Donald Trump, the United States president, confirmed his departure in a tweet on Wednesday.
Trump praised McGahn on Wednesday afternoon as an "excellent guy", adding that he has "a lot of affection for Don".
Trump has not settled on a replacement for McGahn, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters.
He was even tasked with overhauling the federal judiciary with conservative judges. McGahn had made a decision to stay on to lead the confirmation process of Kavanaugh, according to sources.
Don McGahn, the White House counsel who reportedly spent 30 hours in interviews with figures in the Russian Federation probe, is to leave in the autumn.
Trump's announcement came more than a week after a New York Times report that McGahn had been cooperating extensively with Mueller's investigation into Russian election meddling and possible collusion with Trump's Republican campaign.
"Senator Grassley has appreciated Mr. McGahn's work over the last two years and has considered him integral to the President's record-breaking success on filling judicial vacancies".
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ABC News' Tara Palmeri and Katherine Faulders contributed reporting to this article. At the time, Trump wanted new lawyers who would push back harder against Mueller's requests.
McGahn did not discuss the issue with Rosenstein and threatened to quit when Trump continued to insist that he do so, the person said.
He was not aware that Trump planned to send the tweet before it posted, according to a person close to McGahn who was not authorised to speak publicly.
These discussions reportedly touched on Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey and his focus on putting loyal officials in charge of the investigation, such as Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
He also helped guide Trump's selection of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch and the president's nomination of Kavanaugh and helped oversee a dramatic rollback of Obama era regulations.
The development comes as legal risks to the President rise, following the conviction of his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort last week on fraud charges and his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen's guilty plea to charges of fraud and campaign finance violations.
Kohli brought up his 23rd ton in 191 balls. "He's a high-quality player, and has shown he's learned a lot on this tour alone. India captain Virat Kohli fell three runs short of another century on day one of the third Test against England .
A cold front has shifted wind direction and smoke from the British Columbia wildfires is now shifting stateside. The MPCA said the smoke plume is from fires in British Columbia, Alberta and northwestern Ontario.
Survey results showed that 72 percent of those responding to the survey said coal may become obsolete in the decades ahead. The rule also could allow power plant owners to sidestep costly permits for those improvements.
Former Liverpool boss Hodgson is likely to keep with the same side on Monday and will be buoyed by the vocal home support. The Reds took the lead from the penalty spot on the stroke of half time through James Milner .
The 49 second clip begins with Omarosa saying 'I was so happy when (Trump) declared he was going to run'. The president has attacked Manigault-Newman in recent days after excerpts from her book were disclosed.
Bowing to pressure, President Donald Trump on Monday ordered American flags at USA buildings lowered to half-staff for Sen. The Naval Academy tweeted that it was mourning the loss of McCain, "one of our most distinguished graduates".
At the conclusion of Saturday's fight, Wilder climbed into the ring to tell the audience that the fight was "officially on". Joshua v Fury would be massive for a United Kingdom and global audience, then Joshua-Wilder and then this.
Chris Woakes had bailed out the top-order with a maiden Test century in England´s innings and 159-run win at Lord´s last week. Rahul, in particular, was aggressive as he hit seven fours and scored at 100-plus strike rate during his 33-ball stay.
The vehicle crash that occurred early this morning at the Houses of Parliament is being treated as a potential terrorist incident. The force said: "At 7.37am today, Tuesday, August 14, a vehicle was in collision with barriers outside the Houses of Parliament".
He wrote more than 30 plays in total, and was also nominated for four different Oscars for his screenplays over the years. Simon's wife, Elaine Joyce Simon , was at the writer's bedside, along with Simon's daughters, Ellen and Nancy Simon .
Martínez has a 6-6 record with a 3.41 ERA in 18 starts this season, striking out 98 batters in 100.1 innings. Three of them - Bryce Harper , first baseman Matt Adams and second baseman Daniel Murphy - were claimed.
The White House Council of Economic Advisers posted an apology on Twitter, saying there was a miscommunication to Sanders. After eight years of president Obama in office, he only created 195,000 jobs for African-Americans.
After Rivera was charged, Reynolds denounced an immigration system that "allowed a predator like this to live in our community". What happened next, Rivera told authorities, is blocked from his memory, something he said happens when he gets upset or angry.
Russian Federation has denied meddling in the election, although USA intelligence agencies have concluded Moscow interfered. Trump's attorneys said Cohen is lying in order to get better treatment from prosecutors over his own illegal conduct.
British musician and composer Elton John praised Franklin's "unique" voice, calling her "the greatest soul artist of all time ". Barbra Streisand shared a photo of her and Franklin from 2012, tweeting: "It's hard to conceive of a world without her".
Brit Hume called out the tweet, which says: "My deepest sympathies and respect go out to the family of Senator John McCain ". Instead, Trump issued a brief statement on Twitter Saturday night, that did not mention any of McCain's accomplishments.
The money covered the $130,000 payment to Daniels plus costs and fees, a bonus for Cohen, and money to cover his tax liability. What's next for president Donald Trump? The Trump Organization did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
If I'm really honest it would have been something I would have liked to do in person and face-to-face", Ricciardo said in Belgium. It's obviously been wonderful and great and I just felt like now it's time to take on something new.
Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) think Attorney General Jeff Sessions is on his way out - and they seem ready to replace him. "So we agreed to throw out his testimony and look at the paperwork, which his name was all over", Duncan said .
To make matters worse for Papadopoulos, the prosecutors say he has not provided significant help in their investigation. Thirty-two people have been charged by Mueller's office since it took over the investigation in May 2017.
Trump says he is reviewing security clearances for nine other individuals, including the eight pictured. When asked about Ohr's security clearance, Trump said, "I suspect I'll be taking it away very quickly".