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White House lawyers blocked Hope Hicks from answering questions 155 times during her congressional testimony, citing ‘absolute immunity’

Hope Hicks, the former White House communications director, refused to answer lawmakers’ questions 155 times during her closed-door testimony before the House Judiciary Committee this week. White House lawyers, who accompanied Hicks to the hearing, cited “absolute immunity” as the reason for her refusal to answer, and said the assertion […]
White House lawyers blocked Hope Hicks from answering questions 155 times during her congressional testimony, citing ‘absolute immunity’
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Trump just invoked executive privilege to stonewall Congress from seeing any new material related to the Mueller probe

President Donald Trump on Wednesday invoked executive privilege over the entirety of the special counsel Robert Mueller’s final report on the Russia investigation and its underlying evidence. Trump also asserted privilege over any other materials related to the Russia investigation that have been subpoenaed by Congress so far. Earlier Wednesday, […]
Trump just invoked executive privilege to stonewall Congress from seeing any new material related to the Mueller probe
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Trump’s lawyers want to review and edit Mueller’s report before it’s out. William Barr said there’s no way he’ll allow that.

William Barr, President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, told lawmakers Tuesday that he will not allow Trump’s lawyers to review and edit the special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian election interference before it’s released to Congress or the public. Barr’s commitment flew in the face of Rudy Giuliani’s […]
Trump’s lawyers want to review and edit Mueller’s report before it’s out. William Barr said there’s no way he’ll allow that.
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Trump’s lead defence lawyer doubles down on his dubious claim that the White House should be able to review and correct Mueller’s report before it’s released

President Donald Trump’s lead defence lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, doubled down on his earlier claim that the White House should get to review and edit the special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian election interference before it’s released to Congress or the public. Giuliani first made the claim in a September […]
Trump’s lead defence lawyer doubles down on his dubious claim that the White House should be able to review and correct Mueller’s report before it’s released