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Trump wins key court case on snub of Congressional subpoenas

Feb 29, 2020 - 2:57 PM

'We lack authority to resolve disputes between the legislative and executive Branches until their actions harm an entity beyond the federal government,' the decision says

KEY CASE. A key court victory bolsters US President Donald Trump's refusal to allow current and former White House staff to testify before Congress and to supply documents on the grounds of executive privilege. File photo by Fabrice Coffrini / AFP

KEY CASE. A key court victory bolsters US President Donald Trump's refusal to allow current and former White House staff to testify before Congress and to supply documents on the grounds of executive privilege. File photo by Fabrice Coffrini / AFP

Court says White House must comply with impeachment subpoenas

Nov 26, 2019 - 6:55 PM

Judge Ketanji Jackson says in the decision, 'No one, not even the head of the Executive branch, is above the law'

TRUMP AT THE WHITE HOUSE. In this file photo taken on September 4, 2019 US President Donald Trump updates the media on Hurricane Dorian preparedness from the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC. File photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Trump insists White House a 'smooth-running machine'

Aug 31, 2018 - 9:12 AM

President Donald Trump also brands the Mueller probe as 'illegal' – despite the fact his own Justice Department says the opposite

MUELLER PROBE. In this file photo US President Donald Trump speaks to the media after holding a press conference ahead of his early departure from the G7 Summit on June 9, 2018 in Quebec City, Canada. File photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images/AFP

Top White House lawyer to leave as Russia probe heats up

Aug 30, 2018 - 11:29 AM

Donald Trump makes the announcement on Twitter without first telling McGahn, The New York Times reports, citing people close to the president and the lawyer

MCGAHN. In this file photo taken on April 13, 2018 US White House Counsel Don McGahn walks after the investiture ceremony for US District Judge Trevor N. McFadden at the US District Court in Washington, DC. File photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images North America/AFP

Trump tells Democrats to refile Russia probe memo

Feb 11, 2018 - 8:37 AM

The document is the Democrats' response to a four-page memorandum written by Republican legislator Devin Nunes, which Trump agreed to declassify and release on February 2

REFILE. Donald Trump says Democrats should refile their memo, leaving a chance for it to be declassified. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Trump blocks release of Democratic memo on Russia probe

Feb 10, 2018 - 9:30 AM

(2nd UPDATE) Trump has instructed DOJ officials to be available to help the House intelligence committee revise the Democrats' memo, if it so wishes, so as to 'mitigate the risks'

PRESIDENT TRUMP. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump delivers a statement at the White House in Washington, DC, on November 28, 2017. File photo by Jim Watson/AFP