Trump's legal team considering possible conflicts of interest for diGenova: report

Possible conflicts of interest are leaving the future of veteran Washington attorney Joseph diGenova's role on President TrumpDonald John TrumpThis week: House kicks off public phase of impeachment inquiry Impeachment week: Trump probe hits crucial point Judd Gregg: The big, big and bigger problem MORE's legal team uncertain, according to a CNN report on Friday.

DiGenova's hiring was announced on Monday, just days before John Dowd, who led the team helping Trump navigate special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerSpeier says impeachment inquiry shows 'very strong case of bribery' by Trump Gowdy: I '100 percent' still believe public congressional hearings are 'a circus' Comey: Mueller 'didn't succeed in his mission because there was inadequate transparency' MORE's investigation into Russian election meddling, resigned on Thursday. DiGenova has been considered a possible front-runner to replace Dowd. 

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But concerns have arisen about potential conflicts of interest for both diGenova and his wife and law partner, Victoria Toensing, who was also under consideration to join the team, according to CNN. One source told the news network that no one had officially been hired.

The potential conflicts were flagged to Trump's legal team by Dowd before he resigned, CNN reported.

"There is an ongoing process regarding potential conflicts," Trump attorney Jay Sekulow told The Hill.

At issue, according to CNN, is whether diGenova and Toensing would be able to serve the president without bumping up against conflicts of interest. 

Toensing also represents Mark CoralloMark CoralloThe 81 names targeted in Democrats' expansive Trump probe The Memo: Capitol Hill braces for Cohen fireworks The Memo: Trump allies fret as legal troubles multiply MORE, a former spokesman for Trump's legal team, who has spoken to Mueller's team about the president and his aides' response to revelations last year that Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpKhizr Khan: Trump family 'has no idea what service and sacrifice is' Hillicon Valley: Facebook to remove mentions of potential whistleblower's name | House Dems demand FCC action over leak of location data | Dem presses regulators to secure health care data Facebook, YouTube to remove 'any and all' mention of potential whistleblower's name MORE, met with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower in 2016.

Other attorneys are reportedly also under consideration to replace Dowd on the legal team, with multiple reports indicating Trump is looking to shake up his personal legal team.

Jonathan Easley contributed.