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richard leon U.S. District Judge Richard Leon in Washington. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

A trial judge in Washington, D.C., on Friday pressed both Trump Justice Department lawyers and attorneys with Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer over a more than $200,000 settlement they reached in a case where Trump officials admitted to lying in court, questioning the “reasonableness” of the attorneys’ fees sought by the private firm.

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Jacqueline Thomsen

Jacqueline Thomsen, based in Washington, is a reporter covering D.C. federal courts and the legal side of politics. Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter @jacq_thomsen.

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