allies in a circular firing squad over Don Jr email

The latest episode in the White House's Russia soap opera is pitting allies of the president against each other and creating divides in the president's family as key figures in the collusion drama rush to protect their own interests.

President Donald and his eldest son, now at the center of the allegations following the disclosure of his meeting with a Russian attorney, have retained separate attorneys. So has son-in-law Jared Kushner.

's former campaign hands are meanwhile pointing the finger of blame at each other for the disclosure last week of the most damning evidence yet of attempted cooperation between the Republican's election apparatus and the Kremlin.

The latest episode in the White House's Russia soap opera is pitting allies of the president against each other and creating divides in the president's family as key figures in the collusion drama rush to protect their own interests. The president and his son have obtained separate lawyers

The latest episode in the White House's Russia soap opera is pitting allies of the president against each other and creating divides in the president's family as key figures in the collusion drama rush to protect their own interests. The president and his son have obtained separate lawyers

's former campaign hands are meanwhile pointing the finger of blame at each other for the disclosure last week of the most damning evidence yet of attempted cooperation with the Russians. Roger Stone (right) posited that it was Corey Lewandowski. Lewandowksi brought up Stone's ties to Paul Manafort

Manafort supposedly told Stone that it wasn't him. The former Trump campaign manager declined to comment, through a spokesman

Manafort supposedly told Stone that it wasn't him. The former campaign manager declined to comment, through a spokesman

Donald Jr last week confirmed that he set up a meeting for himself, Kushner and former campaign manager Paul Manafort that he believed would yield dirt on .

He was told in an email exchange that the person he was meeting with, who turned out to be Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, had sensitive information on Clinton that came from the inside the Kremlin.

After a drip, drip, drip of reports from the New York Times, Jr released the email exchange in full. He also retained criminal defense attorney Alan Futerfas, a litigator who's defended members of the mob.

President is being represented by an entirely different set of lawyers. His team is led by Marc Kasowitz of Kasowitz, Benson Torres.

'I certainly don’t represent Donald , Jr,' a litigator for the president, Jay Sekulow, said Sunday.

Now the Times obtained the emails implicating the president's son in Russian collusion remains a secret. Any number of people could have played Judas Iscariot in the incident.

At least eight people are known to have attended the June 2016 meeting at Tower. Aside from the representatives and the lawyer, an

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