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    Report: White House Counsel Gave Mueller Probe Key Insights

    Lawyer Donald McGahn sat for interviews totaling 30 hours with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged collusion between President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign and Russian election meddling. His help — unusual for a lawyer, but encouraged by the president — has reportedly provided investigators with exclusive descriptions of moments crucial to understanding obstruction-of-justice allegations. The New York Times reports sources saying the lawyer is worried he might be blamed for presidential misdeeds, but Trump tweeted that it’s part of unprecedented transparency in cooperating with the “witch hunt.”

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