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WASHINGTON | Trump: White House counsel Don McGahn to depart in the fall

WASHINGTON | Trump: White House counsel Don McGahn to depart in the fall

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his White House counsel, Don Mcgahn, will be departing in the fall after the expected Senate confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. That will create a vacancy in an office that has been at a center of conflict over the special counsel’s Trump-Russia investigation.

Unlike some less-amiable administration separations, Trump praised his top White House lawyer on Twitter, saying that he had “worked with Don for a long time and truly appreciate his service!” McGahn’s departure had been expected as the White House enters the fall elections and looks to win confirmation for Kavanaugh, the president’s second opportunity to place his imprint on the Supreme Court.

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