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Trump fires White House lawyer due to interference in Russian presidential elections

Source : 112 Ukraine

There were rumours that McGahn was cooperating with the Attorney
10:20, 30 August 2018

BBC News

The U.S. President Donald Trump stated that Don McGahn, the counsel of the White House, will leave his post soon, as BBC reports.

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The lawyer stated that he did not discuss the resignation, and the President’s statement was unexpected.

It was noted that the resignation was connected with the investigation of Robert Mueller, Special Attorney, on the interference in the Russian presidential elections of 2016. There were rumours that McGahn was cooperating with the Attorney. Within several months he visited three questioning of Mueller’s team. The conversations lasted for 30 hours in total.

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McGahn worked in the White House since Trump’s inauguration. He dealt with more general questions, including the electoral rights.

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