White House lawyer a key witness in probe

Posted: August 19, 2018 at 4:34 a.m.
Updated: August 19, 2018 at 4:34 a.m.

White House counsel Don McGahn listens during a Cabinet meeting Thursday. Fearing President Donald Trump was setting him up for blame, people close to him say, McGahn has been cooperating with the special counsel’s investigation to show he did nothing wrong.

White House counsel Don McGahn has cooperated extensively in the special counsel's Russia investigation, sharing detailed accounts about episodes at the heart of the inquiry into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, according to a dozen current and former White House officials and others briefed on the matter.

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