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Wed Aug 29, 2018, 06:47 AM

Scoop: Don McGahn's coming White House exit

Source: Axios

Top White House officials and sources close to White House counsel Don McGahn tell Axios that McGahn will step down this fall after Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed to the Supreme Court, or after the midterms.

The big picture: That potentially puts a successor in charge of fielding a blizzard of requests or subpoenas for documents and testimony if Democrats win control of the House in the midterms. And if the White House winds up fighting special counsel Robert Mueller, an epic constitutional fight could lie ahead.

We're told that Trump has not formalized a successor.

But McGahn has told a confidant he would like his successor to be Emmet Flood, a Clinton administration alumnus who joined the White House in May to deal with the Russia probe.

Read more: https://www.axios.com/don-mcgahn-white-house-counsel-departure-emmet-flood-b4aeedcd-ac15-4502-995a-1e972ffa530e.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twsocialshare&utm_campaign=organic

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Wed Aug 29, 2018, 07:50 AM

1. Can't believe McGahn lasted this long.

The Trump White House is such a shit show.

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Wed Aug 29, 2018, 10:48 AM

2. The orange pustule will not appoint Emmit Flood

no way he would appoint someone from the Clinton administration.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Thu Aug 30, 2018, 12:55 AM

3. Trump is clearing the decks to fire Mueller.

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