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House Judiciary Picks A Date For Don McGahn Hearing

The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday scheduled a hearing for former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify, setting the date for May 21. Though the move suggests that McGahn has been formally invited to testify, it is unclear if the longtime GOP lawyer will appear. One NBC news reporter tweeted that McGahn has not confirmed whether he will appear. Bill Burck, an attorney for McGahn, did not immediately return a request for comment from TPM. The White House ordered McGahn to ignore a Co...
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READ: White House Tells McGahn Not To Comply With Congressional Subpoena

White House counsel Pat Cipollone told Don McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents. Cipollone gave the instruction in a letter to McGahn’s attorney Tuesday. The subpoena’s deadline for turning over the documents is Tuesday. Cipollone on Tuesday also wrote to House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, who had issued the subpoena, claiming that McGahn did “not have the legal right” to produce the documents to Congress. Cipollone told Nadler that he needed to request the doc...
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House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas McGahn In Obstruction Inquiry

The House Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena to former White House counsel Don McGahn on Monday, asking for documents and testimony relating to allegations that President Trump committed obstruction of justice. The subpoena — issued by House Judiciary chair Jerry Nadler (D-NY) — asks McGahn to testify in public on May 21. The request also provides a May 7 deadline for the former White House counsel to hand over documents on matters ranging from attempts to fire special counsel Robert Muell...
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Report: Senate Intelligence Committee Takes A Close Look At Steve Bannon

Former Trump campaign chairman Stephen K. Bannon has caught the attention of Senate Intelligence Committee investigators, according to a report in Reuters. Reuters reported that the committee is probing Bannon’s contacts with two notable Trump campaign associates and Moscow: foreign policy advisor-cum-coffee boy George Papadopoulos and Carter Page, another self-described foreign policy guru who has drawn attention for his Kremlin sympathies. The report also states that investigators will look...
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GOP Strategy: More Fight From Kavanaugh, Go Easy On Flake

Team Kavanaugh wants the nominee to push back hard this week, though they are advocating restraint with reactions to Sen. Jeff Flake’s (R-AZ) last minute call for an FBI investigation, lest he make another critical decision based on his heart. According to a Sunday Politico report, Kavanaugh’s advisers — including Bill Burck, former counsel to President George W. Bush, and Leonard Leo, executive vice president of the Federalist Society — want him to come out swinging while the FBI completes i...
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Kavanaugh Claims He Didn’t Recognize Parkland Dad At Hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he would have shaken the hand of a school shooting victim’s father during a break in last week’s Senate hearing had he recognized him before being whisked away by security detail. Kavanaugh’s explanation for the encounter with Fred Guttenberg— captured in an Associated Press photo that went viral on social media — was among a 263-page response to written questions from senators on a range of issues including abortion, executive powe...
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Dem Senator Zeroes In On GW Bush Lawyer Withholding Kavanaugh Docs

Bill Burck — a private lawyer for former President George W. Bush who has been deciding which Brett Kavanaugh documents from his time in the Bush administration would be turned over to the Senate —  got an extended shoutout Tuesday as Judiciary Democrats entered their second hour of holding up Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court hearings due to the lack of transparency during the confirmation process. “ Who is he? Who is paying him?” Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) said. He noted that Burck is not a government...
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GOP insider draws criticism for role in Kavanaugh documents

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Burck is a Republican insider being pushed into the limelight by two of the biggest political dramas in Washington: Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation and the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. He’s a lawyer for current and former Trump White House officials who have been touched by the Russia probe. As […]
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GOP Lawyer Caught In Crossfire On Kavanaugh, Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Burck is a Republican insider being pushed into the limelight by two of the biggest political dramas in Washington: the Russia investigation of Robert Mueller and the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. He’s a lawyer for current and former Trump White House officials who have been touched by the Russia probe. As George W. Bush’s longtime public records lawyer, he’s in charge of culling documents for the Senate from Kavanaugh’s White House years. He’s also Kavan...
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GOP lawyer caught in crossfire on Kavanaugh, Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Burck is a Republican insider being pushed into the limelight by two of the biggest political dramas in Washington: the Russia investigation of Robert Mueller and the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. He’s a lawyer for current and former Trump White House officials who have been touched by the Russia […]
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Trump administration withholds 100K Kavanaugh pages

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is withholding more than 100,000 pages of Brett Kavanaugh’s records from the Bush White House on the basis of presidential privilege ahead of the Supreme Court nominee’s confirmation hearing. The Senate Judiciary Committee was notified of the action Friday. George W. Bush’s attorney Bill Burck told the panel it […]
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McGahn Lawyer Assures POTUS Legal Team: ‘He Did Not Incriminate’ Trump

The lawyer of Don McGahn, the White House counsel who has reportedly spent 30 hours in interviews with Robert Mueller, told the President’s legal team that McGahn did not suggest to Mueller the President Trump engaged in any misconduct, The Washington Post reported, citing an email from McGahn’s attorney. In a note to Trump’s legal team over the weekend — after The New York Times reported on the magnitude of McGahn’s cooperation with the Russia probe — McGahn’s lawyer Bill Burck said that the...
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Some Important Lawyers In The Russia Probe Have Crossed Paths With Emmet Flood Before

While my colleague Caitlin and I were pulling together our rundown on the new White House attorney Emmet Flood and the big legal battles he’s worked on previously, I was struck by the names of the lawyers that popped up. Several are now representing major figures in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. It’s not totally surprising that these attorneys have crossed paths before — when you get to this high level of legal work, the number of players is quite small. But the big guns we’re ...
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Sources: Bannon Attorney Relayed 'Topics' To White House–Not Questions

The communications between the White House and an attorney representing Steve Bannon during his House Intel interview Tuesday were about the scope of interview, and the attorney did not, as AP reported, relay “questions, in real time” to the White House, a White House official and a person familiar with the interview told TPM Wednesday.Bannon’s attorney, Bill Burck, called the White House Counsel’s Office when the committee’s questioning went beyond the scope of Bannon’s time on the Trump campai...
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AP Sources: White House directed Bannon silence in House interview

By TOM LoBIANCO, ZEKE MILLER and JONATHAN LEMIRE WASHINGTON  — Steve Bannon’s attorney relayed questions, in real time, to the White House during a House Intelligence Committee interview of the former Trump chief strategist, people familiar with the closed-door session told The Associated Press. As lawmakers probed Bannon’s time working for President Donald Trump, Bannon’s attorney Bill Burck was asking the White House counsel’s office by phone during the Tuesday session whether his client could...
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Bannon's Atty Relayed Questions To White House Amid House Intel Interview

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon’s attorney relayed questions, in real time, to the White House during a House Intelligence Committee interview of the former Trump chief strategist, people familiar with the closed-door session told The Associated Press.As lawmakers probed Bannon’s time working for President Donald Trump, Bannon’s attorney Bill Burck was asking the White House counsel’s office by phone during the Tuesday session whether his client could answer the questions. He was told by that off...
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Trump lawyers overheard at lunch discussing clash over Mueller probe

By PETER BAKER and KENNETH P. VOGEL WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s legal team is wrestling with how much to cooperate with the special counsel looking into Russian election interference, an internal debate that led to an angry confrontation last week between two White House lawyers and that could shape the course of the investigation. At the heart of the clash is an issue that has challenged multiple presidents during high-stakes Washington investigations: how to handle the demands of inv...
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More Peeks Inside The Black Box Of Jones Day

In the era of Donald Trump, Jones Day is the Biglaw name on everyone's lips.
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