Politic > Democrats

Don McGahn Could Be a Glaring No-Show Tomorrow

30 days ago   |   By Newser

Former White House counsel Don McGahn is slated to appear before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, but that may not come to pass. The New York Times is reporting by way of a source that the president intends to tell McGahn to defy the subpoena-and arm him with a...
Read more ...

 

Justice Department Says Ex-White House Lawyer Can't Be Forced to Testify About Mueller Report

Justice Department Says Ex-White House Lawyer Can't Be Forced to Testify About Mueller Report

30 days ago   |   By Time

The Justice Department says former White House counsel Don McGahn can't be compelled to testify before Congress about the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation.
The department's Office of Legal Counsel issued an opinion Monday finding that McGahn would have “immunity” as a former presidential adviser. It could clear the way for McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena ordering him to testify by Tuesday.
Lawmakers have been eager to hear from McGahn, who was a key figure in Mueller's Russia investigation.
The Justice Department issued a similar...
Read more ...

 

Trump tells ex-counsel McGahn to defy congressional subpoena

30 days ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump directed former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena, citing a Justice Department legal opinion that McGahn would have immunity from testifying before Congress about his work as a close Trump adviser.
Read more ...

 

The Latest: Trump tells McGahn to defy Congress' subpoena

30 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Latest on Congress' response to special counsel Robert Mueller's report :
3:40 p.m.
President Donald Trump is directing former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena.
The White House on Monday cited a legal opinion from the Justice Department, which argues that McGahn would have immunity from testifying before Congress about his work as a close Trump adviser.
Democrats have been eager to hear from McGahn - a key figure in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation who described ways in which the president sought to curtail the probe.
The...
Read more ...

 

The White House has ordered former counsel Don McGahn not to comply with House Democrats' subpoena demanding he testify

The White House has ordered former counsel Don McGahn not to comply with House Democrats' subpoena demanding he testify

30 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The Trump administration is instructing former White House counsel Don McGahn to not comply with a subpoena demanding he testify on Tuesday, according to the New York Times.
McGahn's name appeared in the special counsel report on Russian election interference more than any other official.
The House Judiciary Committee is facing stonewalling from the White House on multiple fronts.
Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories.
Former White House counsel Don McGahn is not expected to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday under orders from the Trump administration, despite a...
Read more ...

 

Trump reportedly plans to instruct White House counsel Don McGahn to defy House Democrats' subpoena

30 days ago   |   By CNBC

McGahn is cited more than any other witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page Russia report.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Democrats      Congress      Onetime      White House      Donald Trump      PMN News      PMN World      AP      Election  


Biden refuses to apologize for remarks about segregationists

Biden refuses to apologize for remarks about segregationists

A defiant Joe Biden on Wednesday refused to apologize for citing two Southern segregationist senators as people with whom he had major disagreements but still “got things done”... Read more ...

Judge's Order Sets Up Potential New Block Against Census Citizenship Question

Judge's Order Sets Up Potential New Block Against Census Citizenship Question

The Supreme Court is expected to rule soon on the Trump administration's plans for a citizenship question. But an order by a federal judge in Maryland could complicate the... Read more ...

Bernie slams Democrats' 'corporate wing' as it warms to Warren

Bernie slams Democrats' 'corporate wing' as it warms to Warren

Bernie Sanders on Wednesday lashed out at the “corporate wing of the Democratic Party,” seizing on a report that centrists in the party are coming around to Elizabeth Warren as... Read more ...

Fed Ponders When To Cut Interest Rates

Fed Ponders When To Cut Interest Rates

There's an unusual air of suspense surrounding the Federal Reserve's policy meeting, with the possibility that the central bank could cut rates for the first time in nearly 11... Read more ...

Trump administration rolls out coal-friendly climate rule

Trump administration rolls out coal-friendly climate rule

The Trump administration on Wednesday issued its long-awaited replacement for former President Barack Obama's most ambitious climate change regulation, rolling back rules in an... Read more ...

Trump envoy not ruling out using Afghan war law to justify Iranian strikes

Trump envoy not ruling out using Afghan war law to justify Iranian strikes

The State Department's top official on Iran declined Wednesday to rule out the possibility that the Trump administration might justify a military confrontation with Tehran... Read more ...

Second ex-Hassan staffer charged in doxing case

Second ex-Hassan staffer charged in doxing case

A second former aide to Sen. Maggie Hassan was charged in federal court Wednesday with evidence tampering and aiding and abetting computer fraud in connection with a scheme... Read more ...

Who In The House Is Calling For Impeachment?

Who In The House Is Calling For Impeachment?

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi opposes launching an impeachment probe now, arguing it's divisive and requires overwhelming public support. But a growing segment of her caucus is... Read more ...

Biden cites two segregationists to show how he 'got things done' in Senate

Biden cites two segregationists to show how he 'got things done' in Senate

Former Vice President Joe Biden named two Southern segregationist senators as examples of people with whom he had major disagreements but still "got things done" in the Senate... Read more ...

Pete Buttigieg talks of need to 'reinforce trust' after officer-involved...

Pete Buttigieg talks of need to 'reinforce trust' after officer-involved shooting

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday addressed new police officers in the city as it grapples with the fallout of an officer-involved shooting over the weekend that... Read more ...