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Andrew Weissmann, a top attorney at Special Counsel Robert Müller Russia probe, has reportedly signed a deal with a publisher to write a book.
The New York Times reported on Friday that the book was acquired by Random House. It is unclear how much of the book is the focus on the study of Russian meddling in the 2016 elections, and other Affairs, the President of Trump and his associates.
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Weissmann, who has left the Ministry of justice and now teaches law at New York University, did not respond to an E-Mail from Fox News seeking comment on Friday. A Random House spokesman could not be reached.
But the message of the book follows the current versions of several anti-Trump, a former justice Department officials, including former FBI Director, James Comey and former Deputy FBI Director, Andrew McCabe.
Weissmann, whom The New York Times once called Miller “legal pit bull”, was heavily involved in the criminal case against the former trump-campaign-Chairman Paul Manafort. He also served as general counsel of the FBI and was an assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern district of New York. A veteran justice Department Prosecutor, he was Deputy, then head of the Department task force to investigate and then prosecute Enron executives in the energy giant’s collapse.
In the course of his career, Weissman has agreed to pay to the organized crime, corporate fraud and other complex cases.
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“He took in New York, the most feared organized crime families, solved the incredibly ornate fraudsters at Enron and has been pursuing international criminals, their carefully concealed financial transactions that, in many dark corners of the world,” said Leslie Caldwell, in conjunction with Weissmann at the Ministry of justice and as a Brooklyn Prosecutor.
He has also dismissed overlook controversial persecution in the past, ultimately led to convictions and accusations of Prosecutor misconduct.
But Republicans criticized Weissmann and other prosecutors in Miller’s team, for their supposed political affiliation. Weissmann donated together a total of $2,300 to Obama’s campaign in 2008 and 2006, he contributed at least $2,000 for the Democratic National Committee. Sidney Powell, who is now a lawyer for former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn, accused Weissmann of the “Prosecutor’s reaching-over” in the past cases.
The book could draw attention, because Müller, the team was famously tight-lipped during his probe. In his only public comments about the investigation, Miller said, he did not testify to the intention to in front of the Congress and hoped that the report would speak for itself.
Fox News’ Brooke Singman contributed to this report.