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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.
Politics Jun 04Progressive groups want Democrats, Pelosi to do more to impeach Trump
The groups said in a letter being released Tuesday that voters gave Democrats control of the House "because they wanted aggressive oversight of the Trump administration."…
Politics Jun 03Democrats launch series of hearings on the Mueller report
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said the first hearing on June 10 will investigate whether President Donald Trump committed obstruction of justice.
Politics May 29WATCH: Nadler says Congress will respond to Trump’s ‘wrongdoing’
Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., the chairman of the Judiciary Committee, at a news conference in New York stopped short of calling for an impeachment inquiry. "All options are on the table and nothing should be ruled out," Nadler said Wednesday.
Politics May 21Democratic calls for impeachment swell as McGahn defies subpoena
A growing number of rank-and-file House Democrats, incensed by former Counsel Don McGahn's empty chair in the Judiciary Committee hearing room, are confronting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and pushing her and other leaders to act.