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White House will fight any Congressional subpoena of former counsel Don McGahn

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The White House will fight tooth and nail against any key aides appearing before the House, according to the Washington Post.

The latest announcement came when former White House counsel Don McGahn was subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Committee. His testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller proved to be a key component to his final report.

This begins another showdown between the White House and Congress as Trump works to protect himself from accountability. They’re currently refusing to allow any aides to testify, two sources told The Post. The staffers will do so by asserting “executive privilege,” which likely won’t fly for those whose testimony didn’t have to do with the president.

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“McGahn was mentioned more than 150 times in Mueller’s report and provided damaging accounts to investigators about how the president pressured him to oust the special counsel and then pushed him to publicly deny the episode,” The Post noted.

Getting McGahn to appear before Congress could ultimately lead to more problems for the president. McGahn isn’t the president’s personal lawyer, he works for the American public, so no lawyer/client privilege exists, though that hasn’t stopped Trump from trying.


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WATCH LIVE: Democrats to unveil historic articles of impeachment against Donald Trump

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On Tuesday morning members of the Democratic-led House of Representatives will release the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

According to the Associated Press, "House Democrats are poised to unveil two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — with an announcement expected early Tuesday. Democratic leaders are pushing ahead with formal charges saying the president put U.S. elections and national security at risk by asking Ukraine to investigate his rivals, including Joe Biden, while withholding military aid for an ally trying to counter hostile Russia neighbors. They warn Trump could do it again if left unchecked.

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Giuliani’s new 20-year-old spokeswoman has a shady resume and links to Ukraine henchmen

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President Donald Trump's allies are still trying to figure out why Rudy Giuliani hired a 20-year-old Instagram personality as his director of communications.

The president's personal attorney travels everywhere, including Ukraine, with Christianné Allen, a former teenage Trump campaign volunteer who has served since September as his media strategist and technology consultant, reported Politico.

“Nobody can figure out who the eff she is or how she got in there,” a friend of Giuliani told the website's Daniel Lippman.

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Trump blasted by former White House ethics chief for attacking his own FBI director

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On Tuesday, President Donald Trump lashed out at FBI director Christopher Wray on Twitter for endorsing DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz's report debunking the Republican claim that the FBI "spied" on Trump's 2016 campaign. "The current director," tweeted Trump, will "never be able to fix" the "badly broken" FBI.

Trump's remark, and possible threat to Wray's job, drew outrage from former White House ethics official Walter Shaub:

The history books will note that he fired not only an FBI Director but also an Attorney General for allowing an investigation of his campaign. Now he's attacking another FBI Director for not being supporting of conspiracy theories about that investigation. https://t.co/6pqjShuP8k

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