A new White House counsel is expected to be named as soon as this week. Sources say President Trump will name veteran Washington, DC lawyer Pat Cipollone to the post, replacing Donald McGahn. In talking with reporters on Saturday, Trump said he “hasn’t named the new White House counsel. But over a short period of time, I will.” The President added “Pat’s a great guy. He’s very talented and he’s a very good man, but I don’t want to say yet.” Cipollone had served under President George H.W. Bush as a Justice Department attorney. If the Democrats take control of the House following the midterm elections, the White House counsel’s office could be tasked with subpoenas and investigations into the Trump administration.
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