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Clarke largely blamed Attorney General Jeff Sessions for the lack of diversity ... Gregory Katsas, another pick for judge, is a White House lawyer ...
White House counsel Don McGahn will be interviewed by investigators ... in which former acting Attorney General Sally Yates told White House ...

Kelly, 61, was elected as county attorney in 2010 and re-elected in 2014. Before his election seven years ago, he served for a decade as chief ...
White House counsel Donald McGahn on Friday blasted as "completely false" the criticism that President Trump has outsourced his judicial ...
... he is married to a senior lawyer in the White House counsel's Office. ... is a deputy assistant attorney general at the Justice Department, is the ...

the White House says it is playing ball with Justice Department special ... have said they expect Congress to permit the special counsel to do his work. ... But his boss, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, is scheduled on Tuesday ...
White House lawyer Ty Cobb said Sunday the president's tweets calling an ... are not a reaction to special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing probe. ... Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara told CNN on Sunday that Mueller may ...
Four attorneys, two in private practice and two working prosecutors, are on a short list submitted to the White House by Republican members of the congressional delegation from the western part of the state.
WASHINGTON - democracy 21, joined by citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in government (CREW) and the Campaign Legal Center, sent a letter today to White House counsel Donald McGahn, challenging the arrangement approved by the Counsel's office ...
the White House says Ivanka Trump will comply with ethics restrictions -- even though they don't formally apply to her -- now that she's getting a West Wing office.
A former top lawyer for the CIA, the National Security Agency, and the Department of Defense expressed shock in an interview with Business Insider that the House Intelligence Committee chair, Devin Nunes, went to the White House to share information ...
On the news that the FBI is investigating the link between Russia's cyber operations and the role that far-right news sites, like Breitbart, may have played in ...
Critics of the agency have seized on the most recent cases to amplify calls for the White House to recruit a leader from outside the secret Service, which would be unprecedented in the famously hidebound agency's modern history.
Municipalities and states need to move away from using a pretrial bail money system and court fines and fees as a source of government funding, according to former White House General Counsel W. Neil Eggleston. Collecting bail in addition to fines and ...

The former chief ethics counsel to President George W Bush has suggested the Queen pair up with former President Barack Obama to sue Donald Trump over his "libellous" claims that they wiretapped him.
The policy says only the president, vice president and White House counsel can discuss specific investigations or cases with the attorney general, deputy attorney general, associate attorney general or solicitor general. Any other conversations require ...
In her unpaid role, Ivanka will "continue to be the eyes and ears of her father and provide candid advice as she has for her entire adult life," her attorney, Jamie Gorelick, said in an NPR interview. "She is intending to spend some time on initiatives ...
But John Dean, a former White House counsel under former President Richard Nixon who was charged with obstruction of justice for his role in Watergate, said it's Trump - not Obama - whose behavior reminds him of the scandal that forced Nixon from office.
His job is to interpret ethics laws and apply them to the White House. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: When President Trump finds himself in the middle of a controversy, he can turn to his lawyer for guidance. And that lawyer is White House counsel Don McGahn.
Also part of Gorsuch's entourage on the Hill: Mary Elizabeth Taylor, from the White House legislative affairs unit, and a former Gorsuch clerk, Mike McGinley, who now works in the White House counsel's office as an associate counsel to the president.
The policy says only the president, vice president and White House counsel can discuss specific investigations or cases with the attorney general, deputy attorney general, associate attorney general or solicitor general. Any other conversations require ...
The latest complaint comes from citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), a watchdog group that has asked White House counsel Don McGahn to determine whether the Justice Department should investigate three meetings this year ...
The three administration officials who confirmed that White House staffers were instructed to comply did so on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly disclose the memo from White House counsel Don McGahn. President ...
... Enterprise Communications Director Jason Wright pose for a photo following their meeting in the West Wing of the White House earlier this week. A Cabinet Meeting was scheduled moments later and Boswell and Wright ran into the likes of Attorney ...
On February 1, 2017, the Counsel to the President, Donald F. McGahn II, issued a Memorandum to the then-Acting Secretary of State, the Acting Attorney General, and the Secretary of Homeland Security titled "Authoritative Guidance on Executive Order ...
Keith Schiller rose from part-time security guard at the Trump Organization to its director of security and is now the director of Oval Office operations for President ...
The firing of the India-born prosecutor Preet Bharara and demanding the resignation of 45 other attorneys by the Trump administration was a "standard operating procedure", the White House said while defending its abrupt move. "This is a standard ...
Preet Bharara said goodbye to his office Monday, leaving in a grand ceremony and with many questions still standing about his abrupt dismissal.
White House counsel Don McGahn has assembled a team of elite lawyers to roll back regulatory powers across the U.S. government.
Mr. Bharara called the chief of staff to the attorney general, Joseph H. Hunt. "Mr. Hunt was direct and clear in our conversation that, given written White House contacts policy, my position as a sitting U.S. attorney, and my office's jurisdiction, it ...
Attorneys for ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn claim that Donald Trump's White House counsel was aware of Flynn's lobbying connections to Turkey and might need to register with the government as a foreign agent but hid it from the president.
Know This: Prominent Obama-appointed U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says he was fired by the Justice Department after refusing to resign, as 46 Federal Prosecutors were asked to do.
If the Trump administration wanted to appoint its own set of U.S. attorneys, no one would have had much of a reason to deny it the privilege.
George W. Bush's ethics lawyer, Richard Painter, was disturbed by retired Gen Michael Flynn's Russian ties as well as President Donald Trump's connections.
Looking ahead to the weekend, the President will spend this weekend here at the White House in a series of meetings with his team.
"In January, I met with Vice President Pence and White House counsel Donald McGahn and asked specifically whether all U.S.
Among those told of Flynn's lobbying work during the transition was Don McGahn, a campaign lawyer who has gone on to become White House counsel, according to a person with direct knowledge of the conversations between Flynn's representatives and ...
President Trump's ethics attorney spoke with the top lawyer at the Office of government Ethics in the days following the controversial White House responses to Nordstrom's decision to drop Ivanka Trump's clothing line, NBC News reported Friday ...
Attorney Donald McGahn is seen in New York. McGahn, now White House counsel, is an in-house guardrail for President Donald Trump who likes to veer out of traditional bounds, and McGahn certainly doesn't win all of his battles.
Between 2001 to 2007, Ms. Elwood served as Associate Counsel to the President, Deputy Counsel to the Vice President, and Deputy Chief of Staff and Counselor to the Attorney General. Ms. Elwood is a member of the United States Court of Appeals for the ...
John Dean - the Watergate-era White House senior counsel to Pres. Richard Nixon - said that Pres. Donald Trump is acting like "a 7-year-old" when it comes to the accusations against his presidential campaign and his unsubstantiated claims that former ...
the White House has hired 26 attorneys to serve in the counsel's office under Don McGahn, the Jones Day partner and longtime Trump campaign attorney. That's up from the 22-attorney team serving President Barack Obama at the start of his administration ...
President Donald J. Trump announced additional members of the White House counsel's Office who are serving under White House counsel Donald F.
Rod Rosenstein, currently the U.S. attorney for the District of Maryland, testified Tuesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee for the position of deputy attorney general for the Justice Department. Rachel Brand, a lawyer and former appointee to ...
The lesson to be learned from these two disparate episodes: President Trump should listen to his White House counsel, Don McGahn (aka Above the Law's reigning Lawyer of the Year). McGahn and his colleagues in the White House counsel's office played ...
Section 1. Policy. It is the policy of the United States to keep its citizens safe from terrorist attacks, including those committed by foreign nationals.
A senior White House official tells the New York Times that White House counsel, Donald F. McGahn is now searching for a FISA warrant - or series of warrants - allegedly issued in an Obama-era investigation of Donald Trump's ties to a shifty Russian bank.


 

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