President Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign pushed back Monday against suggestions that there is a rift between the Trump camp and Jones Day related to former White House counsel Donald McGahn, who has returned to the partnership at the firm.

Politico reported Friday that the Trump campaign had hired Nathan Groth, an associate at Michael Best & Friedrich, as a form of “payback” against Jones Day and McGahn, “whose behavior has irked the president and some of his family members.” But the Trump campaign now says Groth’s addition was made in direct response to Jones Day’s advice.

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