Trump Slams His Former White House Counsel Don McGahn: 'Never A Big Fan!'
President Trump slammed Don McGahn on Saturday.
President Trump slammed former White House counsel Don McGahn in a tweet on Saturday.
"I was NOT going to fire Bob Mueller, and did not fire Bob Mueller" Trump wrote.
"In fact, he was allowed to finish his Report with unprecedented help from the Trump Administration.
Actually, lawyer Don McGahn had a much better chance of being fired than Mueller.
Never a big fan!"
According to Politico, the tweet comes "amid an ongoing battle between House Democrats and the administration over documents and testimony related to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation."
It also follows reports by multiple media outlines on the obstruction of justice issue.
The White House asked McGahn to "publicly state President Trump did not obstruct justice, CBS News has confirmed.
A source familiar with the matter told CBS News that White House lawyer Emmet Flood made the request, which McGahn did not comply with," notes CBS News.