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Sun Jun 13, 2021, 06:20 PM

AP source: Justice Dept secretly subpoenaed McGahn's records

Source: AP

By MICHAEL BALSAMO and ERIC TUCKER

WASHINGTON (AP) — Apple informed former Trump White House counsel Don McGahn and his wife that the Justice Department had subpoenaed information about accounts belonging to them in 2018, a person familiar with the matter said Sunday, days after two House lawmakers disclosed they, too, had their information secretly subpoenaed.

It’s not clear yet why the Trump administration sought the McGahns’ records. But the others were part of a leak probe related to the investigation of Russian-related election interference. The extraordinary disclosure that the Justice Department sought records of a sitting White House counsel and others, which was first reported by the New York Times, raises questions about how far the Trump administration was willing to go to ferret out who it thought might be responsible for damaging information about the administration.

Separately on Sunday, the Senate’s top Democrat called on the Justice Department’s chief national security official — a Trump appointee who has remained in the Biden administration — to testify under oath voluntarily or face a subpoena to answer questions about secretly seizing the phone data from House Democrats and reporters as part of the aggressive investigations into leaks.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said it is “imperative” the Senate Judiciary Committee issue a subpoena to John Demers, the assistant attorney general for national security, in addition to former attorneys general Bill Barr and Jeff Sessions, if they refuse to appear voluntarily.



Former White House counsel Don McGahn departs after appearing for questioning behind closed doors by the House Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, June 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)


Read more: https://apnews.com/article/don-mcgahn-subpoena-trump-apple-russia-probe-leaks-justice-1252749aa9ad526cc01d633949bd9b5a

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Reply AP source: Justice Dept secretly subpoenaed McGahn's records (Original post)
Omaha Steve Jun 13 OP
Effete Snob Jun 13 #1
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bucolic_frolic Jun 13 #3
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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Sun Jun 13, 2021, 06:43 PM

1. McGahn was a real angel

He never did anything wrong. I can’t imagine why he might have been the subject of a legitimate investigation.

But some folks seem to have found a new “victim” to defend in the Trump White House.

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Sun Jun 13, 2021, 07:03 PM

2. Trump was doing everything he accused the Democrats of doing. He should already be rotting in jail.

yup. But I wonder if it will ever happen!







Trump was doing everything he accused the Democrats of doing.

He should already be rotting in jail.


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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Sun Jun 13, 2021, 08:40 PM

3. No surprise, Trump was his own Deep State while accusing others of being the real Deep State

Confusion, obfuscation, projection, lies ... all seem a strategy to accomplish something ... was it power, dictatorship, or hasn't it been uncovered yet?

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Sun Jun 13, 2021, 10:42 PM

4. That information should motivate McGahn to tell all about the buffoon.

There should be no loyalty from McGahn towards the buffoon, and he must know a lot about what the buffoon did during those four years.

I know McGahn testified, but there were conditions.

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Response to Escurumbele (Reply #4)

Mon Jun 14, 2021, 02:57 AM

5. I know, right?

He knows more about what corrupt deeds were going on behind the MAGA curtain than anyone besides Kelly Ann Conway, and he now has every reason to sing.

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