Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.

NEW LONDON, CT - MAY 17: US President Donald Trump looks on as he hands out diplomas to Coast Guard cadets at the commencement ceremony at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, May 17, 2017 in New London, Connecticut. This is President Trump's second commencement address since taking office and comes amid controversy after his firing of FBI Director James Comey. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
NEW LONDON, CT - MAY 17: US President Donald Trump looks on as he hands out diplomas to Coast Guard cadets at the commencement ceremony at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, May 17, 2017 in New London, Connecticut. This is President Trump's second commencement address since taking office and comes amid controversy after his firing of FBI Director James Comey. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

    JUST WATCHED

    Sources: Trump to hire outside attorney

MUST WATCH

Sources: Trump to hire outside attorney

A senior White House official tells CNN President Trump is expected to hire an outside attorney to deal with the special counsel investigation into Russia's ties to the US election.

Sources: Trump to hire outside attorney

A senior White House official tells CNN President Trump is expected to hire an outside attorney to deal with the special counsel investigation into Russia's ties to the US election.