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Trump to Pay His Own Legal Bills in Russian Probe

The legal bills have been piling up for both Trump and those around him

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    President Donald Trump has began paying for his own legal defense in connection with the FBI's investigation into the influence of Russian meddling in national elections, CNBC reported. 

    The Republican National Committee and his campaign were paying for Trump's steep legal fees.

    Bloomberg first reported the president would be paying his own legal bills Friday.

    An interview with investigators could cost more than $30,000, according to the Bloomberg article.

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