It's an open secret inside the White House that McGahn planned to leave after Kavanaugh's confirmation process concludes, though he had not discussed his plans directly with Trump, according to this person.
Mr McGahn voluntarily cooperated with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team in a continuing investigation that already has resulted in guilty pleas, indictments, cooperation deals and one conviction for several Trump insiders.
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McGahn, an avowed defender of executive powers, broke with some members of Trump's legal team as he encouraged a less-cooperative stance toward Mueller's investigation, believing it could constrain future presidents.
Mr Trump later told reporters at the White House that he has "a lot of affection for Don" and said he was not concerned about what Mr McGahn told the Mueller probe. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, tweeted after the president's announcement: "I hope it's not true McGahn is leaving White House Counsel. U can't let that happen".
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The 50-year-old lawyer is one of the few people left in the White House who had a senior role in Trump's election campaign, where McGahn was general counsel. He knew that McGahn was talking to Mueller, and Trump said he had nothing to hide. "He's super well-respected around the building but there's not a plan locked in place at this point".
Mr McGahn had acted as liaison between the administration and justice officials involved with the Russian Federation inquiry. Mr McGahn will step down from his position in the autumn.
"He was surprised", this person said. Lawyer Emmet Flood replaced Cobb earlier this year and could move into McGahn's job. Trump tweeted this morning.
"McGahn would be privy to these conversations", Schiff said.
Flynn was forced to resign after White House officials concluded he had misled them about the nature of his contacts with Kislyak during the White House transition. He was one of the first establishment Republicans to work with Trump, joining the NY businessman as counsel to his campaign.
It is not unusual for White House counsels to come and go during an administration.