BREAKING: President-Elect Trump Selects Donald McGahn As Assistant To The President And White House Counsel
President-elect Donald Trump announced today in a statement that he selected Donald McGahn to be the Assistant to the President and White House Counsel.
“Don has a brilliant legal mind, excellent character and a deep understanding of constitutional law,” Trump said in a statement. “He will play a critical role in our administration, and I am grateful that he is willing to serve our country at such a high-level capacity.”
McGahn is currently a partner at the Jones Day law firm in Washington, D.C. and previously served as general counsel for the National Republican Congressional Committee. In addition, he served as both chairman and vice-chairman for the Federal Election Commission, according to the statement. He earned a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and a J.D. from Widener University.
“I am honored to continue advising President-elect Trump in the Trump-Pence Administration,” McGahn said in a statement. “President-elect Trump is a bold leader committed to draining the swamp in Washington and restoring economic prosperity and security. I look forward to serving the American public in this role.”
(Photo courtesy of Jones Day law firm)