As McGahn Emerges as Chief Witness in the Mueller Report, Trump and Allies Ramp Up Attacks

HayJenn

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Jul 2014
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Donald F. McGahn II arrived in a windowless conference room in southwest Washington in November 2017 to meet for the first time with the special counsel’s investigators. He was the White House counsel at the time, and he was reluctant to answer their questions for fear that President Trump would one day blame him for any damaging revelations.

A year and a half later, the scapegoating has begun. Mr. Trump and his surrogates began attacking Mr. McGahn shortly after the report by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, revealed he was the chief witness to the president’s attempts to undermine the inquiry. In an interview on Monday, a member of Mr. Trump’s legal team challenged Mr. McGahn’s motives and memory and accused investigators of ignoring inconsistencies in his assertions.

Mr. Giuliani acknowledged that he was amping up attacks on Mr. McGahn in an attempt to undermine the Mueller report as Democrats called for their congressional leaders to use it as a basis for impeachment proceedings. The Democrat-led House Judiciary Committee subpoenaed Mr. McGahn on Monday to testify next month and hand over documents.

The attacks by Mr. Trump and his allies demonstrate the pivotal roles that Mr. McGahn played in the Russia inquiry. As the chief White House lawyer, he stepped in repeatedly to thwart Mr. Trump’s attempts to curtail the investigation. But he also served as the unofficial narrator of the special counsel’s report on whether the president obstructed justice. He is cited 157 times, more than any other witness. Days after a New York Times article in January 2018 revealed that the president directed Mr. McGahn to have the Justice Department fire Mr. Mueller, Mr. Trump told a senior aide he was considering firing Mr. McGahn. The president also wanted Mr. McGahn to create a paper trail denying his own account by writing a letter to keep on file, “something beyond a press statement to demonstrate that the reporting was inaccurate,” according to the report.

As McGahn Emerges as Chief Witness in the Mueller Report, Trump and Allies Ramp Up Attacks

Literally, McGhan is the one who saved his ass on OJ. And now, of course, they are trying to take him "down"

Why anyone would want to work for somebody who "demands" loyalty" but is never loyal to those closest to him, is a mystery to me.
 
Jul 2014
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#Trumpcult has no interest in this subject it seems. They have studiously ignored it:lol:
Ya think all those hopes and dreams that got crushed by the Mueller nothingburger are now hanging on McGhan?

Oh well, gots to keep hope alive, eh?

If THIS doesn't work out then on to Plan C?

And, what IS Plan C, anyhoo?

You can tell me...it'll be our little secret.
 
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Ya think all those hopes and dreams that got crushed by the Mueller nothingburger are now hanging on McGhan?

Oh well, gots to keep hope alive, eh?

If THIS doesn't work out then on to Plan C?

And, what IS Plan C, anyhoo?

You can tell me...it'll be our little secret.




They have not been told what plan C is yet. I'm still trying to figure out what they are hoping from this guy.
 

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