The President then asked, "What about these notes? Why do you take notes? Lawyers don't take notes. I never had a lawyer take notes."
McGahn responded that he keeps notes because he is a "real lawyer" and explained that notes create a record and are not a bad thing.
The President said, "I've had a lot of great lawyers, like Roy Cohn. He did not take notes."
- Mueller Report, vol. 11, p. 117.