McGahn Will Exit White House Soon

Trump lawyer McGahn, Mueller cooperator, may leave White House

President Donald Trump's White House legal counsel, Don McGahn, may leave the administration in fall, according to Axios.

"I have worked with Don for a long time and truly appreciate his service!" the president's tweet said.

During his time as White House counsel, McGahn repeatedly butted heads with Trump and occupied a position rife with conflicts. He also helped guide Trump's selection of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch and the president's nomination of Kavanaugh and helped oversee a dramatic rollback of Obama era regulations.

Don McGahn listens to Donald Trump speak.

He has met extensively with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team in its investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, and is an important potential witness regarding whether Trump obstructed justice when he fired FBI Director James Comey. But McGahn and Trump are still on "amicable" terms, Giuliani said.

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But Mr McGahn was well-liked in Washington DC, with Senate Judiciary Chair Chuck Grassley lamenting his departure.

Trump's announcement of McGahn's departure came as a surprise, including to McGahn.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said there is "really not" a major reason McGahn is leaving this fall.

He has met with investigators on at least three occasions for many hours at a time and threatened to resign previous year if Trump continued to press for Mueller's removal.

"Don's significance to the judiciary, the White House and the nation can not be overstated, and I look forward to his continued efforts on behalf of our country", McConnell added. While it had been an open secret inside the White House that McGahn planned to leave after Kavanaugh's confirmation process concludes, he had not discussed his plans directly with Trump, according to this person.

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The Post spoke with 26 White House advisers, officials, lawyers, and strategists, and several said that Trump does not have a strategy in place should Democrats take control of the House and have subpoena power.

McGahn has also pushed back when Trump has sought to oust Attorney General Jeff Sessions, also out of frustration over the Mueller probe.

"People like him", Sanders said of Flood.

But the Times said McGahn's cooperation arose in part from a feeling that he needed to protect himself, and speculation quickly mounted about whether McGahn's testimony could harm the president.

McGahn was the White House official approached in January 2017 by Sally Yates, then the acting attorney general, over concerns that Flynn was vulnerable to blackmail because of conversations he had with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

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