New Details About The Trump-Mueller Saga From Don McGahn’s Testimony

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Share to Linkedin The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday released 241 pages of testimony from former White House Counsel Don McGahn offering new details about former President Donald Trump’s attempts to oust Robert Mueller as special counsel. WASHINGTON, DC – OCTOBER 17: (AFP OUT) White House Counsel Don McGahn (R) attends a cabinet meeting … [+] with U. S.

President Donald Trump in the Cabinet Room at the White House October 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. Earlier this week President Donald Trump dispatched Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia and Turkey to meet with those countries’ leaders about the disappearance of Saudi dissident and Washington Post opinion columnist Jamal Khashoggi. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Some of the most surprising testimony came from McGahn recounting phone calls in which Trump pressured McGahn to help oust Mueller, as the president asked the White House counsel to pressure the Department of Justice over alleged conflicts of interest. McGahn more...