President Donald Trump may not have built a wall along the southwest border, but he’s been busy at work walling Congress off from the Russia probe. In a letter to House Judiciary Committee chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) on Wednesday, White House counsel Pat Cipollone seemed to call into question whether Congress has any constitutional authority [
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House counsel has sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee chairman, harshly criticizing an investigation into President Donald Trump and rejecting sweeping document requests. Pat Cippillone sent the letter Tuesday. He suggests Democrats are seeking a "do-over" of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe.
WASHINGTON (AP) " The White House sharply escalated its resistance to congressional attempts to investigate President Donald Trump , notifying the House Judiciary panel Wednesday that it would refuse to comply with sweeping requests for documents and witness testimony while declaring that the legislative branch had no right to a "do-over" of the special counsel's Russia probe.White House counsel Pat Cippillone sent a 12-page letter to the committee chairman, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y. [
WASHINGTON (AP) " The White House counsel has sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee chairman, harshly criticizing an investigation into President Donald Trump and rejecting sweeping document requests.Pat Cippillone sent the letter Tuesday. He suggests Democrats are seeking a "do-over" of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. He also questions whether the House probe is a "legitimate exercise of oversight authority" and says the White House will "resist the overbroad [
U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allegations of obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump was "preposterous" and puts the president above the law.
The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the nondisclosure agreements signed by White House staffers under President Donald Trump.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who is widely accused of undermining his country’s democratic institutions, is scheduled to meet President Trump on Monday, the latest authoritarian leader to get a White House invitation. Although Hungary is a European Union member and a NATO ally, Orban
I’ll keep covering the White House and wait for things to return to normal — if they ever do.
The White House has claimed executive privilege over the Mueller report, which is currently available for download or purchase in redacted form online -- so what happens next? The Department of Justice asked the White House to invoke executive privilege over the entire report and the underlying evidence in response to the House Judiciary Committee voting to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to make all of special counsel Robert Mueller's findings
Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House strategic communications director.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani is expected to unveil countermeasures this week.