Assaulting the DOJ would increase the likelihood that he would be prosecuted.
A new report from The Washington Post reveals new details about why high-priced Trump lawyer .
Christopher Kise has fallen out of favour in his efforts to defend Trump from potential charges under the Espionage Act.
Contradicting a report from CNN that claimed Kise was being "sidelined" by other lawyers.
The Post reports that Kise has sought to convince Trump to look for a way out of the Department of Justice's probe into former President Clinton's refusal.
According to reports, Kise warned Trump that making hostile assaults on the DOJ increases the likelihood that he would be charged with a crime.