Ex-White House Counsel McGhan defies House Subpoena, Skips Hearing. What now?

Ex-White House Counsel McGhan defies House Subpoena, Skips Hearing. What now?

House judiciary chair Nadler accused Donald Trump of multiple crimes on McGahn no show hearing//Crimson Tazvinzwa

The president has directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena and skip a House Judiciary hearing scheduled for Tuesday.

The US House Judiciary Committee convened a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn refused to testify.

In a further escalation of a struggle between President Donald Trump and Congress over its power to investigate him, the White House on Monday told McGahn, who left his post in October, to disregard a subpoena from the Democratic-led House Judiciary Committee subpoena to appear at the hearing. Continue reading Ex-White House Counsel McGhan defies House Subpoena, Skips Hearing. What now?

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US President Spells ‘official end’ of Iran and warned;“Never threaten the United States again!”

US President Spells ‘official end’ of Iran and warned;“Never threaten the United States again!”

President Trump warned Sunday that threats from Iran against the United States would mark that nation’s “official end” — taking a sharply more aggressive tone after a rocket landed inside Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone near the U.S. Embassy amid increasing tensions in the region. Continue reading US President Spells ‘official end’ of Iran and warned;“Never threaten the United States again!”

White House creates tool for people to report alleged social media bias

White House creates tool for people to report alleged social media bias

Trump seeks tales of social media bias – and your phone number//Jon Allsop,CJR

President Donald Trump has long railed against social media sites for what he says is their politically biased censoring of conservative voices, and now he’s looking for proof.

The White House on Wednesday released a tool that invites people who’ve been censored on social media and who suspect political bias as the cause to “share your story with President Trump.” Continue reading White House creates tool for people to report alleged social media bias

Senator Graham wants Trump Jr. to ignore Senate subpoenas

Senator Graham wants Trump Jr. to ignore Senate subpoenas

Donald Trump Jr. Caves: Faces Senate On Russia Collusion Probe//Crimson Tazvinzwa

Trump Jr. will testify to the Republican-controlled Senate Intelligence Committee next month but Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said he should ignore the Senate subpoena. That even shocked a conservative legal analyst. Lawrence O’Donnell says Graham’s statements “violated his oath of office.”

House Democrats are launching a new investigation into President Trump’s lawyers and whether they helped to obstruct the Russia investigation by “shaping false testimony”, after Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen testified that Trump’s lawyers helped edit his congressional testimony. Democrats also say former White House Counsel Don McGahn could face contempt if he fails to testify before Congress next week. Continue reading Senator Graham wants Trump Jr. to ignore Senate subpoenas