Ex-lawyer for Clinton campaign law firm pleads not guilty to charge in Trump-Russia probe

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By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A former lawyer for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign law firm pleaded not guilty on Friday to lying to the FBI, a charge by a U.S. special counsel investigating the origins of a FBI probe of potential ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign. Sean Berkowitz, a lawyer for Michael Sussmann, 57, a cybersecurity specialist who worked for the Perkins, Coie law firm, told U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia Faruqui that he was entering “a plea of not guilty on behalf of Mr. Sussmann”. Andrew Defilippis, representing special counsel John Durh…

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