White House Counsel Don McGahn Cooperating in Mueller Probe

White House Counsel Don McGahn Cooperating in Mueller Probe

White House Counsel Don McGahn Cooperating in Mueller Probe

According to The New York Times, Mr. McGahn in at least three voluntary interviews with investigators that totalled 30 hours over the past nine months, described Mr. Trump's furore toward the Russian Federation investigation and the ways in which the President urged Mr. McGahn to respond to it.

McGahn agreed to cooperate with the investigation in part because Trump's first team of criminal lawyers agreed to cooperate fully with Mueller, stating they believed they could end the investigation quickly, as Trump had nothing to hide. "It would have been like having the keys to the kingdom".

Giuliani also told NBC that Trump had encouraged McGahn to talk to Mueller, "is happy that he did, and is quite secure that there is nothing in the testimony that will hurt the president". No Collusion, No Obstruction.

Trump on August 18, 2018, accused social media platforms of "totally discriminating" against users with right-wing views while dubbing mainstream news outlets CNN and MSNBC "sick".

A White House speechwriter who spoke at a 2016 conference "frequented" by white nationalists no longer holds that position, CNN reported Sunday.

Trump's outside legal counsel, Rudy Giuliani, said McGahn's co-operation would help bolster Trump's claims that he did nothing wrong.

"Time for Mueller investigation to file report", Giuliani tweeted earlier Saturday.

As White House counsel since the beginning of the Trump administration, McGahn could have rare insight into the president's thinking.

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According to Trump, the New York Times has been "fake news" since the day he announced that he was running for president.

McGahn has told Mueller's team that he never personally witnessed Trump breaking the law, but the information he has divulged could be potentially damaging. However, the source played down the Times article, saying that there didn't seem to be anything revelatory in the report's information and adding that it was already known that Trump instructed McGahn to cooperate with Mueller's team.

"Mr. McGahn chose to fully cooperate with Mr. Mueller".

As for White House lawyer McGahn, along with his attorney William Burck, he believed nothing good could come out of working with Mueller but gave up the fight after Trump gave his approval.

Trump compared Mueller's investigation to the tactics employed by the late senator Joseph McCarthy, who alleged that Communist agents and Soviet spies had infiltrated the USA government, accusing some of treason without evidence. "So bad for America!" In one of his tweets, Trump called them "two Fake reporters".

On Sunday, he compared Mueller with 1950s-era U.S. senator Joseph McCarthy, whose anti-Communist crusade eventually led to his censure by the Senate.

"When you tell me that, you know, he should testify because he's going to tell the truth and he shouldn't worry, well that's so silly because it's somebody's version of the truth".

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