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House Democrats wrestle with White House over investigations

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says he doesn't want either aides or former aides testifying to Congress because of lawmakers' partisanship.
Trump's remarks to The Washington Post follow one former White House official defying a congressional subpoena and the Treasury Department ignoring a deadline for turning over Trump's tax returns.
The chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Democrat Elijah Cummings, says the White House's position that it can ignore requests from House Democrats is untenable.
A former White House personnel security director, Carl Kline, was subpoenaed by...
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Trump says there's 'no reason' for White House aides to publicly testify and plans to defy Democrats' subpoena

Trump says there's 'no reason' for White House aides to publicly testify and plans to defy Democrats' subpoena

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump claimed there was "no reason" for White House staffers to testify to Congress following the release of the special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation.
Trump said any move to compel them to testify, such as a subpoena, would be "very partisan."
Former White House counsel Don McGahn was subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Committee. He was a central figure in Mueller's investigation and in the final report on the probe that was released last week.
White House attorneys reportedly plan on notifying witnesses of the administration's intent to...
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