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Politics Impeachment investigators ask Rick Perry to testify

01:46  02 november  2019
01:46  02 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

The Latest: White House slams testimony as 'triple hearsay'

  The Latest: White House slams testimony as 'triple hearsay' The White House is slamming testimony from former U.S. Ambassador William Taylor as part of the House impeachment inquiry "triple hearsay" and insisting that President Donald Trump "has done nothing wrong." Press secretary Stephanie Grisham released a statement Tuesday after Taylor told lawmakers that Trump had made clear that vital military aid to Ukraine hinged on the country's new president making a public statement that he was opening an investigation into a company linked to the family of Trump's potential 2020 Democratic rival Joe Biden and the 2016 election.Grisham insists "there was no quid pro quo.

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has been asked to testify before House of Representatives committees in the impeachment inquiry of President Secretary of Energy Rick Perry speaks during a news conference after the Partnership for Transatlantic Energy Cooperation conference in Vilnius

Energy Department Secretary Rick Perry ’s departure from the Trump administration doesn't resolve the most pressing question about his role in the Ukraine scandal — whether he will House investigators also appear to be edging toward issuing a subpoena for Perry to testify — something he could be

WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry is being called to testify in the House impeachment inquiry.

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry speaks to reporters outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2019.  REUTERS/Tom Brenner © Reuters U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry speaks to reporters outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2019. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Perry, the first member of President Donald Trump's Cabinet who has asked to appear before House investigators, is scheduled for Wednesday, according an official working on the impeachment inquiry but unauthorized to discuss it publicly. The person was granted anonymity.

It's unclear if Perry would show up for the closed-door session.

House Democrats are pursuing an impeachment inquiry over Trump's actions withholding military aid to Ukraine as he pushed for investigations of Democrats and potential rival Joe Biden.

Impeachment investigators subpoena Mick Mulvaney .
Impeachment investigators subpoena Mick MulvaneyMulvaney 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.

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