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McGahn source bites back on Trump's Mueller claims

Don McGahn, the former White House lawyer, sitting behind Trump in a photograph
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President Trump's public critique of his former White House counsel Don McGahn isn't going unanswered.

A source close to McGahn told Axios: “Anyone who believes Trump wasn’t telling Don to get rid of Mueller using these conflicts is just stupid or believes in the tooth fairy.”

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