Sussmann Acquittal Raises Question: What Is Durham Actually Trying to Do?

Supporters of the Trump-era prosecutor are lauding his work as a success in unearthing politically charged information, even though his first case to go to trial ended in failure.

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Michael Sussmann Is Acquitted in Case Brought by Trump-Era Prosecutor

The Democratic-linked lawyer was accused of lying about his clients to the F.B.I. when he passed on a tip about possible connections between Donald J. Trump and Russia.

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Prosecutors and Defense Duel in Closing Arguments of Sussmann Trial

A verdict is expected as early as Tuesday in the case brought by a Trump-era special counsel against a lawyer with ties to Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.

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Durham Distances Himself From Furor in Right-Wing Media Over Filing

The special counsel implicitly acknowledged that White House internet data he discussed, which conservative outlets have portrayed as proof of spying on the Trump White House, came from the Obama era.

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Court Filing Started a Furor in Right-Wing Outlets, but Their Narrative Is Off Track

The latest alarmist claims about spying on Trump appeared to be flawed, but the explanation is byzantine — underlining the challenge for journalists in deciding what merits coverage.

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Evidence Muddles Durham’s Case on Sussmann’s F.B.I. Meeting

One disclosure dovetails with the special counsel John Durham’s indictment against Michael Sussmann, while several others clash with it.

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Defendant in Case Brought by Durham Says New Evidence Undercuts Charge

Lawyers for Michael Sussmann, accused by the Trump-era special counsel of lying to the F.B.I., asked for a quick trial after receiving what they said was helpful material from prosecutors.

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Trump Server’s Connections to Alfa Bank Produces Fresh Conflict

A recent indictment suggested that researchers who found strange internet links between a Russian bank and the Trump Organization did not really believe their own work. They are pushing back.

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Trump-Era Special Counsel Secures Indictment of Lawyer

The defendant, Michael Sussmann, is accused of lying to the F.B.I. in a meeting about Trump and Russia. He denies wrongdoing.

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