Analysis

Mueller Probe Reopens Unsettled Questions Of Privilege

Law360, New York (September 11, 2017, 10:22 PM EDT) -- The prospect of White House counsel Donald McGahn being interviewed in the ongoing Russia investigation raises familiar questions about whether the president can invoke some form of privilege to avoid scrutiny. But the handful of federal appeals courts to address the issue since Watergate offer few definitive answers.

Special counsel Robert Mueller has indicated plans to interview current and former White House aides, likely including White House counsel McGahn, The Washington Post reported Friday. McGahn has recently hired Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP partner William...
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