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Fri Apr 19, 2019, 01:36 PM

Former counsel may have saved Trump from himself

WASHINGTON Don McGahn was barely on speaking terms with President Donald Trump when he left the White House last fall. But special counsel Robert Mueller's report reveals the president may owe his former top lawyer a debt of gratitude.

McGahn, who sat with Mueller for about 30 hours of interviews, emerged as a central character in Mueller's painstaking investigation into whether Trump obstructed justice and impeded the years-long Russia investigation. In one striking scene, Mueller recounts how Trump called McGahn twice at home and directed him to set Mueller's firing in motion. McGahn recoiled and threatened to resign instead.

Mueller concluded that McGahn and others effectively halted Trump's efforts to influence the investigation, prompting some White House officials and outside observers to call him an unsung hero in the effort to protect the president.

John Marston, a former Washington, D.C. assistant United States attorney, said McGahn appeared to help Trump "both in real time with his actions and then as well as being forthcoming."

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/former-counsel-may-have-saved-trump-from-himself/ar-BBW6EL2?li=BBnb7Kz

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mr_lebowski Apr 2019 #1

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Fri Apr 19, 2019, 01:41 PM

1. Man these Trump fuckers will try to spin ANYTHING ...

Seriously doubt that McGahn was only trying to protect Trump from himself.

He was acting in his official capacity ... it was his JOB to say to 'f-that, are you nuts?'.

Ultimately he knew he was saving his own ass, personally and professionally, by refusing this illegal order.

But now the Trumpists wanna pretend he's actually a HERO to them for refusing to do what their Fuhrer demanded?

Such a bunch of phony, lying fucks this group are.

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