Trump announces departure of White House lawyer Emmet Flood

President TrumpDonald John TrumpObama calls on Senate not to fill Ginsburg's vacancy until after election Planned Parenthood: 'The fate of our rights' depends on Ginsburg replacement Progressive group to spend M in ad campaign on Supreme Court vacancy MORE on Saturday announced the departure of White House lawyer Emmet Flood. 

Trump tweeted that Flood, who represented the White House during special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE's probe, will leave the White House June 14.

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"Emmet Flood, who came to the White House to help me with the Mueller Report, will be leaving service on June 14th," Trump wrote. 

"He has done an outstanding job – NO COLLUSION - NO OBSTRUCTION! Case Closed!" the president added. "Emmet is my friend, and I thank him for the GREAT JOB he has done."

The Wall Street Journal reported in March that Flood was expected to leave the White House in the months after Mueller's investigation concluded, citing sources familiar with the matter. 

The Hill has reached out to The White House for additional comment. 

Flood also helped defend former President Clinton during his impeachment proceedings in the 1990s. 

While representing the Trump White House, Flood complained that the Mueller report contained "political" statements in a letter to Attorney General William BarrBill BarrBarr says Ginsburg 'leaves a towering legacy' Republicans call for DOJ to prosecute Netflix executives for releasing 'Cuties' Trump doesn't offer vote of confidence for FBI director MORE, according to multiple reports.

In the letter, Flood said the report was suffering from  “an extraordinary legal defect” and criticized Mueller for saying that his inquiry did not "exonerate" the president.