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Senate Judiciary Committee

Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Federal Courts, Oversight, Agency Action and Federal Rights Holds Hearing on Executive Privilege

A subcommittee of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary will hold a hearing on congressional oversight and executive privilege. Members will hear the testimony of four scholars and experts on the subject. 

Executive Privilege

House Notes Contradictory Positions of Trump Impeachment and Litigation Claims

The House submitted new filings to the U.S. Circuit Court for the District of Columbia in both the Mueller grand jury 6(e) material case and the case about the testimony of former White House Counsel Don McGahn. In the filing for the McGahn case, the House noted while Trump's impeachment defense team has "criticized the House for 'not seek[ing] to enforce' and 'subpoenas in court,'" the government has argued in the McGahn case that House Committees cannot ask the court to enforce subpoenas issued to the executive branch. The House makes a similar argument in the 6(e) filing.

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