Trump offered his latest lawyer the job without having met him after other attorneys turned him down, report says

Evan Corcoran

The attorney Evan Corcoran, who currently represents former President Donald Trump.Nathan Howard/Getty Images

  • Attorney Evan Corcoran has been working for Trump since April, The Washington Post reported.

  • Trump hired Corcoran during a conference call without having ever met him, a source told The Post.

  • Trump is said to be struggling to get good lawyers to represent him, a claim he denies.

Former President Donald Trump offered his latest top lawyer a job without having ever met him, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

Trump hired Evan Corcoran, a former federal prosecutor, in April, The Post reported. An unnamed source familiar with the exchange told the newspaper that Trump’s job offer came after other lawyers had declined to work for him.

Corcoran got the job after a Trump advisor introduced him to the former president during a conference call with other lawyers and aids, the source told The Post.

“There was no vetting done by the president,” the person told The Post. “The president got on the call, asked him his name, and if he wanted to do this work, and he said yes.”

Trump is currently facing a mountain of legal challengesincluding an investigation into whether the Trump Organization in New York violated finance laws, and several probes into wrongdoing relating to the 2020 election.

Corcoran is helping Trump in his lawsuit against the Department of Justice over the FBI raid at Mar-a-Lago and investigations into his trump-turns-to-lawyer-on-bannon-s-losing-case-for-doj-talks#xj4y7vzkg” data-ylk=”slk:actions” class=”link “actions during the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot.

Representatives for Trump and Corcoran did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.

It is unclear whether Trump had at least heard of Corcoran before hiring him.

Corcoran represented the former Trump aide Stephen Bannon at his trial last month for defying a subpoena from the January 6

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