- McGahn conducted "exhaustive and extensive questioning of Flynn," according to Sean Spicer
- Prior to serving as White House counsel, McGahn was a partner at Jones Day
(CNN)President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey amid the bureau's investigation into ties between Trump campaign associates and Russia has redirected the focus of ethical and legal scrutiny squarely on the White House.
- February -- March : Multiple federal courts have blocked both iterations of the President's controversial travel ban
- March: The Office of Government Ethics recommended "disciplinary action" against White House counselor Kellyanne Conway for endorsing Ivanka Trump's products on Fox but McGahn's office pushed back, calling it an off-hand remark
- March: Spicer said McGahn was "reviewing" options available to back up the President's unsubstantiated wiretapping claims against former President Barack Obama
- April: The Trump administration said it will not release logs of White House visitors, leading ethics watchdogs to file a lawsuit