Sussmann Again Seeks Details For 'Muddled' Criminal Charge

By Andrew Strickler and Khorri Atkinson (October 26, 2021, 2:19 PM EDT) -- Ex-Perkins Coie partner Michael Sussmann on Monday again demanded more "precision" on the criminal charge that he lied to the FBI's top lawyer as he drew a link between former President Donald Trump's company and a Russian bank.

Doubling down on his last call for a bill of particulars, the cybersecurity expert argued that a "muddled" indictment had to be fixed with more up-front information about the exact wording and context of the alleged falsehood.

Sussmann, who also appeared via video at a status conference Tuesday, was among the Perkins Coie lawyers working for the Hillary Clinton campaign in 2016. In...

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