Latest Subpoenas News

White House orders 2 former aides to defy House subpoenas

Sep. 16, 2019 9:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has instructed two former aides to President Donald Trump not to appear at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, saying Rick Dearborn and Rob Porter are "absolutely immune" from testifying at what the panel is calling its first impeachment hearing. In a letter sent...

AP source: New York prosecutors subpoena Trump's tax returns

Sep. 16, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City prosecutors have subpoenaed President Donald Trump's tax returns, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Monday. Manhattan District Attorney's Cyrus Vance Jr.'s office recently sent a subpoena to Trump's accounting firm seeking the last eight years of...

Legal showdown looms over House subpoena to intel director

Sep. 15, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting director of national intelligence is refusing to comply with a subpoena to turn over a whistleblower complaint , setting up a legal showdown this week between the Trump administration and a House committee. The House Intelligence Committee chairman tells CBS' "Face the Nation"...

NY finds $1B in hidden transfers by family behind OxyContin

Sep. 13, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss and other hidden accounts to transfer $1 billion to themselves, New York's attorney general contends in court papers filed Friday. New York — asking a judge to enforce subpoenas of companies, banks and advisers to Purdue...

House committee subpoenas acting intelligence director

Sep. 13, 2019 10:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House intelligence committee has issued a subpoena to the acting Director of National Intelligence, saying Joseph Maguire is withholding a whistleblower complaint from Congress. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said in a statement Friday evening that...

Congress committee subpoenas Trump envoy to Taliban talks

Sep. 12, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday issued a subpoena to the Trump administration's envoy to the U.S.-Taliban talks, demanding that he testify at an open congressional hearing next week. Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., complained that the Trump administration was...

New York to require health warnings in vape shops

Sep. 9, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state will require health warning signs in shops that sell vaping devices following hundreds of cases of lung illnesses believed to be related to the habit, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday. The state will also issue subpoenas to three companies that sell a vaping liquid...

Attorney: Alleged newspaper gunman 'evil as all get-out'

Sep. 5, 2019 8:53 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A lawyer said Thursday that "evil as all get-out" would be a better way of describing the man accused of fatally shooting five people at a Maryland newspaper, rather than calling him "crazy." Brennan McCarthy, who represented a woman harassed by Jarrod Ramos years ago, testified at a...

Judiciary panel subpoenas Homeland Security over pardons

Sep. 4, 2019 7:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed the Department of Homeland Security over questions about whether officials were offered pardons by President Donald Trump. The committee issued the subpoenas Wednesday, having approved them in July. House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler said...

Deutsche Bank has tax returns sought in Congressional probe

Aug. 28, 2019 7:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's longtime bank revealed Tuesday that it has tax records Congress is seeking in its investigation of the president's finances. Deutsche Bank said in court papers it has tax returns responsive to a subpoena sent this year, in which Congress asked the bank for a host of...