Apple was told to quietly supply data on Trump's White House counsel in 2018

Apple wasn’t just caught up in legal requests targeting Democrat politicians, it seems. New York Times sources claim the Justice Department subpoenaed Apple for information about former President Trump’s White House counsel, Don McGahn, in February 2018. It’s not clear what the FBI was looking for or if McGahn was the focus, but officials issued gag orders Apple from notifying the counsel for a while — it only told him about the request in May of this year.

The company reportedly didn’t say what it shared with the government, or outline the nature of the case. There were a number of potential issues at play. Trump was angry with

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