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“McGahn, who has told many friends that he has wearily endured countless political and legal battles, saw Trump’s tweet as abrupt but typical of how the president acts — and it did not make him angry, according to two people familiar with his reaction. His reaction was, ‘Of course it happened this way.'” WaPo: Trump says White House Counsel Donald McGahn will leave his job in the Fall.

+ While the latest White House departure will bring up a lot of questions about the future of the Mueller investigation, potential pardons, and what will become of the Trump/Sessions feud, McGahn’s tenure may have been most notable for the number of judges he helped guide to the bench. And unlike other DC jobs which can be dashed in a tweet, these appointments are for life.

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