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U.S. House panel backs contempt citations for two Trump Cabinet members over census

13 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON A U.S. House committee voted on Wednesday in favour of holding two of President Donald Trump's closest advisers in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas related to an effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census. | Video

U.S. House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas

12 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy congressional subpoenas, beginning with former White House Counsel Don McGahn, who is expected to face swift action. | Video

U.S. House Democrats move to fight Trump's stonewalling in court

07 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. congressional Democrats moved closer on Thursday to suing in federal court for access to the unredacted Mueller report on Russian election meddling, and its underlying evidence, taking a step bound to intensify their clash with President Donald Trump.

U.S. House Democrat says support lacking for Trump impeachment inquiry

05 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON A top U.S. House Democratic committee chairman on Wednesday appeared to rule out any imminent impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, but vowed quick court action to obtain the full, unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference.

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to hand over campaign documents to Congress

05 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, has agreed to turn over documents related to his 2016 election campaign to congressional investigators, a top Democratic lawmaker said on Tuesday. | Video

Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress

22 May 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation, deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers. | Video

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks

19 May 2019

WASHINGTON Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president's behaviour impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump's stonewalling of congressional probes is strengthening the case for an impeachment inquiry.

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin rejects subpoena for Trump tax returns

17 May 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defied a congressional subpoena seeking six years of President Donald Trump's tax returns on Friday, all but guaranteeing a federal court battle with Congress over the records. | Video

More contempt citations ahead for Trump advisers - senior U.S. Democrat

11 May 2019

WASHINGTON Congressional Democrats, faced with blanket opposition to their oversight probes by President Donald Trump, are considering more contempt citations against administration officials who defy their subpoenas, a leading Democrat said on Friday. | Video

U.S. House panel chairman subpoenas Trump's tax returns

11 May 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal on Friday subpoenaed President Donald Trump's tax returns, giving the U.S. Treasury and Internal Revenue Service one week to turn over the tax records. | Video

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