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Democratic impeachment calls swell as McGahn defies subpoena

More Democrats are calling — and more loudly — for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying on Tuesday.
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AOC renews Trump impeachment calls after McGahn ignores subpoena: 'We have to move forward'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is ramping up pressure on her fellow Democrats to begin impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump, saying that she and her colleagues have “a duty” to hold the president accountable."We have to move forward on impeachment," Ms Ocasio-Cortez said on Tuesday during an interview with CNN.She continued, paying respect to speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, who has so far pushed back on impeachment calls.“I trust the speaker's taking a measured approach to ensure that w...
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Democratic Calls for Impeachment Inquiry Grow as Leaders Instead Vow to Toughen Tactics

Some Progressive Democrats have joined calls for an impeachment inquiry, arguing that it will strengthen the party’s efforts to stop President Trump’s stonewalling.
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McGahn skips House hearing

The House Judiciary Committee gaveled in Tuesday to an empty witness chair for the second time this month after former White House counsel Don McGahn did not appear after he was subpoenaed.
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'Our subpoenas are not optional': Democrats stonewalled again by Donald Trump

The US president blocked former White House counsel Donald McGahn from testifying before Congress about the special counsel’s report on Russian election interference, prompting fresh threats of impeachment. The House judiciary committee held a brief hearing on Tuesday morning in McGahn’s absence, with an empty chair where he was supposed to sit. The committee chairman, Jerry Nadler, said subpoenas were 'not optional' and the committee would hear McGahn's testimony even if it had to go to court t...
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Will McGahn’s No-Show Tip Dems Towards Impeachment?

Democrats are very angry that former White House Counsel Don McGahn, at President Trump’s instruction, defied a subpoena Tuesday for his testimony. But what they intend to do about it is not yet clear. McGahn’s no-show may prove to be an inflection point in pushing Democrats towards an impeachment process for Trump. But so far, there is still a major division among the caucus — and even among those on the House Judiciary Committee — over whether to move forward with impeachment proceedings, w...
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Ex-White House lawyer skips House hearing as Trump again spurns Congress

In a further escalation of a constitutional struggle between Trump and Congress over its power to investigate him, the White House on Monday told McGahn, who left his post in October, to disregard a subpoena from the Democratic-led House Judiciary Committee to appear at the hearing. "When this committee issues a subpoena, even to a senior presidential adviser, the witness must show up. If he does not immediately correct his mistake, this committee will have no choice but to enforce this subpoe...
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Nadler Slams McGahn For Ditching Hearing: ‘Our Subpoenas Are Not Optional’

House Judiciary Committee chair Jerry Nadler (D-NY) tore into ex-White House counsel Don McGahn for skipping his hearing in front of the committee on Tuesday morning. During the brief 30-minute hearing, Nadler ripped the White House’s argument that McGahn has “absolute immunity” from House Democrats’ subpoenas. “Our subpoenas are not optional,” Nadler said. “Mr. McGahn has a legal obligation to be here for this scheduled appearance. If he does not immediately correct his mistake, this committ...
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McGahn defies subpoena for testimony, faces contempt vote

House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler gaveled open a Trump-Russia hearing Tuesday with an empty witness chair and a stern warning that former White House Counsel Don McGahn will be held in contempt for failing to appear in defiance of the committee's subpoena..
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McGahn defies congressional subpoena for testimony, faces contempt vote

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler gaveled open a Trump-Russia hearing Tuesday with a stern warning that former White House Counsel Don McGahn will be held in contempt for defying a congressional subpoena and failing to appear.
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McGahn did not attend his House hearing. It happened anyway.

The House Judiciary Committee gaveled in Tuesday to an empty witness chair for the second time this month after former White House counsel Don McGahn did not appear after he was subpoenaed.
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Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena

President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee's subpoena
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McGahn to Defy Subpoena for Testimony, Face Contempt Vote

Former White House counsel Donald McGahn was a key figure in Mueller's investigation, describing ways in which the president sought to curtail that federal probe.
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McGahn Skips Hearing, Defying Subpoena, and Democrats’ Anger Swells

The House Judiciary Committee chairman said his panel would soon hold a contempt vote, while other members were expected to go public with calls for an impeachment inquiry.
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Don McGahn defies subpoena as Trump clash with Congress intensifies

White House had blocked former counsel from testifyingHouse Democrats push leadership to impeachDemocrats are facing another brazen attempt by Donald Trump to stonewall their investigations, this time with former White House counsel Donald McGahn defying a subpoena to appear before Congress on Tuesday, on orders from the White House.Trump blocked McGahn from testifying before Congress about the special counsel report on Russian election interference, prompting sharp criticism and fresh threats o...
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Pelosi Scrambles To Put Out Fires As Her Infuriated Members Call For Impeachment

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) sparred with multiple members of her caucus Monday as the White House’s latest stonewalling caused eruptions of anger and calls to start impeachment proceedings. According to Politico, Reps. David Cicilline (D-RI), Jamie Raskin (D-MD) and Joe Neguse (D-CO) all pushed the Speaker to begin the process during a meeting in Pelosi’s office. She and her allies countered, saying that beginning impeachment proceedings would, for all intents and purposes, shut down th...
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Spurned again by Trump, House panel to meet with or without McGahn

McGahn, who left his post in October, was told by the Trump administration on Monday to disregard a House Judiciary Committee subpoena demanding that he appear at the hearing to discuss the Russian election meddling investigation. The Department of Justice issued a legal opinion saying McGahn did not need to appear, and late on Monday, McGahn's lawyer, William Burck, wrote that his client would not testify before the committee unless the judiciary panel reached an agreement with the White House...
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US briefing: Trump blocks McGahn testimony, Huawei and Niki Lauda

Tuesday’s top story: Justice Department says ex-White House counsel cannot be compelled to appear before Congress. Plus, every Game of Thrones episode, rankedSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading...
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As McGahn Prepares to Defy Subpoena, Democrats’ Anger Swells

The House Judiciary Committee chairman said his panel would soon hold a contempt vote, while other members were expected to go public with calls for an impeachment inquiry.
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McGahn to skip hearing as Democrats debate next steps

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are facing yet another brazen attempt by President Donald Trump to stonewall their investigations, this time with former White House counsel Donald McGahn defying a subpoena for his testimony on orders from the White House. A lawyer for McGahn said he would follow the president’s directive and skip Tuesday’s House […]
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Nadler prepares to punish McGahn after WH directs him not to testify

Former White House counsel Don McGahn will not appear Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee, his lawyers said in a letter Monday, defying the committee's subpoena.
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Nadler prepares to punish McGahn after White House directs him not to testify

• Opinion: Trump's argument to block McGahn from testifying is nuts • Analysis: Why McGahn needs to testify
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READ: Nadler warns McGahn about consequences of failing to appear before committee

In a letter to Don McGahn, Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler rejects the WH argument that McGahn is immune from congressional subpoenas, and warns of "serious consequences" if he fails to appear.
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Opinion: Trump's argument to block McGahn testimony is nuts

On Monday, President Donald Trump launched a long-shot effort to prevent the public from hearing live testimony from former White House Counsel Don McGahn -- the man who, perhaps more than any other, can bring to life Trump's most flagrant alleged acts of obstruction of justice.
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Opinion: Trump's argument to block McGahn from testifying is nuts

• Analysis: Why Don McGahn needs to testify • White House directs former counsel Don McGahn not to testify before House panel
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Trump's argument against McGahn testifying is nuts

On Monday, President Donald Trump launched a long-shot effort to prevent the public from hearing live testimony from former White House Counsel Don McGahn -- the man who, perhaps more than any other, can bring to life Trump's most flagrant alleged acts of obstruction of justice.
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Trump’s Secrecy Fight Escalates as Judge Rules for Congress in Early Test

A judge ruled that Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records even as the White House told a former top Trump aide not to show up at a hearing.
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Trump's argument to block McGahn from testifying is nuts

Elie Honig writes that Trump's reasoning for blocking Don McGahn's testimony is premised on a faulty and unsupported legal argument that senior advisers cannot be compelled to testify before Congress.
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Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress

In a letter to the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, White House Counsel Pat Cipollone said McGahn should not appear due to both "constitutional immunity" and "in order to protect the prerogatives of the Office of the Presidency." The committee's Democratic chairman, Jerrold Nadler, responded by saying Trump was simply trying to block damaging testimony about him obstructing justice. Don McGahn personally witnessed the most egregious of these acts. President Trump knows this.
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Trump Tells Ex-Counsel McGahn to Defy Congressional Subpoena

The president has bashed his former White House counsel on Twitter and has insisted to advisers that the attorney not be allowed to humiliate him in front of Congress.
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