Latest Subpoenas News

Mulvaney to file his own impeachment lawsuit, lawyers say

Nov. 11, 2019 10:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney plans to file his own lawsuit over testimony in the House impeachment inquiry, withdrawing his bid to join a separate case filed last month by a former Trump adviser, his attorneys said Monday. The plans were revealed in a court filing in...

Judge tosses challenge of rules weakening elections watchdog

Nov. 10, 2019 2:13 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has dismissed an election official's lawsuit against new rules weakening the powers of an independent elections law watchdog. The Albany Times-Union reports State Supreme Court Justice Jonathan Nichols' ruling last month rejected current counsel Risa Sugarman's request for a...

Mulvaney stands up Democrats in impeachment probe

Nov. 8, 2019 11:39 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney has stood up Democrats in their impeachment inquiry, skipping his 9 a.m. deposition as Democrats wrap up closed-door interviews and move into a public phase of the investigation. Democrats subpoenaed Mulvaney late Thursday as the White House...

The Latest: Democrats subpoena Mulvaney in impeachment probe

Nov. 7, 2019 9:52 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the House impeachment investigation (all times local): 9:50 p.m. House Democrats have subpoenaed acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney in their impeachment probe, demanding his testimony on Friday as they investigate President Donald...

Feds subpoena Boston's marijuana contract records

Nov. 7, 2019 3:03 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Federal authorities are investigating Boston's contracts and payments with marijuana companies as part of a statewide probe. The Boston Globe reports a federal grand jury has subpoenaed the city for records of interactions between local officials and marijuana company representatives. City...

The Latest: Dems withdraw subpoena for former WH adviser

Nov. 6, 2019 11:03 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the House impeachment inquiry (all times local): 4 p.m. House Democrats say they've withdrawn a subpoena for testimony from the former deputy national security adviser as part of their impeachment inquiry. The Democrats say in court papers filed...

Hawaii may subpoena Airbnb for tax records of rental hosts

Nov. 6, 2019 9:05 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A judge ruled Wednesday that Hawaii tax authorities may subpoena Airbnb for records of its hosts as the state investigates whether operators of vacation rentals have been paying their taxes. First Circuit Court Judge Bert Ayabe approved the subpoena after a brief hearing. Airbnb and the...

California discloses Facebook probe, sues for documents

Nov. 6, 2019 5:58 PM EST

California's attorney general disclosed an ongoing probe into Facebook's privacy practices Wednesday, as it sued the company over its repeated refusal to turn over documents and answer questions. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said his probe has been going on for more than a year. He said he was...

The Latest: Judge allows Hawaii subpoena of Airbnb records

Nov. 6, 2019 4:47 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a hearing on whether Hawaii should be allowed to subpoena Airbnb (all times local): 11:45 a.m. A judge is allowing Hawaii tax authorities to subpoena Airbnb to determine whether vacation rental operators have been paying their taxes. First Circuit Court Judge Bert Ayabe issued...

APNewsBreak: Airbnb agrees to provide host records to Hawaii

Nov. 4, 2019 11:04 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Airbnb Inc. has agreed to provide Hawaii with records of many of its island hosts as the state tries to track down vacation rental operators who haven't been paying their taxes. Airbnb and the state Department of Taxation reached the agreement last week after negotiating the scope of a...