White House officials asked the former White House counsel Don McGahn at least twice in the last month to publicly state he did not believe President Donald Trump obstructed justice, The New York Times reported.
McGahn declined the requests.
McGahn's lawyer told The Times they did not view the overtures as a "threat" or "something sinister," adding that they were "professionally and cordially made."
White House officials reportedly believed that if McGahn said publicly that he did not believe...
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