Presidential support not the Trump card it used to be
The Los Angeles-headquartered law firm in talks to merge
with Allen & Overy has come under the spotlight for reasons
it probably would have liked to avoid. According to the
editorial section of O'Melveny & Myers' Wikipedia entry,
earlier this month a request was made that the section titled
'Support for the Trump administration' be nixed entirely.
Linking the firm to the president is 'subjective, false and
misleading, and should be removed', it read.
However, ex-Reagan counsel Arthur Culvahouse Jr, formerly of
O'Melveny and now US ambassador to Australia, was in fact
involved in vetting potential candidates to fill the position
of running mate during Trump's presidential campaign. He took
on a similar role in 2008, assisting Senator John McCain in