Rep. Elijah Cummings served the first subpoenas issued to executive branch officials in the 116th Congress, and Rep. Jerry Nadler now has the option of following suit.
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Six Democratic House committee chairs have sent a letter to Attorney General Bill Barr, following up on their previous request that the Justice Department to provide Congress Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s full report. The letter, available here and below, responded to two letters from Barr on the issue: his Mar.
Ranking Member of the House Committee on the Judiciary Doug Collins (R-Ga.) has released the transcript of the committee's June 5, 2018 interview with former assistant director of the FBI Counterintelligence Division Bill Priestap. The full transcript is available here and below.
Today the House Committee on Oversight and Reform released a memorandum detailing an interview held with Tricia Newbold, the adjudications manager in the non-partisan White House Personnel Security Office.
The White House Counsel’s Office has resisted congressional requests for information on the Trump administration’s handling of security clearances and access to classified material.
On March 4, the chairmen of the House committees on Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight and Reform sent a request to acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney for information regarding a Washington Post report that President Trump sought to conceal notes of interpreters and linguists following meetings with Russian Presi
The tracker aims to make sense of the surge of oversight activity taking place during the 116th Congress
Despite the spectacle, Cohen’s testimony revealed a lot.
Things might get ugly.
How might things play out when a House committee issues a subpoena and, in response, the Trump administration refuses to turn over documents or allow an administration official to testify?