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Did Omarosa sign a nondisclosure agreement? Either way, it's a red flag on a corrupt White House

Donald Trump claims that Omarosa Manigault Newman shouldn’t be talking about her time in his White House because she signed a nondisclosure agreement …

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White House: It’s in ‘Public Interest’ for Staff to Skirt Ethics Rules to Meet With Fox News

White House counsel Don McGahn exempted Bill Shine and Larry Kudlow from ethics rules so they can have meetings with their former colleagues at Fox …

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Conservative law professor unloads on White House counsel Don McGahn for drafting Trump’s NDAs

Adam White, a conservative professor at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School and a research fellow at the right-wing Hoover Institute, …

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Don McGahn hates Rudy Giuliani with the 'intensity of 1,000 burning suns': Report

White House counsel Don McGahn feels a fiery rage toward Rudy Giuliani, the most prominent member of President Trump's outside legal team, according …

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White House Aides Will Stay for Confirmation Fight

“Top White House officials worn out from the chaos of the Trump administration and eyeing the exits in the coming weeks are now considering staying …

The White House

White House attorney Don McGahn to lead Trump’s Supreme Court search

Top White House attorney Don McGahn will oversee President Donald Trump’s selection and confirmation process for a Supreme Court nominee to replace …

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“Don McGahn Hates Rudy with Intensity of 1,000 Burning Suns”: Is Trump Ready to Cook Giuliani?

Inside the West Wing, Giuliani’s recent wacko media appearances have attracted the wrong kind of notice. “Trump thinks he’s saying too much,” one Republican close to the White House told me.<p>Rule No. 1 for advisers to <b>Donald Trump</b> is: don’t become the story. The list of subordinates who fell out with …

Politics

White House Counsel Don McGahn Recused Entire Staff From Russia Probe

Many of the attorneys played key roles in the decisions to fire national security adviser Michael Flynn and FBI Director James Comey, Ty Cobb said.<p>White House counsel Don McGahn recused his whole staff from the investigation into whether President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia …

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Sarah Sanders cursed and screamed at Don McGahn in dispute about Rob Porter: Report

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders cursed and screamed at White House counsel Don McGahn amid the fallout from domestic abuse …

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New Trump legal hires signal aggressive approach towards Mueller

According to NBC News, the recruitment of Emmet Flood sends a clear signal that the team plans to rely more heavily on a legal strategy long …

Politics

The FBI told White House lawyer Don McGahn that Rob Porter abused his wives more than a year ago

• <b>The FBI first alerted White House counsel Don McGahn to allegations of violent spousal abuse made against former White House staff secretary Rob Porter in March 2017, according to a new and more detailed timeline the FBI provided to Congress.</b>• <b><br>The new information contradicts the White House's claim</b> …

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You're Not Gonna Believe This, But Another Lawyer In The White House Would Like To Quit

There is very shocking news to report, and we hope you're sitting down, but it turns out another person in the White House wants to quit.<p>And it's a …

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White House counsel Don McGahn would like to resign later this year, sources say

White House counsel Don McGahn is said to be mulling a resignation later this year.<br>McGahn has signaled an interest in returning to Jones…

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Who’s worse: Trump or his lawyers?

Gee, we’ve been hearing a ton about the turmoil in the president’s legal team. You probably have questions.<p>Is this something else I have to think …

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Skadden's Michael Scudder, Nominated for Posner Seat, Sails Through Senate Hearing

This premium content is locked for<br>National Law Journal subscribers only.<p>Subscribe now to enjoy unlimited access to National Law Journal content,<br>• 5 …

Law

FBI Director Christopher Wray: Trump has 'never asked me to do anything with the Russia investigation'

FBI Director Christopher Wray says President Trump has never made any requests of him regarding the federal Russia probe, but does not deny reports …

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Yes, This Is Going to Be Worse Than Watergate

In 1973, there were still some independent-minded lawmakers in the Grand Old Party. Today, not so much.<p>Something changed last weekend, did it not?<p>The …

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McConnell says he has confidence in Mueller

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday expressed confidence in special counsel Robert Mueller and said he should be …

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Trump's legal team caught up in drama as Robert Mueller's probe continues: Report

John Dowd, one of President Trump’s personal lawyers, was reportedly outraged that Trump hired attorney and legal commentator Joe diGenova to join …

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Team Trump: Expect Trump to Attack Mueller More Directly

The president wants to confront more pointedly the federal probe into Russian election meddling in 2016.<p>On Saturday, Donald Trump did something he’d …

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End Mueller inquiry, Trump lawyer urges

WASHINGTON -- A lawyer for President Donald Trump on Saturday called for the Justice Department to end the special counsel investigation into ties …

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Report: Robert Mueller Has Evidence That Erik Prince Attempted To Create A Secret Trump-Russia Backchannel

In April 2017, the <i>Washington Post</i> first reported that Blackwater founder Erik Prince tried to maneuver for secret line of communication between Trump and Russia. He apparently did so (although he wasn’t an official Trump transition team member) in January 2017 by meeting with a Putin ally in the …

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Trump wanted WH counsel McGahn to deny Mueller firing story: NYT

Ari Melber talks with Michael Schmidt, reporter for The New York Times, about new reporting that Donald Trump talked to Reince Priebus and Don McGahn …

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NYT: Trump ignores legal advice, talks to witnesses about Mueller

The New York Times reports that President Trump spoke to Reince Priebus and Don McGahn about their testimony to Mueller’s team, raising questions …

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Cigna reaches $52 billion deal to buy Express Scripts

Health insurer Cigna has agreed to buy pharmacy benefit giant Express Scripts for $52 billion in cash and stock. Including debt, the deal is valued …

Business

Trump asked Priebus about Mueller testimony but it was 'nothing' of substance, sources say

President Trump asked Reince Priebus about the former White House chief of staff's testimony in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, sources confirmed to Fox News on Wednesday -- but they said the talk included “nothing” of substance.<p>A source with knowledge of the investigation said the …

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Gary Cohn Flees the Foundering SS Trump

Gary Cohn has resigned from the Trump administration, apparently because the idiocy of Trump’s steel tariffs was finally too much for him. Besides, …

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The Complete History of President Trump’s Feud With Jeff Sessions

We now live in a world where the attorney general going out to dinner with two top Justice Department officials is not only news, but a sign that …

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Trump on Jared Kushner’s security clearance problem

Donald Trump's punted on a question about son-in-law Jared Kushner’s security clearance problem. Tonight, the Washington Post reports Deputy AG Rod …

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Rosenstein recently flagged issues about Kushner's clearance

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein notified the White House this month that the security clearance for President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner …

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