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White House Lawyer Quits After Helping Trump Put His Mark On The Federal Bench

As White House counsel, Don McGahn led the president's successful push to reshape the federal courts, culminating with the explosive fight over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

White House counsel Don McGahn has left the job effective Wednesday. But his influence will live on for years, thanks to the dozens of conservative judges that McGahn helped President Trump put on the federal bench.

The grueling confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh marked an explosive end to McGahn's White House tenure. But he's also worked more quietly in

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