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Ex-White House lawyer won't testify after Trump direction

May. 20, 2019 9:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump directed his former White House Counsel Donald McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena Monday, citing a Justice Department legal opinion that maintains McGahn would have immunity from testifying about his work as a close Trump adviser. A lawyer for McGahn said he...

NY bill to let US House see Trump's state returns narrowed

May. 20, 2019 6:20 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in New York are seeking to sharply narrow a proposal that would grant congressional committees access to state tax returns filed by President Donald Trump to address concerns that it could jeopardize the privacy of anyone who pays taxes in the state. Amendments filed over the...

The Latest: Trump tells McGahn to defy Congress' subpoena

May. 20, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress' response to special counsel Robert Mueller's report (all times local): 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,...

Schiff plans 'enforcement action' against DOJ over Mueller

May. 16, 2019 7:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Thursday that his panel will vote on "enforcement action" against Attorney General William Barr or the Justice Department next week, yet another escalation in the standoff between Congress and President Donald Trump's administration...

Democrats hold marathon reading of Mueller report at Capitol

May. 16, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Live, from a tiny parlor in the Capitol, Democratic lawmakers read aloud Thursday from nearly 400 pages of special counsel Robert Mueller's report in a marathon expected to stretch into the next day. More than two dozen lawmakers rotated into the shuttered House Rules Committee room to...

White House escalates resistance to House probes

May. 15, 2019 6:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House sharply escalated its resistance to congressional attempts to investigate President Donald Trump , notifying the House Judiciary panel Wednesday that it would refuse to comply with sweeping requests for documents and witness testimony while declaring that the legislative...

House intelligence panel seeks interviews with Trump lawyers

May. 14, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Intelligence Committee has called four lawyers linked to President Donald Trump and his family for interviews as part of an investigation into whether they tried to obstruct the panel's inquiry into Russian election interference. The panel sent letters to the four men in March...

NY Dems said new housing rule would hurt immigrant families

May. 10, 2019 6:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic members of Congress from New York called Friday for federal housing officials to withdraw a new rule that could kick tens of thousands of immigrants out of subsidized housing. The Congress members said in a letter to federal Housing Secretary Ben Carson that the rule proposed...

Mueller won't testify next week, House chairman says

May. 10, 2019 4:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says special counsel Robert Mueller won't appear before his panel next week, despite the committee's hope that Mueller would testify May 15. New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler said Friday that negotiations continue with Mueller and the Justice...

Crisis point? High stakes in Trump's showdown with Congress

May. 10, 2019 6:37 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats call it a "constitutional crisis." But is it? Stunned by the extent of the White House's blanket refusal to comply with oversight by Congress, the Democrats warn that the Trump administration is shattering historic norms and testing the nation's system of checks and balances in...