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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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Oil prices skyrocket 20% after attacks on Saudi plants disrupt global supply

Oil prices skyrocket 20% after attacks on Saudi plants disrupt global supply

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Trump dubiously takes credit for US energy independence from Saudi Arabia...

Trump dubiously takes credit for US energy independence from Saudi Arabia, as oil prices spike after drone attack

President Trump Monday said that the US was no longer dependent on Middle Eastern oil, a reference to recent, destabilizing attacks on a Saudi production facility. "Because we... Read more ...

Exxon Mobil, BP and other oil stocks are surging after strikes on Saudi oil...

Exxon Mobil, BP and other oil stocks are surging after strikes on Saudi oil fields wiped out half of the Kingdom's oil output

Oil stocks are surging on Monday after strikes on Saudi oil fields damaged roughly half of the Kingdom's oil production. Exxon Mobil surged in premarket 3.6% while BP and shell... Read more ...

The attack on Saudi oil supplies threatens what could be the world's biggest...

The attack on Saudi oil supplies threatens what could be the world's biggest IPO. Here's what we know about Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco, the state-backed Arabian energy company is scheduled to publicly list later this year, and is estimated to raise as much as $100 billion from its IPO. But the... Read more ...

Cristiano Ronaldo breaks down in tears in an interview with Piers Morgan...

Cristiano Ronaldo breaks down in tears in an interview with Piers Morgan after being shown a never-before-seen video of his late father

Cristiano Ronaldo shows his vulnerable side in an emotional interview with Piers Morgan, which is set to air in the UK on Tuesday night. In teaser clips for the hour-long... Read more ...

Trump says US is 'locked and loaded' in response to attack on Saudi oil supply

Trump says US is 'locked and loaded' in response to attack on Saudi oil supply

President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Sunday that America was "locked and loaded" in response to an attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities. The Saturday attacks shut down... Read more ...

Hong Kong's leading pro-democracy activist is urging US lawmakers to stop...

Hong Kong's leading pro-democracy activist is urging US lawmakers to stop exporting tear gas made in Pennsylvania to Hong Kong police

One of Hong Kong's leading pro-democracy activists is urging US lawmakers to stop exporting tear gas to the city's police forces. Joshua Wong is testifying before Congress on... Read more ...

46-year-old kicker Adam Vinatieri appears to tease an imminent retirement...

46-year-old kicker Adam Vinatieri appears to tease an imminent retirement after missing 2 extra points on Sunday

Adam Vinatieri offered an ominous post-game quote after the Indianapolis Colts' win on Sunday that seemed to infer he was planning to retire this week. Vinatieri got off to a... Read more ...

First auto workers' national strike in 12 years could bring US car giant...

First auto workers' national strike in 12 years could bring US car giant GM's work to a standstill

The United Auto Workers announced that some 48,000 workers at General Motors Co. plants will go on strike starting on Sunday in a move that could hurt the American auto giant... Read more ...

Miami Dolphins put forth another pathetic effort, losing to Patriots 43-0 as...

Miami Dolphins put forth another pathetic effort, losing to Patriots 43-0 as tanking efforts appear to be working

The Miami Dolphins got shut out by the New England Patriots on Sunday in their second embarrassing loss of a season that is just two games old. The most painful part of the... Read more ...