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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Deaf Americans Fight for Sign Language in White House Pandemic Briefings

The National Association of the Deaf urged a federal judge in Washington on Wednesday to protect the civil rights of deaf Americans and order the Trump administration to include live American Sign Language interpretation in White House briefings on Covid-19.

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White House Was Briefed on Russian Bounties in 2019

Top officials in the White House were aware in early 2019 of classified intelligence that Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the deaths of Americans, a full year earlier than has been previously reported, according to U.S. officials with direct knowledge of the intelligence.

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Bolton Book Reveals a Dizzyingly Uninformed President

President Donald Trump “pleaded” with China’s Xi Jinping during a 2019 summit to help him be re-elected, according to a scathing new book by former national security adviser John Bolton that accuses Trump of being uninformed on important issues and driven by political calculations when making national security decisions.

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