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Nadler: ‘I Would Assume’ Mueller Testimony Pushed Back Until June

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler isn’t optimistic that his tentative deadline of May 23 for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify before the committee will be met. According to Politico, Nadler and a senior Democratic committee aide said Friday night that no Mueller hearing is planned for the next week. “I would assume not,” Nadler said when asked whether Mueller would publicly testify before the upcoming Memorial Day recess that begins next Friday. However, a Judiciary staffer offere...
Tags: News, Jerry Nadler, Mueller report, Robert Mueller testimony, Russia probe, Summer Concepcion


This Week: Putin Praises Mueller, Barr Goes Full Trump

Special counsel Robert Mueller earned an unlikely defender this week: Russian President Vladimir Putin. During a press conference with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Putin referred to Mueller’s work as “exotic” and “very objective” — a far-cry from how President Trump himself characterized the probe this week. The President unilaterally concluded Friday that the investigation began as an attempt to spy on his campaign. Those behind the supposed spying deserved “long jail sentences,” he added....
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, White House, Russia, Fbi, House, Connecticut, Nancy Pelosi, Bob, Wikileaks, Donald Trump, Doj, Senate Intelligence Committee, Justice Department


Once Again, Democrats Are Betting All Their Chips On Bob Mueller

House Democrats are struggling in their attempts to get mileage out of the redacted Mueller report, their efforts to highlight damning episodes and testimony stymied by a stonewalling White House. According to the New York Times, with potential star witnesses like former White House counsel Don McGahn looking likely to ignore Democrats’ summons, they are turning to the one person who may be willing and able to bring the report to life: its author. The House Judiciary Committee has been in tal...
Tags: News, White House, House, New York Times, Bob, Department Of Justice, House Judiciary Committee, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Don McGahn, House Democrats, Jerry Nadler, William Barr, Bob Mueller, Russia Probe, Kate Riga


Top Democrat says impeaching Trump is 'impossible to rule out' – live

Jerry Nadler indicated impeachment is on the table after ‘beyond outrageous’ letter from the White House rejecting request for documentsSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.12pm BST Senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris said Thursday that her campaign raised more than $160,000 for abortion rights groups in the aftermath of legislation passing in Alabama that represents a de facto ban on the procedure.Incredibly proud that together we were able to raise over $161K...
Tags: New York, Washington, White House, US, Alabama, World news, US news, Bill De Blasio, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Trump, Jared Kushner Trump, Jerry Nadler


Pelosi Calls WH Letter On Oversight ‘Beneath The Dignity Of The Presidency’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) adopted House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler’s (D-NY) characterization of the letter the White House sent him on Congress’ oversight limitations, and said it was “beneath the dignity” of the office of the president to send it. During her weekly press conference on Thursday, Pelosi called the letter “completely outrageous.” She claimed the White House’s argument — that it wouldn’t comply with congressional requests unless there was legislative purpo...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, United States, House, Nancy Pelosi, Pelosi, House Judiciary Committee, Jerry Nadler, Bill Barr, Nicole Lafond, Mueller report


White House says House Democrats will not get a 'do-over' of the Mueller probe

A letter to House Judiciary Chair Rep. Jerry Nadler accuses Democrats of trying to pursue an unauthorized 'do-over' of the investigation; Catherine Herridge reports from Washington.
Tags: News, White House, House, Catherine Herridge, Jerry Nadler


READ: White House letter rejecting Nadler's request

The White House on Wednesday rejected House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler's demands for information as part of an obstruction probe, saying it will "continue to work in good faith" to accommodate "Congress's legitimate requests for information."
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Nadler Blasts ‘Outrageous’ White House Rejection Of House Obstruction Probe

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) called the White House’s sweeping rejection of his committee’s requests related to whether President Trump obstructed justice “outrageous” while speaking to reporters Wednesday afternoon. “The White House is making the outrageous claim that a president cannot be held accountable in anyway to the American people, ” he said.”They say the Justice Department cannot hold him accountable since a sitting president can’t be indicted, and now they...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Justice Department, Trump, Tierney Sneed, House Judiciary Committee, Robert Mueller, Nadler, House Democrats, Jerry Nadler, Jerry Nadler D NY


White House rejects cooperating in Congress 'show trial'

The White House on Wednesday branded Democrat-led congressional efforts to probe alleged wrongdoing by President Donald Trump a "show trial" and said it would refuse demands to cooperate. A letter sent by White House counsel Pat Cipollone rejected demands by Jerry Nadler, head of the House of Representatives judiciary committee, for extensive documentation and testimony. Cipollone wrote that the committee does not have the right "to harass political opponents" or conduct an "unauthorized ‘do-o...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, House Of Representatives, Donald Trump, Trump, Jerry Nadler, Cipollone, Pat Cipollone


White House counsel calls House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler's requests illegitimate

The White House has flatly rejected the House Judiciary Committee's request for documents in its sweeping investigation into possible obstruction of justice and abuses of power, accusing the Democratically-controlled committee of seeking to recreate the special counsel investigation to harass the President.
Tags: News, White House, House, Stories, House Judiciary Committee, Jerry Nadler


READ: White House letter rejecting Nadler's demands for information as part of obstruction probe

The White House on Wednesday rejected House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler's demands for information as part of an obstruction probe, saying it will "continue to work in good faith" to accommodate "Congress's legitimate requests for information."
Tags: Congress, White House, Cnn, House, Nadler, Jerry Nadler


White House Rejects House Obstruction Probe In Letter Blasting The Investigation

In a letter to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, the White House said it would not comply with demands from the committee for its wide-ranging probe into possible obstruction by President Trump, arguing that the committee had no authority to launch the investigation. “Unfortunately, it appears that you have already decided to press ahead with a duplicative investigation, including by issuing subpoenas, to replow the same ground the Special Counsel has already covered. I ask that you...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, House, Department Of Justice, Justice Department, Committee, Obstruction, Trump, Tierney Sneed, Watergate, House Judiciary Committee, Mueller, Nadler, Don McGahn, Jerry Nadler


Nadler Slams ‘Lawless Administration’ After Barr Contempt Vote: Trump’s Not A ‘King’

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) hit the Trump administration for its “lawless” actions on Wednesday evening, just hours after his committee voted to hold the attorney general in contempt of Congress. Nadler told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow his efforts on Wednesday were part of his duty to “defend our constitutional form of government.” “This is a lawless administration. It is denying the American people the information they need by defying all subpoenas,” he said. “It’s the f...
Tags: Rachel Maddow, News, Congress, White House, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Trump, House Judiciary Committee, Mueller, Contempt, Nadler, Jerry Nadler, Bill Barr, Nicole Lafond


Attorney General William Barr faces being held in contempt of Congress amid showdown with Trump

A Democratic-led House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold US Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election interference even as Donald Trump invoked the legal principle of executive privilege to block its disclosure. Throwing down another challenge to the US president, the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to recommend that the full House cite Mr Barr, the top US law enforcement officia...
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House Judiciary Recommends Barr Be Held In Contempt Over Mueller Report

By a 24-16 vote, the House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to recommend holding Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt for his refusal to turn over to Congress an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report and its underlying materials. President Trump asserted executive privilege Wednesday over the documents, which the Committee had sought via subpoena. The vote escalated the ongoing standoff between Congress and the Trump administration over House Democrats’ e...
Tags: News, Obama, Congress, Eric Holder, White House, Russia, Fbi, Democrats, House, Dc, Justice Department, Collins, Committee, Trump, Tierney Sneed, Department


Democrats battle to obtain Trump tax returns as president claims huge business losses were intentional

Democrats are preparing for a legal battle to obtain Donald Trump’s tax returns – an issue that has taken on outsized importance – while the president has claimed huge businesses losses he suffered during the 1980s were an intentional write off.Members of the House of Representatives are to meet to consider their next step, after Mr Trump’s treasury secretary refused to release the returns they had requested.Reports suggested Democrats will decide to head directly to court and claim treasury sec...
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WH: Trump Asserts Exec Privilege Over ‘Nadler’s Blatant Abuse Of Power’

The Justice Department announced Wednesday that it asked President Trump to assert executive privilege over the full, unredacted Mueller report and its underlying evidence, making good on an earlier threat that the DOJ would do so if House Democrats held the attorney general in contempt. In a statement, the White House pinned the decision on House Judiciary Committee chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler’s “blatant abuse of power.” “The American people see through Chairman Nadler’s desperate ploy to dis...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, House, Doj, Justice Department, Trump, House Judiciary Committee, Mueller, WH, Barr, Executive Privilege, Nadler, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Stephen Boyd, Jerry Nadler


Trump Asserts Executive Privilege over Mueller Report as House Prepares to Hold Barr in Contempt

President Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over the unredacted Mueller report, just moments before the House Judiciary Committee voted to advance a contempt resolution against Attorney General William Barr due to his refusal to turn over the full report.Citing Judiciary Committee chairman Jerry Nadler's “blatant abuse of power,” the White House said the president “has no other option than to make a protective assertion of executive privilege.”The contempt resolution passed the...
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Trump administration moves to block Congress' legal bids to access full Mueller report

Donald Trump’s administration has threatened to use his executive privilege to block Democrats’ attempts to access the full, unredacted Mueller report.If opposition politicians pushed ahead with a planned vote to hold William Barr in contempt of Congress, the Justice Department (DoJ) warned, the attorney general would be "compelled to request that the president invoke executive privilege with respect to the materials" Democrats want to see.Mr Barr has been resisting a subpoena issued by the Demo...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, New York Times, Donald Trump, Doj, Committee, Trump, Oval Office, House Judiciary Committee, Mueller, Barr, Robert Mueller, Nadler, Stephen Boyd, Donald McGahn


DOJ to Ask White House to Invoke Privilege Over Entire Mueller Report

Alex Wong/GettyThe House Judiciary Committee still plans to hold a markup session Wednesday morning to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt for ignoring a subpoena to release to members the full, unredacted Mueller report, according to a senior Democratic aide.The Department of Justice plans to ask the White House to invoke privilege over the report if the committee moves forward with the markup session, that aide said.The news comes after staffers with the department and the committee me...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Russia, House, Judiciary, Department Of Justice, Doj, Committee, Trump, Department, Mueller, Barr, Robert Mueller, Alex Wong, Jerry Nadler


Burnett: White House doesn't want you to hear from witness

CNN's Erin Burnett discusses the Trump administration instructing former White House Counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a subpoena for documents from House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler and whether special counsel Robert Mueller will testify.
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Stories, Trump, Erin Burnett, BURNETT, Robert Mueller, House Judiciary, Don McGahn, Jerry Nadler


White House Directs McGahn Not to Turn Over Documents to House

The White House on Tuesday directed former White House counsel Don McGahn to ignore a congressional subpoena seeking documents related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's final report.“The White House provided these records to Mr. McGahn in connection with its cooperation with the special counsel's investigation and with the clear understanding that the records remain subject to the control of the White House for all purposes,” White House Counsel Pat Cipollone wrote to Representative Je...
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READ: White House Tells McGahn Not To Comply With Congressional Subpoena

White House counsel Pat Cipollone told Don McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents. Cipollone gave the instruction in a letter to McGahn’s attorney Tuesday. The subpoena’s deadline for turning over the documents is Tuesday. Cipollone on Tuesday also wrote to House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, who had issued the subpoena, claiming that McGahn did “not have the legal right” to produce the documents to Congress. Cipollone told Nadler that he needed to request the doc...
Tags: News, White House, Doj, Justice Department, Executive Branch, Committee, Trump, Tierney Sneed, House Judiciary Committee, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Mick Mulvaney, Nadler, House Judiciary, Don McGahn, McGahn


White House instructs McGahn to not comply with subpoena

The White House has instructed former White House Counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a subpoena for documents from House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, in the latest oversight showdown between the White House and congressional Democrats.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, House Judiciary, Don McGahn, McGahn, Jerry Nadler


The move is the latest oversight showdown between the White House and congressional Democrats

The White House has instructed former White House Counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a subpoena for documents from House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, in the latest oversight showdown between the White House and congressional Democrats.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, House Judiciary, Don McGahn, Jerry Nadler


READ: McGahn attorney's letter to House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler

The White House has instructed former counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a House Democratic subpoena, McGahn's lawyer said in a letter to House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler.
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READ: White House letter to House Democrats regarding Don McGahn subpoena

The White House sent a letter informing House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler that former White House counsel Don McGahn was instructed not to comply with Democrats' subpoena for documents.
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White House instructs McGahn not to comply with Democrats' subpoena

The White House has instructed former White House Counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a subpoena for documents from House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, in the latest oversight showdown between the White House and congressional Democrats.
Tags: White House, Cnn, House Judiciary, Don McGahn, McGahn, Jerry Nadler


Mueller report: Democrats set Monday deadline for release of unredacted document – live

Jerry Nadler said House judiciary committee will move to contempt proceedings if Barr does not respond to the Trump-Russia report request by 9amSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.19pm BST Donald Trump on Friday spoke to Russian president Vladimir Putin for more than an hour, White House press secretary told reporters.Sanders said the two leaders had a “very good discussion” that spanned nuclear agreements, North Korea and trade. 4.42pm BST House judiciary committee ch...
Tags: Vladimir Putin, Republicans, Congress, North Korea, White House, Russia, US, US news, Democrats, US politics, House, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Committee, Sanders, Department


Sarah Sanders: Nadler 'incapable' of asking Barr questions

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said that House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler was 'incapable of holding power' when handling questioning for Attorney General William Barr's scheduled hearing.
Tags: News, White House, House, Stories, Barr, Nadler, Jerry Nadler, Sarah Sanders, William Barr



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