Don McGahn

The House Judiciary Committee petitioned for a rehearing of the latest decision by the D.C. Circuit on the subpoena to former White House Counsel Don McGahn. Last month, a three-judge panel ruled 2-1 that the House lacks the authority to seek court-enforcement of subpoenas including the one issued in 2019 to the former Trump advisor who claims “absolute immunity” from testifying to Congress.

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Barr Defends Protest Response in Fiery House Hearing

Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday defended the Trump administration’s use of federal agents to respond to racial justice protests, as Democrats accused him of seeking conflict in the streets and using the Justice Department to aid the president’s re-election bid.

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Prosecutors Warn of Politicization in Justice Department

Reigniting calls for Attorney General William Barr’s impeachment, two Justice Department attorneys told a House panel Wednesday politics have infested some of the agency’s highest-profile actions, including the prosecution of Roger Stone.

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House Urges Full DC Circuit to Rehear McGahn Subpoena Fight

Asking the full D.C. Circuit to rehear a controversial case on immunity for presidential advisers, the House Judiciary Committee argued Friday that the court’s failure to enforce subpoenas leaves Congress with few remedies, among them arresting White House officials. 

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Lawmakers Warned of Widespread Problems in Immigration Courts

Advocates from groups representing immigration judges and lawyers painted a dire portrait Wednesday of the nation’s overwhelmed immigration courts, describing to House lawmakers a system plagued by political interference where due process violations are routine.

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Showdown Over Special Counsel Records Hits DC Circuit

A lawyer for the House of Representatives told a D.C. Circuit panel Friday the gravity of a Senate trial to determine whether President Donald Trump should be removed from office more than supports granting access to grand jury materials from the special counsel’s probe.

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Feds Ask Court to Toss McGahn Subpoena Case After Impeachment

The Justice Department cried moot Thursday in arguing the D.C. Circuit should drop the case to enforce former White House counsel Don McGahn’s congressional subpoena after the House approved articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

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