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White House Counsel Don McGahn, who departed his post last week, heads into an August meeting with then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I. Confirming the newest Supreme Court justice was a capstone on his tenure. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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White House counsel Don McGahn spearheaded the president's successful push to pack the bench with conservative judges. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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Don McGahn, White House Counsel Who Helped Reshape Federal Judiciary, To Step Down

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Don McGahn, lawyer for Donald Trump and his campaign, leaves the Four Seasons Hotel after a meeting with Trump and Republican donors on June 9, 2016, in New York City. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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'The Quiet Man': The Powerful Conservative White House Lawyer In The Middle Of It All

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Don McGahn, general counsel for the Trump transition team and now chosen to serve as White House counsel, walks through the lobby at Trump Tower on Nov. 15 in New York City. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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For Trump's White House Lawyer, Policing Conflicts Will Be 'Massive Undertaking'

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