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House Leaders Demand President Trump Respect Their ‘Investigative Efforts' After Michael Cohen Comments

6 monthes ago   |   By Time

Democratic chairmen of three House committees issued a strongly-worded joint statement Sunday, warning President Trump against possible attempts to obstruct justice.
Trump called in to an interview with Jeanine Pirro on Fox News Saturday night to respond to a New York Times report that the FBI launched an investigation into the President's relationship with Russia, days after he fired former FBI Director James Comey. While speaking with Pirro, Trump broached the subject of his former lawyer Michael Cohen's scheduled testimony before Congress.
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House chairmen warn Trump against interfering with congressional oversight

6 monthes ago   |   By Politico

The Democratic chairmen of three powerful House committees appeared to suggest on Sunday that President Donald Trump attempted to “obstruct Congress' independent oversight and investigative efforts” during his weekend interview with Fox News. “The integrity of our process to serve as an independent check on the Executive Branch must be respected by everyone, including the President,” said House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings , House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff and House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler in a statement. “Our nation's laws prohibit...
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Trump sues Democrats to shield New York tax returns

Trump sues Democrats to shield New York tax returns

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Trump transition adviser Bijan Rafiekian is convicted

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