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White House tells 2 ex-aides to defy congressional subpoena

Jun. 4, 2019 8:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Tuesday again directed former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to defy subpoenas and refuse to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee. The letters from the White...

House to vote on holding Barr, McGahn in contempt next week

Jun. 3, 2019 8:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Democrat announced Monday that the House will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas. Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said in a statement that...

Trump's orders to AG on Russia probe worry critics

May. 25, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Intelligence professionals warned Friday that President Donald Trump's decision to give his loyal attorney general carte blanche to disclose still-secret material from the Russia investigation will let William Barr cherry-pick intelligence to paint a misleading picture about what started...

Trump moves to escalate investigation of intel agencies

May. 23, 2019 11:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday granted Attorney General William Barr new powers to review and potentially release classified information related to the origins of the Russia investigation, a move aimed at accelerating Barr's inquiry into whether U.S. officials improperly surveilled...

North Carolina Rep. Dobson running for labor commissioner

May. 8, 2019 11:22 AM EDT

NEBO, N.C. (AP) — A Republican state legislator wants to succeed North Carolina Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry. Four-term Rep. Josh Dobson of McDowell County announced his bid this week. He is a chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and has been heavily involved in health-related issues during...

Democrats subpoena Mueller report amid calls for impeachment

Apr. 19, 2019 11:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, has issued a subpoena for special counsel Robert Mueller's full report as Democrats intensified their investigation of President Donald Trump, but leaders stopped short of liberal demands for impeachment proceedings....