“Lichtblau가 재판에서 증인 입장을 취하는 경우, 법원은 그에게 직접 증언의 범위에 속하는 모든 관련 질문에 답하도록 요구해야 합니다., 범죄 혐의, or his credibility and reliability,” Durham wrote in a response to Lichtblau’s motion for protective rights.
Sussmann has been charged with making a false statement to the FBI when he told former FBI General Counsel James Baker in September 2016, 대선을 두 달 앞두고, that he was not doing work “모든 클라이언트를 위해” when he requested and attended a meeting where he presented “purported data and ‘white papers’ that allegedly demonstrated a covert communicates channel” 중에서 the Trump Organization and Alfa Bank, which has ties to the Kremlin.
Durham’s team alleges Sussmann was, 사실로, doing work for two clients: the Hillary Clinton campaign and a technology executive, Rodney Joffe. Following the meeting with Baker, Sussmann billed the Clinton campaign for his work. Sussmann has pleaded not guilty to the charge.