It’s not clear yet why the Trump administration sought the McGahns’ records.
The reported disclosure reveals the Justice Department's extraordinary move to investigate Don McGahn as he served as Trump's top lawyer.
Two years after House Democrats originally sought testimony from Don McGahn, the Trump White House lawyer gave a closed-door interview.
The House Judiciary Committee will question former White House counsel Don McGahn behind closed doors as part of an agreement reached in federal court.
House Democrats want Don McGahn to testify as part of its investigation into potential obstruction of justice by President Trump.
The ruling “all but assures future Presidential stonewalling of Congress,” a dissenting judge wrote.
The committee wants a federal appeals court to order former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify as it examines potential obstruction of justice by the president.
House Democrats subpoenaed McGahn to testify after the Mueller report laid out several instances of the counsel refusing to carry out orders.
The Justice Department's confirmation about the president's son and former White House counsel is part of a newly unredacted filing ordered by a judge.
The White House has repeatedly blocked Democrats' efforts to question the former White House counsel, who was a key witness in the Mueller report.