Trump's Lawyer Apologizes for Profanity-Filled Email Threat

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Kasowitz then responded again, telling the man to call him and appearing to offer his phone number.

A viewer, who is a retired PR executive, sent an email to Kasowitz that had "Resign Now" as subject line.

Kasowitz replied with series of angry messages sent between 9:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Eastern time. "If and when a security clearance is needed, Mr. Kasowitz will apply for one with the other members of the legal team". You are f--g with me now. "Watch your back, bitch".

He later responded, saying "Call me".

"I'm going to try to hold it together just in honor of Marc Kasowitz". Let's see who you are.

ProPublica reviewed IP addresses and mail servers, and found that the emails were sent from Kasowitz's law firm.

A few minutes later, he sent a more detailed response to the unknown person.

The security clearance background check also considers "any information relevant to strength of character, honesty, discretion, sound judgement [and] reliability".

President Trump's personal lawyer for the Russia scandal threatened a stranger in an email Wednesday evening, writing, "Watch your back, b*tch" and "I already know where you live", according to Justin Elliot of ProPublica.

"No good can come of this and, in fact, your name may be [sic] turn out to be a disparaging historical footnote to the presidency of DJT", the man wrote. Click the link and read the full exchange to see for yourself just how anodyne the original email was. "This is one of those times where one wishes he could reverse the clock, but of course I can't", he said.

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"He has not come into the office intoxicated, attorneys have not had to go across the street to the restaurant during the workday to consult Kasowitz on work matters". The report claimed that Kasowitz was not seeking security clearance - in spite of his position as Trump's personal attorney - and added that even if he tried to obtain clearance, he may face "trouble" in doing so.

Marc Kasowitz arrives at a press conference on June 8, after the testimony of fired FBI Director James Comey. He did not want to be identified in the publication's story. Trump was reportedly advised to acquire legal representation to protect himself in the federal investigation. Trump Jr.'s collusion incident reportedly stemmed from a string of emails with a Russian lawyer.

In the final missive, Kasowitz referenced his own and the recipient's heritage, writing, "I'm Jewish".

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