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Court: McGahn Doesn't Have to Testify

1 month ago   |   By Newser

A federal appeals court decided Friday that House Democrats can't force former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before them. The panel's 2-1 vote provides President Trump a victory in his effort to keep top advisers from testifying before Congress, as he did during the impeachment hearings, Politico reports...
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Congress Cannot Sue to Enforce Subpoenas Defied by Executive Branch, Appeals Court Rules

Congress Cannot Sue to Enforce Subpoenas Defied by Executive Branch, Appeals Court Rules

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

An appeals court dismissed a lawsuit brought by the House Judiciary Committee against President Trump's former White House counsel, Donald F. McGahn II.
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Devastating Court Ruling Allows White House To Block Testimony From Former Counsel Don McGahn

Devastating Court Ruling Allows White House To Block Testimony From Former Counsel Don McGahn

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The ruling “all but assures future Presidential stonewalling of Congress,” a dissenting judge wrote.
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Former Trump White House lawyer Donald McGahn does not have to testify to House, appeals court rules

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

A House commitee wanted ex-White House counsel Donald McGahn to testify in connection with its probe of suspected efforts by President Donald Trump to obstruct former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
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Social Security recipients won't need tax return to receive stimulus payment

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Coronavirus Task Force Set To Detail What Data Led To Extension Of Guidelines

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President Trump and his top public health advisers are expected to detail what models and data informed the extension of federal guidelines for social distancing. (Image... Read more ...