Trump, Democrats spar over oversight

Don McGahn who serves as counsel to the president and assistant to the president makes $179,700

Don McGahn who serves as counsel to the president and assistant to the president makes $179,700

Those aides spoke to Mueller during his investigation, and they told him Trump's actions when his investigation started were sketchy. But here, the Trump administration has made a decision to say a blanket no; no to any kind of oversight whatsoever, no witnesses, no documents, no nothing, claiming executive privilege over things that it knows there is no basis for.

The position of moderate Democrats and the freshmen who helped capture the House majority illustrated the split in the party over how to respond to Mueller's findings and what Democrats say is unprecedented stonewalling of Congress by the administration. His problem, Barr said, was more with the timing of the release of information - Mueller wanted the report released sequentially; Barr wanted to release it all at once.

In June 2017, McGahn told investigators, Trump called him twice at home, pressuring him to call Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and urge him to remove Mueller because of conflicts of interest.

Mueller's report did not establish that the Trump campaign "conspired or coordinated with the Russian government", and stopped short of determining whether Trump obstructed justice.

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Trump spoke in the White House to lend his support to efforts by Republican and Democratic lawmakers.

Moreover, said Nettles, Trump now claims the Mueller report exonerated - or cleared - him, but he and members of his administration are resisting Mueller-related subpoenas to testify before Congress.

'This was a very grave and momentous step we were forced to take today to move a contempt citation against the attorney general of the United States.

The Justice Department slammed the vote, saying Congress could not force them to break the law.

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Schiff, who represents California and chairs the House Intelligence Committee, made these comments during an interview on ABC's This Week on Sunday.

The president also attacked the FBI as having "no leadership", an insult aimed at FBI Director Chris Wray, whom Trump nominated to replace former FBI Director James Comey.

'It is deeply disappointing that elected representatives of the American people have chosen to engage in such inappropriate political theatrics. The redacted-version had about 10 per cent of the report blacked out for various reasons.

According to analysis by the Washington Post, the president and his allies are working to block more than 20 investigations and, House Democrats say, at least 79 Congressional requests for documents, testimony and other evidence. McGahn's view was not disclosed in the report.

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