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Politics Impeachment investigators ask Mick Mulvaney to testify

20:15  05 november  2019
20:15  05 november  2019 Source:   politico.com

Mick Mulvaney defies subpoena, skips impeachment deposition

  Mick Mulvaney defies subpoena, skips impeachment deposition The White House chief of staff had been scheduled to appear Friday for closed-door congressional testimony.Mulvaney had been invited earlier in the week to appear Friday for a closed-door deposition. When asked if Mulvaney would comply with the new subpoena, a senior administration official pointed NBC News back to a statement made earlier in the week by deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley when he was first asked about the possibility.

House impeachment investigators asked President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney , to appear for a deposition later this Trump’s former top Russia aide Fiona Hill testified to impeachment investigators that former National Security Adviser John Bolton said to her, “I am not

9, and asks for a structure similar to the impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton in 1999. The House is set to impeach Trump this week, turning the In addition to Mulvaney and Bolton, Schumer says Democrats would also like to call Robert Blair, an aide to Mulvaney , and Michael Duffey, who works

House impeachment investigators asked President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, to appear for a deposition later this week.

Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney answers questions from reporters during a White House news briefing on October 17, 2019. © 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.

Mulvaney previously publicly declared that the decision on aid was linked to the demand for investigations, but he later walked back those comments.

Several Mulvaney aides have refused to appear for depositions in recent days as Democrats have reached closer to the Oval Office in their inquiry.

Live updates: Trump lashes out at Democrats before historic impeachment proceeding is set to begin .
Democrats have called two diplomats whose testimony they see as key to making the case that the president improperly pressed Ukraine for investigations that could benefit him politically.President Trump lashed out at Democrats, contending the deck is stacked against him, hours before a historic, nationally televised impeachment hearing was set to begin Wednesday before the House Intelligence Committee.

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