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Trump’s Little-Known Lawyer on the Front Lines Against Mueller

  • Jane Raskin negotiating terms of possible Trump interview
  • Raskin had previous role in ValuJet crash, Boston mob cases

Standing between Donald Trump and Robert Mueller is a little-known Florida lawyer who is leading high-stakes negotiations over whether the president will confront questioning from the special counsel’s investigators.

Jane Raskin who was hired by Trump in April, spent most of her career prosecuting mobsters and defending accused fraudsters, extortionists and other white-collar criminals. Now, she’s the lead negotiator facing Special Counsel Mueller’s team over terms for a presidential interview in the Russia probe.