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 TrumpSupreme Court comes to Trump's aid on immigration Trump is failing on trade policy Trump holds call with Netanyahu to discuss possible US-Israel defense treaty 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 MuellerFox's Cavuto roasts Trump over criticism of network Mueller report fades from political conversation Trump calls for probe of Obama book deal 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 Trump2020 is not a family affair, for a change Pompeo jokes about speaking at Trump hotel: 'The guy who owns it' is 'going to be successful' Ex-sycophants highlight the void of competence around Trump 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.