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Eric Trump, the son of President Donald Trump, speaks at a campaign rally for his father, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Saco, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Lawyers: Trump son won't testify in NY probe before election

Sep. 17, 2020 4:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son Eric is willing to comply with a subpoena to testify in a New York investigation into the family’s business practice, but only after the Nov. 3 election, the Trumps’ lawyers said in a court filing Thursday. The lawyers argued Eric...

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee member Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, speaks during the committee's business meeting where it will consider new subpoenas in the

Romney says Biden probe 'not legitimate role of government'

Sep. 16, 2020 4:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Mitt Romney is sharply criticizing an investigation by his own party into Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s son, saying it's “not the legitimate role of government” to try and damage political opponents. GOP Sen. Ron Johnson, chairman of the...

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Lawyer: Bolton will cooperate with any probe into his book

Sep. 15, 2020 3:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump administration national security adviser John Bolton will cooperate with any investigation related to the recent publication of his tell-all book, which the Justice Department has said contains classified information, his lawyer said Tuesday. The statement from Bolton's...

Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad Wolf speaks during an event at DHS headquarters in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Confirmation gets trickier for Trump Homeland Security pick

Sep. 11, 2020 7:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A whistleblower's complaint and a tight timeline are making it increasingly unlikely that the Senate will confirm Chad Wolf as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security before the election. President Donald Trump formally sent the nomination late Thursday to the Senate after...

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, left, talks with Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., before a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool via AP)

House subpoenas embattled Postal Service leader over delays

Sep. 2, 2020 8:11 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday subpoenaed Postmaster General Louis DeJoy for records about the widespread mail delivery delays that have pulled the Postal Service into the political spotlight as it prepares to handle an onslaught of ballots in the November election. The...

President Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Court shields Trump tax returns, likely until after election

Sep. 1, 2020 8:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court Tuesday granted President Donald Trump a temporary reprieve in the long-running fight over his tax returns, barring Manhattan's top prosecutor from getting the records while Trump's lawyers embark on another bid to overturn the subpoena seeking them. With a temporary...

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy testifies before a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Washington. (Tom Brenner/Pool via AP)

House to subpoena postmaster general over mail delays

Aug. 31, 2020 4:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Oversight Committee intends to subpoena Postmaster General Louis DeJoy for documents about disruptions in mail delivery operations that are now central to questions over the ability to handle an onslaught of mail-in ballots expected for the November election. Rep. Carolyn...

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018, file photo, then-White House counsel Don McGahn listens as Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The federal appeals court in Washington, is giving the House another shot at forcing McGahn to appear before Congress. Nine of the Democratic-dominated court’s 11 judges are hearing arguments by telephone Tuesday, April 28, 2020, in a dispute between House Democrats and President Donald Trump’s administration over a subpoena for McGahn’s testimony that was issued a year ago by a House committee.  (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Appeals court again rules out House subpoena for McGahn

Aug. 31, 2020 3:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court panel on Monday again threw out a lawsuit by House Democrats to compel former White House counsel Don McGahn to appear before a congressional committee. In a 2-1 ruling, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that the House of...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listens during a news conference at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, with Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

House readies contempt resolution as Pompeo defies subpoenas

Aug. 28, 2020 5:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Foreign Affairs Committee is moving to hold Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in contempt after he has repeatedly rejected the committee’s subpoenas for records related to Ukraine that the department has turned over to the Republican-led Senate. House Foreign Affairs...

FILE- In this Nov. 19, 2019 file photo, New York State Attorney General Letitia James speaks during a news conference at her office in New York. James asked a court Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 to enforce subpoenas into an investigation into whether President Donald Trump and his businesses inflated assets on financial statements. James filed a petition in state trial court in New York City naming the Trump Organization, an umbrella group for the Republican president’s holdings, as a respondent along with other business entities.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

NY AG probes if Trump pumped up value of estate, assets

Aug. 24, 2020 5:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s attorney general asked a court Monday to compel some of President Donald Trump's business associates, including his son, Eric, to testify and turn over documents as part of her investigation into whether the president's company lied about the value of its assets in order...