Latest Subpoenas News

House panel reissues subpoena for ex-WH counsel Don McGahn

Jan. 11, 2021 5:53 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee on Monday reissued its subpoena to former White House counsel Don McGahn, saying the longstanding legal dispute over his testimony was “not moot.” A filing in the Washington-based federal appeals court said that even though the subpoena was...

FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2020 file photo, Committee Chairman Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., during a House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Trump administration political appointees tried to block or change more than a dozen government reports that detailed scientific findings about the spread of the coronavirus, according to a House panel investigating the alleged interference. (Kevin Dietsch/Pool via AP)

Probe: Trump officials attacked CDC virus reports

Dec. 21, 2020 10:54 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration political appointees tried to block or change more than a dozen government reports that detailed scientific findings about the spread of the coronavirus, a House panel investigating the alleged interference said Monday. Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., said his coronavirus...

In this image from House Television, David Sackler, a member of the family that owns Purdue Pharma testifies via video to a House Oversight Committee hearing Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020. Members of the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma have acknowledged the drug had a role in the opioid crisis but have stopped short of apologizing or admitting wrongdoing. (House Television via AP)

Family behind OxyContin attests to its role in opioid crisis

Dec. 17, 2020 4:53 PM EST

Two owners of the company that makes OxyContin acknowledged to Congress on Thursday that the powerful prescription painkiller played a role in the opioid epidemic but they stopped short of apologizing or admitting wrongdoing. “I want to express my family’s deep sadness about the opioid...

FILE - This Oct. 21, 2020 file photo shows Purdue Pharma headquarters in Stamford, Conn. Two members of the Sackler family have agreed to make a rare public appearance to take questions from a congressional committee that is investigating the role of the company they own, Purdue Pharma, in fueling the nation's opioid epidemic. The agreement to appear Thursday, Dec. 17 headed off the possibility of the U.S. House Oversight Committee issuing subpoenas.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Family members who own Purdue to appear before Congress

Dec. 15, 2020 10:08 AM EST

Two members of the Sackler family who own OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma agreed to appear this week before a congressional committee investigating the family and the company's role in the national opioid addiction and overdose epidemic. Thursday's hearing before the House Oversight Committee will be the first time...

FILE - In this July 15, 2015 file photo, House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, listens to during a news conference at the Illinois State Capitol, in Springfield, Ill. Three more Democrats withdrew support on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020,from Speaker Michael Madigan's continued control of the Illinois House after his closest confidant and three others were indicted in a long-running bribery scheme involving utility giant ComEd. (Justin L. Fowler/The State Journal-Register via AP, File)

Illinois House panel ends probe of powerful Speaker Madigan

Dec. 14, 2020 7:40 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois House committee on Monday ended its consideration of a breach of trust claim against House Speaker Michael Madigan, voting down further proceedings that could have led to discipline against the powerful Chicago Democrat. The committee vote to authorize a charge against...

California subpoenas Amazon over worker safety in pandemic

Dec. 14, 2020 7:05 PM EST

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday asked a judge to order Amazon to comply with subpoenas his office issued nearly four months ago as part of an investigation into how the company protects workers from the coronavirus. Becerra said the online sales giant hasn't provided enough information on its...

FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2020, file photo, President-elect Joe Biden, right, embraces his son Hunter Biden, left, in Wilmington, Del. Biden’s son Hunter says he has learned from federal prosecutors that his tax affairs are under investigation.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

Hunter Biden subpoena seeks info on Burisma, other entities

Dec. 13, 2020 12:20 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A subpoena seeking documents from Hunter Biden asked for information related to more than two dozen entities, including Ukraine gas company Burisma, according to a person familiar with a Justice Department tax investigation of President-elect Joe Biden's son. The breadth of the subpoena,...

FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2020, file photo, President-elect Joe Biden, right, embraces his son Hunter Biden, left, in Wilmington, Del. Biden’s son Hunter says he has learned from federal prosecutors that his tax affairs are under investigation.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

Hunter Biden subpoena seeks info on Burisma, other entities

Dec. 12, 2020 4:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A subpoena seeking documents from Hunter Biden asked for information related to more than two dozen entities, including Ukraine gas company Burisma, according to a person familiar with a Justice Department tax investigation of President-elect Joe Biden's son. The breadth of the subpoena,...

FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2020, file photo, a census taker knocks on the door of a residence in Winter Park, Fla. The congressional committee that oversees the Census Bureau issued a subpoena Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, to U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for documents related to data irregularities that are putting in jeopardy a year-end deadline for turning in numbers used for divvying up congressional seats. Democrat U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney is the chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

House committee issues subpoena for Census documents

Dec. 10, 2020 4:56 PM EST

The congressional committee that oversees the Census Bureau issued a subpoena Thursday to U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, seeking documents related to data irregularities that threaten to upend a yearend deadline for submitting numbers used for divvying up congressional seats. Democrat U.S. Rep. Carolyn...

FILE- In this June 13, 2017, file photo, Ivanka Trump joins her father, President Donald Trump, as they walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. New York's attorney general has sent a subpoena to the Trump Organization for records related to consulting fees paid to Ivanka Trump as part of a broad civil investigation into the president's business dealings, a law enforcement official said Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

NY probes Trump consulting payments that reduced his taxes

Nov. 20, 2020 12:49 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's attorney general has sent a subpoena to the Trump Organization for records related to consulting fees paid to Ivanka Trump as part of a broad civil investigation into the president's business dealings, a law enforcement official said Thursday. The New York Times, citing anonymous...