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Politics Impeachment investigators subpoena Mick Mulvaney

05:20  08 november  2019
05:20  08 november  2019 Source:   politico.com

Impeachment investigators ask Mick Mulvaney to testify

  Impeachment investigators ask Mick Mulvaney to testify House impeachment investigators asked President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, to appear for a deposition later this week. © Leah Millis Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney answers questions from reporters during a White House news briefing on October 17, 2019. Lawmakers leading the impeachment inquiry believe Mulvaney can provide firsthand details about Trump's decision to withhold military aid from Ukraine at a time he was pressing Ukraine's government to launch investigations into his political rivals.

WASHINGTON — House impeachment investigators on Tuesday called on Mick Mulvaney , the White House’s acting chief of staff, to testify this Mr. Mulvaney , who has remained defiant throughout the inquiry, is unlikely to cooperate with House investigators . He ignored a subpoena issued last

House impeachment investigators have subpoenaed acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney , demanding that he testify about his knowledge of President Donald Trump’s decision to withhold military aid to Ukraine. Mulvaney had already signaled he would likely refuse lawmakers’

House impeachment investigators have subpoenaed acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, demanding that he testify about his knowledge of President Donald Trump’s decision to withhold military aid to Ukraine.

Mick Mulvaney wearing a suit and tie: Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney. © Win McNamee/Getty Images Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney.

Mulvaney had already signaled he would likely refuse lawmakers’ demands to testify, and the White House has issued a blanket order against cooperating with the impeachment probe.

But Mulvaney’s Oct. 17 news conference in which he said Trump withheld aid in part to get Ukraine to initiate investigations against his political rivals — a comment he later walked back — has fueled Democrats’ impeachment push.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

In Seeking to Join Suit Over Subpoena Power, Mulvaney Goes Up Against the President .
Even in a White House of never-befores, this may be one of the more head-spinning: The president’s chief of staff is trying to join a lawsuit against the president. Mick Mulvaney works only about 50 steps from the Oval Office as he runs the White House staff but rather than simply obey President Trump’s order to not cooperate with House impeachment investigators, he sent his lawyers to court late Friday night asking a judge whether he should or not. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

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