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The Daily BeastApr 25, 2019
‘Gonna Give Them Hell': How Trump and His Lawyers Plotted for Months to Make Democrats Pay
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/GettyThree months before Robert Mueller's report was even delivered to the Department of Justice, Donald Trump was already meeting with his lawyers about how to resist, combat, and impede the possible Democratic investigations that might arise from the special counsel's findings.

In multiple conference calls and closed-door gatherings at the White House that have taken place since January, the president began mapping out, with both White House and outside counsel, how to handle the coming onslaught of congressional probes and subpoenas aimed at his administration, his family, his business empire, according to three people with knowledge of the various conversations.

By February, Trump was actively asking those around him about the ways in which subpoenas from Democratic-controlled House committees could be fiercely challenged, a senior administration official said. By that time, those close to Trump say he had already settled, firmly, on a path forward.

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Fox PoliticsApr 24, 2019
Trump vows to fight 'all' subpoenas against administration, calls demand for McGahn testimony 'ridiculous'
President Trump on Wednesday vowed to fight back against congressional Democrats issuing subpoenas for administration officials, while calling their latest bid to bring in former White House Counsel Don McGahn for testimony "ridiculous." 
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