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House Democrats release former Trump White House counsel Don McGahn's testimony - WISH-TV

House Democrats release former Trump White House counsel Don McGahn's testimony - WISH-TV

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 6: White House Counsel Don McGahn looks on as Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the third day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill September 6, 2018 in Washington, DC.The closed-door interview on June 4 was the culmination of a two-year court fight Democrats waged against the Trump administration, putting McGahn on record before the House Judiciary Committee on some of the most pivotal moments of the Trump presidency, including when Trump directed McGahn to pressure Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to fire Mueller — and McGahn refused.In McGahn’s long-awaited interview with the House Judiciary Committee, the former White House counsel described Trump as a President obsessed with Mueller’s investigation and often close to touching a political third rail.McGahn was interviewed by both Democrats and Republicans on the Judiciary Committee in alternating rounds.

McGahn’s words, the ‘point of no return,’ ” said House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, a Democrat from New York.Republican staffers on the Judiciary Committee released a memo in response to the release of the transcript, charging that the McGahn interview “failed to substantiate any Democrat allegations of wrongdoing by President Trump.

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