Reporter Maggie Haberman, who first wrote on McGahn's meetings with Mueller for the New York Times, countered that notion in an August 18 tweet, saying the White House "didn't understand the extent" of McGahn's cooperation.
In recent months, as he has worked on the Kavanaugh confirmation, McGahn's challenges have only mounted.
McGahn threatened to resign past year if Trump removed special counsel Robert Mueller from the Russian election meddling investigation.
Mr. McGahn described the president's fury toward the Russian Federation investigation and the ways in which he urged Mr. McGahn to respond to it.
ABC News' Tara Palmeri and Katherine Faulders contributed reporting to this article.
Putin news conference drove Michael Cohen away from Trump
Mueller's investigation, which began in May 2017, has resulted in the indictment of more than 30 people and five guilty pleas. In the end, only a tiny fraction of the seized material was found to be covered by the privilege, according to court filings.
McGahn did not discuss the issue with Rosenstein and threatened to quit when Trump continued to insist that he do so, the person said.
Trump, who has repeatedly called the probe a "rigged witch hunt", said he had authorized his team to "fully cooperate" with investigators.
The announcement of his departure comes amid revelations McGahn extensively cooperated with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team probing Russia's attempted interference in the 2016 election. While Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell praised McGahn as "the most impressive White House Counsel during my time in Washington".
But there are rumours swirling of presidential dissatisfaction with the way Mr McGahn has handled the special counsel's Russian Federation investigation, including reported disputes over whether to fire Robert Mueller and when - or if - the president should pardon his former campaign chair, Paul Manafort.
McGahn serves a key role in the confirmation process, as demonstrated during the nomination of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch.
The Washington Post said in his interviews with Mr Mueller's team, which also is investigating potential obstruction of justice regarding the Russian meddling, Mr McGahn was asked about Mr Trump's actions in firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey in 2017. His reaction was, "Of course it happened this way", one person said.
England openers - Keaton Jennings and Alastair Cook were batting on 13 and 9, respectively with two full days play remaining. Virat Kohli rotated his bowlers well and this time was Jasprit Bumrah who removed the English skipper.
Brunson, a 50-year-old evangelical pastor from Black Mountain, North Carolina, is being held on charges related to terrorism. Investors are concerned that Turkey has amassed high levels of foreign debt to fuel growth in recent years.
So this is not negotiation, but dictatorship. "The Iranian nation would stand up against dictatorship", he was quoted as saying. Bolton said on Thursday that Putin shared the U.S. goal of getting Iranian forces out of Syria.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Jury deliberations have resumed in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort . Manafort's attorneys didn't call witnesses in his defense, claiming the prosecution had failed to meet its burden of proof.
Former McCain campaign chairman Rick Davis outlined plans for five days of memorials to McCain, who died Saturday at age 81. Trump and McCain had a tense relationship, and McCain was one of the administration's most outspoken Republican critics.
When Reding turned on the televised news conference, she was shocked to realize she recognized the man arrested for the crime. Upon checking the trunk, Rivera said he found Mollie inside, with one side of her head bloodied, according to the affidavit.
Grants, much like merit and financial aid, Rivera explains, are made only after students have chosen their career path. Tuition for NYU School of Medicine in the coming year, which is now covered under the scholarships, is $55,018.
Trump has already vowed to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement as he pushes to revive the coal industry. The Obama-era plan was created to scale back greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.
It could have been better and it could have been a lot worse. 'It was a poor penalty, he's not happy he missed a good chance. Arter had a huge impact on the Cardiff midfield, offering a creative, ball-playing option to a usually direct style of play.
Hawk said some people got better with the help of naloxone, an opioid overdose reversal drug, while others didn't. So far, no deaths have been reported. "We've heard from people on the green that it potentially included PCP".
Trump terminating NAFTA, negotiating with Canada
Under the current conditions, Ottawa essentially faces a take-it-or-leave-it offer, which is based on the US-Mexico trade pact. But Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has insisted his government will only sign a deal that's good for Canada.
Arizona candidate groused about McCain family before he died
Speaking to McCain's legacy, Graham said the late senator showed politicians like himself and Americans "that it's not about you". John McCain expressed his deep gratitude and love of country, and offered words of wisdom to his fellow Americans.
Trump To Consider Pardon For Manafort
Giuliani also said Trump was very upset with how Manafort was being treated while in custody. But the jury of six men and six women could not reach consensus on 10 other counts.
Huge T-Mobile Breach Affects 3 Million
T-Mobile said the hacker (or hackers) did not gain access to passwords, social security numbers, or any financial information. Affected customers can expect to receive a text from the carrier, if they haven't already.
Nvidia's RTX 2080, RTX 2080 Ti Cards Arrive Sept. 20
All of this pieces are according to the website listing and the cards can be pre-ordered directly from NVIDIA over on the website. While it may not receive quite as much hype as E3, the expo has reached attended of over 300,000 visitors every year since 2013.
Fury's father restrained as Wilder crashes Pianeta weigh
I'm not going to be there to play games. "I know what life is like on the other side of having no hope and nothing", Fury said. Joshua v Fury would be massive for a United Kingdom and global audience, then Joshua-Wilder and then this.
Aretha Franklin - The Malkah of Soul
Franklin's music also helped serve as a springboard for a number of young guitarists who later became legends themselves. McKinney - who first met Franklin when she was 17 - toured with the Queen of Soul as recently as 2016.