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Livestream: House Committee on Foreign Affairs Hears Testimony from SIGAR on U.S. Lessons Learned in Afghanistan

On Jan. 15, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., the House Committee on Foreign Affairs will hold a hearing titled “U.S. Lessons Learned in Afghanistan.” The Committee will hear testimony from Mr. John F. Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR). The livestream is available here and below.


Oral Argument Audio: D.C. Circuit Arguments in McGahn and Grand Jury Material Cases

On Jan. 4, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments in Committee on the Judiciary v. Donald F. McGahn, III (concerning the committee's subpoena to the former White House counsel) and In re Application of the Committee on the Judiciary (concerning the committee's effort to obtain grand jury material redacted from the Mueller report). Audio from both arguments is available below.


House Judiciary Committee Brief on Mueller Grand Jury Materials

The House Judiciary Committee has filed a supplemental brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit regarding the committee's litigation to access grand jury material in the Mueller report. The court directed the parties to file briefs regarding whether the committee has standing to pursue the litigation. The document is available here and below.


Livestream: House Intelligence Committee Presents Impeachment Findings to Judiciary Committee

On Monday, the House Committee on the Judiciary will hear testimony from the majority and minority counsels for the House Intelligence Committee. Daniel Goldman and Stephen Castor will present their committee's findings in the impeachment inquiry into the activities of President Trump. The livestream video of the hearing is available here and below.


Second Circuit Rejects Trump Attempt Block Release of Financial Records to Congress

The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit denied a motion for preliminary injunction by Donald Trump and the Trump Organization to prevent Deutsche Bank from complying with a congressional subpoena to relase Trump's financial records. The ruling can be found here and below.

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