Trump-appointed judge defends Mueller, scolds lawyer for Russian firm

Friedrich described the lawyer’s attacks against the special counsel as “meritless.”

…”I thought your brief was inappropriate and unprofessional and ineffective,” Friedrich told Dubelier. “You have undermined your credibility in this courthouse.”

“Knock it off,” added Friedrich.

…In court Monday, Dubelier defended the filing and accused Friedrich, a Trump appointee, of not being impartial.

…Concord Management was one of three companies charged last February with carrying out a multimillion-dollar social media disinformation campaign designed to sow discord among U.S. voters and boost Donald Trump’s campaign.

Mueller’s team said the funding for the effort was provided by Yevgeniy Prigozhin, one of the wealthiest men in Russia and a close friend of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s.

Trump-appointed judge defends Mueller, scolds lawyer for Russian firm

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