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Politics Lawyer says Trump budget official will testify in impeachment inquiry if subpoenaed

02:50  15 november  2019
02:50  15 november  2019 Source:   cnn.com

Pence aide -- who was concerned about July 25 call -- will testify if subpoenaed

  Pence aide -- who was concerned about July 25 call -- will testify if subpoenaed An aide to Vice President Mike Pence, Jennifer Williams, will show up for testimony on Thursday if she receives a subpoena, according to a source familiar with the matter. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Williams was on the July 25 call between President Donald Trump and Ukraine President Volodymr Zelensky. Williams was concerned about what she heard on the call but there is no indication Williams raised her concerns to her superiors, according to the source.

Career White House budget official expected to break ranks, testify in impeachment inquiry . Mark Sandy would be the first Office of Management and Budget official to appear after a series of “If he is subpoenaed , he will appear,” Sandy’s lawyer , Barbara “Biz” Van Gelder said Thursday evening.

Lawyers for Mulvaney had asked Friday evening to join that lawsuit, saying his case presented Several officials have already testified behind closed doors in defiance of White House orders, while others have Like Kupperman, Mulvaney has defied a subpoena from impeachment investigators.

A career attorney for the Office of Management and Budget plans to testify behind closed doors for the impeachment inquiry should he receive a subpoena, his attorney told CNN on Thursday.

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Mark Sandy, who has worked for the Office of Management and Budget for both Republican and Democratic presidents, is scheduled for testimony on Saturday.

Impeachment investigators subpoena Mick Mulvaney

  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.

WASHINGTON — Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, reversed gears on Tuesday and said he will follow President Trump ’s order to defy a House subpoena and refuse to testify as part of its impeachment inquiry .

3 more Trump officials subpoenaed in impeachment inquiry . Three more Trump administration officials have been subpoenaed in Democrats' impeachment inquiry , adding to The three officials — Russell Vought, acting director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB); Michael Duffey

"If he is subpoenaed he will appear for the deposition," said Barbara "Biz" Van Gelder, his attorney.

It would be the first time an official from the agency, which was responsible for releasing the security aid for Ukraine, would testify in the impeachment inquiry after multiple other officials ignored subpoenas. The security aid for Ukraine is at the center of the impeachment probe, as multiple officials have reported the aid was blocked to get Ukraine to take up investigations that would have benefited President Donald Trump's domestic political agenda.

Van Gelder said Sandy has not received a subpoena yet. The common practice so far during the impeachment inquiry has been that the House committees deliver the subpoena on the morning of the day of scheduled testimony.

The Washington Post first reported Sandy was expected to appear.

This is a breaking story and will be updated.

Giuliani associate willing to testify Nunes met with ex-Ukrainian official, attorney says .
Nunes has been one of the president's most ardent supporters as he faces impeachment proceedings. NBC News reached out to Nunes and to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-California, but neither responded immediately.In a statement to Breitbart News on Friday night, Nunes called the CNN and Daily Beast reports "demonstrably false and scandalous."Parnas was indicted last month for allegedly making illegal campaign contributions. He pleaded not guilty while expressing willingness to cooperate with impeachment investigators.

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