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A lawyer for Lev Parnas, an associate of U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, who has been charged with campaign finance violations, has requested to be withdrawn as counsel because of Parnas’ inability to pay both his lawyers, according to a filing made on Christmas Eve.

“Since I entered my appearance, Mr. Parnas’ apparent ability to fund his defense has diminished,” attorney Edward MacMahon Jr. said in a Tuesday filing with the federal court in Manhattan.

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