Explore Don McGahn on iwonder. In The Weekly documentary, a libertarian zealot and lifelong conservative, Don McGahn accepted the position of White House Counsel under one condition: that he be allowed to lead President Trump’s judicial appointments. Trump accepted, and what followed was one of the greatest judiciary shake-ups of all time: it was McGahn who spearheaded successive efforts to place Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh on the U.S. Supreme Court.