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House panel chair subpoenas ex-White House counsel McGahn on Mueller inquiry

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday subpoenaed former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the panel in its investigation of possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump. In a statement, Nadler, a Democrat, said the committee had asked for documents from McGahn by May […]

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On staff compliance with orders raised in Mueller report, Trump says: 'Nobody disobeys me'

By David Alexander and Alexandra Alper WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump dismissed questions from reporters on Monday about his staff’s willingness to carry out his orders and the chances of impeachment proceedings in the U.S. Congress, days after the Mueller report highlighted both issues. The 448-page report from U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on […]

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Top Democrat on U.S. House Oversight Committee says Trump lawsuit has no legal basis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Elijah Cummings, chairman of the U.S. House Oversight Committee, criticized as “baseless” a lawsuit filed on Monday by President Donald Trump to try to block subpoenas from the committee seeking years worth of financial documents from the president. “There is simply no valid legal basis to interfere with this duly authorized subpoena […]

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Trump sues to block subpoena for financial information

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday sued to block a subpoena issued by the Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Oversight Committee that sought information about his and his businesses’ finances. “Chairman Cummings’ subpoena is invalid and unenforceable because it has no legitimate legislative purpose,” lawyers for Trump and the Trump Organization […]

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