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White House counsel's office staffing up team of lawyers

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is staffing up its team of lawyers as it prepares for a complicated mix of ethics issues and policy fights ahead.

The Office of the White House Counsel has hired 26 attorneys, according to a staffing memo reviewed by The Associated Press. The team includes four attorneys who had been with the Washington mega-firm of Jones Day, the alma mater of White House Counsel Don McGahn.

McGahn has worked with Trump continuously since the beginning of his presid

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