Mary Clare’s Recent Stories
Politics Jun 12Former Trump aide Hope Hicks agrees to closed House Judiciary interview
The panel subpoenaed Hicks last month as part of its investigation into special counsel Robert Mueller's report and obstruction of justice.
Politics Jun 12Trump Jr. says he offered ‘final clarity’ in Senate Intelligence testimony
Donald Trump Jr. said he was happy to clarify answers from an interview with the panel's staff in 2017, but told reporters, "I don't think I changed any of what I said because there was nothing to change."…
Politics Jun 12WATCH: Former FBI officials say Russian meddling used textbook tricks of Kremlin spycraft
At the House Intelligence Committee hearing, Robert Anderson and Stephanie Douglas highlighted aspects of the Mueller report they said showed Russian efforts to screen and test Trump campaign associates in hopes of maximizing their chances of getting what they wanted.
Politics Jun 11Democrats push new strategy for enforcing Russia subpoenas
Tuesday's House vote on whether committees can enforce Trump subpoenas in federal court reflects a new strategy for Democrats, who have moved toward lawsuits and away from criminal contempt as they investigate the Trump administration.
Politics Jun 11WATCH: House votes to allow committees to enforce Trump subpoenas in federal court
The House voted Tuesday to approved a motion that would allow committees to go to federal court to enforce subpoenas -- like those lawmakers are seeking for more information around Mueller investigation -- without a vote from the full chamber.
Politics Jun 10WATCH: John Dean says Mueller gave Congress a ‘road map’
John Dean, the former White House counsel who served as a star witness during the Watergate hearings, told a House committee that special counsel Robert Mueller's report was similar to the road map that Congress used during the impeachment hearings…
Politics Jun 10WATCH: House committee reviews Mueller findings in hearing with John Dean
Dean, a White House counsel under Richard Nixon who helped bring down his presidency, said he saw parallels between Mueller's findings regarding Trump and those of congressional investigators looking into Nixon's administration decades ago. Watch in the video player.
Politics Jun 09Case opened: Democrats begin public airing of Mueller report
House Democrats have scheduled a series of hearings this coming week on the special counsel Robert Mueller's report as they intensify their focus on the Russia probe and pick up the pace on an investigative “path” — in the words…
Politics Jun 06Democrats unveil new strategy in subpoena battles with Trump
A resolution unveiled Thursday would authorize contempt cases against Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Donald McGahn for failing to comply with subpoenas.
Politics Jun 04White House orders Hope Hicks, former aide, to defy subpoena
The letters from the White House to the Judiciary panel are the latest effort by the White House to thwart congressional investigations into President Donald Trump.