Lawyer: McGahn ruling doesn't extend to Bolton, deputy
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Bolton's attorney suggested Tuesday that a court order directing former White House counsel Don McGahn to appear before Congress has no bearing on whether his client and another ex-national security official he represents will testify.
The statement from attorney Charles Cooper aimed to blunt public speculation that the judge's order in the McGahn case could influence the actions of his own clients or halt a lawsuit from one of them challenging a subpoena in the House impeachment inquiry.
Cooper's comments followed a judge's ruling in a separate case Monday requiring McGahn to comply with a subpoena related to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. The judge, Ketanji Brown Jackson, wrote that not ev