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Ex-White House counsel Don McGahn defies congressional subpoena

Ex-White House counsel Don McGahn defies congressional subpoena
Tuesday 21
22:51 2019

The US House Judiciary Committee convened a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn refused to testify. In a further escalation of a struggle between President Donald Trump and Congress over its power to investigate him, the White House on Monday told McGahn, who left his post in October, to disregard a subpoena from the Democratic-led House Judiciary Committee subpoena to appear at the hearing. The panel is investigating Trump and Special Counsel Robert Mueller's inquiry into Russian election meddling. Attorney General William Barr on May 2 also snubbed ...

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Summary: Ex-White House counsel skips House Judiciary panel hearing, further escalating the struggle between Trump and Congress.

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