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What You Might Not Know about White House Counsel Don McGahn

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Cory Combs

Director of Media Relations

Earlier this week, multiple stories asked the question: Who is Donald McGahn, the White House counsel seemingly at the center of every major POTUS news story?

The so-called ‘fiery’ lawyer, whose job “is to stop scandals before they start,” has had a very rocky first month. But, as our tweetstorm explores, from his time as attorney to scandal-plagued House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, to his destructive tenure at the Federal Election Commission, his rise to power has been equally rocky:










The question now must be: With this context in mind, can we expect similar behavior from Don McGahn to continue as White House counsel?