Former White House counsel John Dean will present evidence of alleged obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump to the House Judiciary Committee.
Dean, a CNN commentator and former Nixon administration official, will testify on findings by special counsel Robert Mueller in a 22-month investigation of Trump campaign ties to Russian and subsequent efforts to shield those contacts from public view.
Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY), the committee chairman, called Dean to testify about alleged obstruction of justice, just as the former White House lawyer did against Richard Nixon during Watergate hearings 46 years ago this month.
The hearing is scheduled to begin Monday at 2 p.m.
Rep. Collins’ freak-out was a ‘tell’ for GOP panic: Rick Wilson
Former Republican Rick Wilson speculated on Twitter that the outbursts by Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee are a "tell" for their panic.
During the hearings Monday, Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) flew off the handle as he grilled Democratic counsel Daniel Goldman about why the impeachment report included Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) phone records.
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) tried to allege someone gave political donations to be able to ask questions. There's no evidence to confirm the claim.
‘A damn liar’: Bill Barr ripped for ‘playing clean up for Trump’ after release of IG report
Attorney General William Barr massaged the findings of the Department of Justice investigation into the origins of the Russia probe -- and legal experts and other social media users were appalled.
The attorney general claimed this report, like special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, had cleared President Donald Trump of wrongdoing, and insisted the probe had found the FBI had conducted an improper investigation of his 2016 presidential campaign.
“The Inspector General’s report now makes clear that the FBI launched an intrusive investigation of a U.S. presidential campaign on the thinnest of suspicions that, in my view, were insufficient to justify the steps taken," Barr said in a statement. "It is also clear that, from its inception, the evidence produced by the investigation was consistently exculpatory.”
‘Staggering’ new data shows income of top 1% has grown 100 times faster than bottom 50% since 1970
"The bulk of a generation of economic growth has been captured and concentrated in a few hands, and many people have barely seen any of it."
New data released Monday explains the numbers behind Sen. Bernie Sanders' often-cited statistic that the three richest Americans hold more wealth than the 160 million people who make up the bottom 50% of the population.
Washington Post columnist Greg Sargent published what he called "stunning" findings from Stanford University economist Gabriel Zucman, showing how both an explosion in annual earnings by the rich and an increasingly regressive tax structure have combined to allow the top 1% of Americans' wealth to triple over the past five decades.