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FILE PHOTO – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin did not violate the law by refusing to provide President Donald Trump’s tax returns to Congress because the confidentiality of returns is
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives’ Intelligence Committee has issued subpoenas against former White House adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump’s former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates, the panel said in a statement on Thursday. Former national security adviser Michael Flynn exits a vehicle as he arrives for his sentencing hearing at
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A power that the U.S. Congress has not wielded since the 1930s may remain unused for a while longer as Democrats turn to the courts — not long-dormant rules — to press home investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration. Democratic leaders are reluctant to use the “inherent contempt” power, under
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents on adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, defying a House panel’s subpoena in another move to stonewall Democratic lawmakers’ investigations. Despite Trump’s assertion of the legal doctrine, the House of Representatives Oversight Committee pressed ahead at
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