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House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify

3 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel.
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There's a huge loophole in a new DOJ filing that Trump cited to block Don McGahn from testifying before Congress

There's a huge loophole in a new DOJ filing that Trump cited to block Don McGahn from testifying before Congress

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The White House announced Monday that President Donald Trump has instructed former White House counsel Don McGahn to ignore a congressional subpoena for testimony.
To justify the move, the White House pointed to a new Justice Department memo that says Congress cannot force a presidential adviser to testify.
But legal experts were quick to point out that the memo didn't account for one key possibility: McGahn choosing himself to testify.
"There's nothing in that remotely supports the idea that McGahn can somehow be 'blocked from testifying," said one law professor.
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Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress

3 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before a congressional committee about the Russia investigation, deepening a fight between the administration and Democratic lawmakers.
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