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Mulvaney Skips Deposition, Invokes 'Absolute Immunity'

9 monthes ago   |   By Newser

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney has stood up Democrats in their impeachment inquiry, skipping his Friday morning deposition as Democrats wrap up closed-door interviews and move into a public phase of the investigation, per the AP. Democrats subpoenaed Mulvaney late Thursday as the White House signaled that...
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Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney Skips House Democrats' Impeachment Inquiry

Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney Skips House Democrats' Impeachment Inquiry

9 monthes ago   |   By Time

Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney has stood up Democrats in their impeachment inquiry, skipping his 9 a.m. deposition as Democrats wrap up closed-door interviews and move into a public phase of the investigation.
Democrats subpoenaed Mulvaney late Thursday as the White House signaled that he wouldn't appear. The White House has instructed its officials not to comply with the investigation, which is looking at President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine.
An official working on the inquiry said that Mulvaney's lawyer informed the committees leading the impeachment probe one...
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Trump's acting chief of staff won't appear for impeachment inquiry deposition: congressional aide

9 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney will not appear for a deposition requested by House Democrats investigating Trump's possible impeachment after his personal lawyer asserted he had 'absolute immunity', a Congressional aide said on Friday.
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White House officials fail to appear at Trump impeachment probe

9 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and another White House official on Friday failed to appear at the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, as the administration continued to blockade investigators.
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