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Deputy White House Counsel Uttam Dhillon Expected to Head DEA

Uttam Dhillon (Linkedin photo)

By Allan Lengel

The musical chairs continues at the DEA.

Uttam Dhillon,  deputy White House counsel, is expected to be named the next interim head of the DEA, replacing  Robert W. Patterson, who  announced last month he was leaving the agency after a 30-year DEA career, the Washington Post reports.

The agency has a long history of keeping interim heads for years without being confirmed.

Dhillon has played a key role in internal discussions surrounding the firing of FBI director James B. Comey and the special counsel’s probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election,  the Post writes.

Michael Cohen Says His Loyalty Is To His Family And Country

By Allan Lengel

Attorney Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s fix-it guy, may not be as loyal to Trump as he originally said.

In the first in-depth interview since the FBI raided his office and homes in April, Cohen signaled to ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos his willingness to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller and federal prosecutors in the Southern District of New York.

“My wife, my daughter and my son have my first loyalty and always will,” Cohen said. “I put family and country first.”

Personal Assistant To Manafort Granted FBI Access to Storage Locker

Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort.

By Allan Lengel

The drama of the Paul Manafort’s case continues to unfold.

The latest: A personal assistant to Manafort granted the FBI access to a storage locker, allowing the government to secure evidence that President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager is trying to suppress, Mark Hosenball and Nathan Layne of Reuters reports.

The disclosure was made public during testimony on Friday in a federal court hearing in Virginia.

FBI special agent Jeff Pfeiffer made the disclosure at a hearing to consider whether evidence from the locker and a separate search of Manafort’s home, both in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Alexandria, could be used in a Manafort trial set for July, Reuters reports.