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 TrumpTrump calls for Republicans to be 'united' on abortion Tlaib calls on Amash to join impeachment resolution Facebook temporarily suspended conservative commentator Candace Owens 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 MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe 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 TrumpUkraine's top prosecutor says no evidence of wrongdoing by Bidens New financial disclosure forms provide glimpses of Trump's wealth Trump's Doral resort revenue has dropped since presidential campaign: report 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.