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U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with James Comey, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), during an Inaugural Law Enforcement Officers and First Responders Reception in the Blue Room of the White House on January 22, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

Trump’s letter firing James Comey was reportedly sent to the wrong printer, prompting an outburst from the White House lawyer

President Donald Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey remains one of the most controversial moments of his presidency.
Donald McGahn.

White House counsel Don McGahn is out

White House counsel Don McGahn's departure adds to a long list of exits from the Trump administration. The turnover had already broken records fewer than two years into President Donald Trump's first term.
Donald Trump.

Trump’s likely replacement for Don McGahn indicates the White House is preparing to take a more combative approach toward Mueller

Pat Cipollone's legal background and relationship with Trump's legal team suggests he will take a more combative approach toward the special counsel Robert Mueller and the Russia probe than his predecessor did.
White House counsel Don McGahn.

White House counsel Don McGahn was reportedly blindsided by Trump tweeting that he would be leaving the administration after he testified in the Muell...

White House counsel Don McGahn was reportedly taken aback to see President Donald Trump announcing his departure from the White House in a tweet when he had no plans to do so, The New York Times reported on Tuesday.

White House lawyer who may have incriminated Trump in extensive Mueller interviews is leaving the administration

Don McGahn, who has reportedly clashed with President Donald Trump, may have incriminated him during 30 hours of interviews with the special counsel Robert Mueller's team.
President Donald Trump signs an executive order in the Oval Office.

Trump’s broad nondisclosure agreement was reportedly meant to appease him, and wasn’t actually enforceable

White House counsel Don McGahn privately told senior aides that the NDA was primarily drafted to appease Trump, according to a report.
White House Communications Director Hope Hicks and counselor Kellyanne Conway stand by as President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in the Oval Office on February 9, 2018.

Hope Hicks emerges unscathed as the White House battles fallout from the domestic abuse controversy

Despite being at the center of the Rob Porter controversy, Hope Hicks maintains strong public support from the White House.

Top Trump lawyer reportedly knew about abuse allegations against Rob Porter for more than a year, but did not act

White House counsel Don McGahn was informed more than a year ago that staff secretary Rob Porter's two ex-wives alleged that he abused them.

The White House lawyer who refused to fire Mueller has been a central figure in Trump’s efforts to control the Russia investigation

Don McGahn has been involved in several of Trump's most high-profile moves in the Russia investigation, including the firing of James Comey.
White House counsel Don McGahn.

Trump reportedly ordered Robert Mueller fired the month after he was appointed special counsel over the Russia investigation

White House counsel Don McGahn refused to direct the Justice Department to fire Mueller, and instead, threatened to resign.