Tag Archives: Don McGahn

Trump Attacks Don McGahn: I Was “Never A Big Fan”

Politico reports: President Donald Trump lashed out at Don McGahn late on Saturday, tweeting that he was “Never a big fan” of the former White House counsel amid an ongoing battle between House Democrats and the administration over documents and testimony related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. “I was NOT going to fire Bob Mueller, and did not fire …

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White House Twice Asked McGahn To Publicly Deny Trump Obstructed Justice, McGahn Refused Each Time

The New York Times reports: White House officials asked at least twice in the past month for the key witness against President Trump in the Mueller report, Donald F. McGahn II, to say publicly that he never believed the president obstructed justice, according to two people briefed on the requests. Mr. McGahn, who was the president’s first White House counsel, …

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White House Tells McGahn To Defy House Subpoena

ABC News reports: The White House has instructed former White House counsel Donald McGahn not to comply with a subpoena from House Democrats for documents related to the special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, according to a letter sent Tuesday from White House counsel Pat Cipollone to McGahn’s attorney William Burck. Earlier Tuesday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on …

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Trump Vows To Block Don McGahn From Testifying

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not believe he would allow former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify to committees in Congress, saying McGahn had already spoken to the special counsel on the Russia probe. “I would say it’s done,” Trump told Fox News. “I’ve had him testifying already for 30 hours,” Trump said, referring …

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Trump Claims Media Is Lying About Mueller Report

Here’s what the Mueller report actually says: Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, a redacted version of which was released to the public Thursday morning, revealed President Trump ordered White House counsel Don McGahn to fire Mueller in 2017. McGahn refused to do so and threatened to resign instead, telling an associate the president had asked him to do “crazy shit.” …

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House Subpoenas Former WH Counsel Don McGahn

CNN reports: The House Judiciary Committee has served former White House counsel Don McGahn with a subpoena as part of its investigation into obstruction of justice, a move to bring in a key player with direct knowledge about President Donald Trump’s efforts to undermine the Russia probe, according to a source familiar with the discussion. The Democratic-led panel authorized subpoenas …

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Former WH Lawyer: Trump Yelled At Me For Two Years

Axios reports: Don McGahn, who has kept his head down since leaving as White House counsel, shared some off-the-record thoughts on Thursday in a lunch with about 40 senior Republican Senate aides. Details: “I spent the last couple of years getting yelled at,” he said, per two sources at the lunch, held in the Capitol’s Strom Thurmond room. “And you …

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Trump Confirms Exit Of White House Counsel McGahn

USA Today reports: White House counsel Don McGahn, who had extraordinary access to President Donald Trump during some of his most controversial dealings and decisions, will leave his post this fall, the president said Wednesday. Trump announced McGahn’s departure on Twitter hours after a report by Axios broke the news that the lawyer planned to leave. Trump thanked McGahn for …

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REPORT: WH Counsel Don McGahn To Exit This Fall

Axios reports: Top White House officials and sources close to White House counsel Don McGahn tell Axios that McGahn will step down this fall — after Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed to the Supreme Court, or after the midterms. That potentially puts a successor in charge of fielding a blizzard of requests or subpoenas for documents and testimony if Democrats win …

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Giuliani: The McGahn Leak Proves Mueller Is Panicking

From the far-right Washington Times: Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani suggested Saturday that investigators with the special counsel’s office are “panicking” by leaking information about White House counsel Donald McGahn’s cooperation in an effort to prod the president into testifying. “I think the best analysis would be that the Mueller team is panicking, they know they don’t have a case, there …

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Trump Unleashes Wild Tweetstorm Over Don McGahn

Glorious Leader’s is freaking out over Don McGahn: President Trump early Sunday attacked the “failing” New York Times for a report that he said implied White House counsel Don McGahn must be a “John Dean type RAT.” Trump said late Saturday that McGahn is cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation on questions about possible obstruction of justice because Trump …

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BOMBSHELL: White House Counsel Don McGahn Has “Cooperated Extensively” With Robert Mueller’s Team

The New York Times reports: The White House counsel, Donald F. McGahn II, has cooperated extensively in the special counsel investigation, sharing detailed accounts about the episodes at the heart of the inquiry into whether President Trump obstructed justice, including some that investigators would not have learned of otherwise, according to a dozen current and former White House officials and …

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Another White House Lawyer Expected To Hit The Exit

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump’s new attorney, Emmet Flood, a veteran of the Clinton impeachment battles, is the leading candidate to replace the White House’s top lawyer, several people familiar with the matter said Thursday. The move would be an effort to prepare for the possibility that Democrats could regain control of the House after the November election …

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Trump Considered Firing WH Counsel Don McGahn If He Didn’t Deny NYT Report He Had Threatened To Resign

The Hill reports: President Trump reportedly considered firing White House counsel Don McGahn if he didn’t deny a report that he threatened to resign after Trump ordered him to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, according to The New York Times. In January, the Times reported that Trump ordered Mueller to be fired last year, but was stopped after McGahn threatened …

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Graham: Mueller Should Probe Firing Report [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Sunday said special counsel Robert Mueller should take a look at reports that President Trump tried to fire him last summer. “I don’t know if the story is true or not, but I know this, Mueller should look at it,” Graham said on ABC’s “This Week.” “Don McGahn, if the story is …

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