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Donald Francis McGahn II is an American lawyer who served as White House Counsel for U.S. President Donald Trump, from the day of Trump's inauguration through October 17, 2018, when McGahn resigned. Previously, McGahn served on the Federal Election Commission for over five years. In November 2019, McGahn received a court order to testify before the U.S House of Representatives. In August 2020, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled 7-2 that the House can sue him to comply.
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House Democrats ask full D.C. Circuit to rehear McGahn caseLawyers for House Democrats said a ruling from a three-judge panel last month "has again hamstrung the House's constitutional right to obtain information."
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Federal judges rule House cannot enforce subpoenas in courtA federal appeals court has blocked House Democrats from enforcing a subpoena for former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify. CBSN legal contributor Keir Dougall joined CBSN's Elaine Quijano to..
Appeals court rules it can't enforce congressional subpoena of McGahnThe ruling is a victory for former White House counsel Don McGahn, who has resisted efforts by House Democrats to force him to testify about President Trump.
Appeals court rules House has authority to enforce McGahn subpoenaBut it's unclear when McGahn might actually appear before Congress.
House Democrats can sue to force ex-Trump counsel Don McGahn to testify, appeals court saysHouse Democrats can sue to force former White House counsel Donald McGahn to testify before Congress about potential obstruction of justice by President Trump during the Russia investigation, a..
Appeals court revives House lawsuit for McGahn’s testimonyDEVELOPING... Story will be updated as new information can be verified. Updated 3 times AlertMe WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court in Washington on Friday revived House Democrats’ lawsuit to..
Ohio's all-mail primary, Don McGahn case, California's next steps: 5 things to know TuesdayOhio shifts to an all-mail primary, the case centered around the ex-White House Counsel is back in court and more news to start your Tuesday.
Full Appeals Court to Decide Whether Congress Can Sue Executive BranchThe court took up disputes over funding for President Trump’s border wall and a subpoena to Donald F. McGahn II, his former White House counsel.
U.S. court to rehear House bid for testimony from ex-White House counsel McGahnA U.S. appeals court on Friday said it would reconsider a recent decision dismissing a Democratic-led congressional panel’s lawsuit seeking to enforce a subpoena for testimony from former White House..
House committee asks appeals court to reconsider decision blocking subpoena for former Trump White House lawyerThe U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Friday asked the full membership of the federal appeals court in Washington D.C. to review an earlier ruling by a court panel denying the..
Former Trump White House counsel Don McGahn doesn't have to testify after court dismisses lawsuitThe federal appeals court ruled 2-1 that the former White House counsel does not have to testify before the House Judiciary Committee.
Trump wins bid to block McGahn testimony sought by House DemocratsA U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a major legal victory on Friday by dismissing a Democratic-led congressional panel's lawsuit seeking to enforce a subpoena for testimony from former..
Congress Cannot Sue to Enforce Subpoenas Defied by Executive Branch, Appeals Court RulesAn appeals court dismissed a lawsuit brought by the House Judiciary Committee against President Trump’s former White House counsel, Donald F. McGahn II.
U.S. appeals court grants Trump bid to block McGahn testimony to CongressIn a victory for President Donald Trump, a U.S. appeals court on Friday dismissed a Democratic-led congressional panel's lawsuit seeking to enforce a subpoena for testimony from former White House..
Judges struggle over Trump bid to block McGahn congressional testimonyU.S. appeals court judges on Friday appeared skeptical about broad legal arguments by President Donald Trump's administration seeking to block a former White House lawyer from testifying to Congress as..
Judges wrestle over Trump bid to block testimony sought by HouseU.S. appeals court judges on Friday grappled with broad legal arguments by President Donald Trump's administration seeking to block former White House Counsel Don McGahn from testifying to a..
U.S. House says McGahn testimony still 'critical' to impeachment caseA U.S. House of Representatives panel told an appeals court on Monday that despite having already voted to impeach President Donald Trump lawmakers still have an urgent need for testimony from former..
House panel urges federal appeals court to compel former White House aide Don McGahn to testifyThe House Judiciary Committee urged a federal appeals court to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify, despite Trump's impeachment
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Judges place temporary hold on ex-White House lawyer rulingAppeals court judges put on hold a ruling by a lower court that would require former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify to lawmakers as part of the Democrat-led impeachment inquiry against..
U.S. Justice Department asks court to block ex-White House lawyer rulingThe U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday asked an appeals court to put on hold a ruling requiring former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify to lawmakers as part of the Democrat-led impeachment..
Trump administration wants order for McGahn testimony put on holdJustice Department lawyers asked a U.S. judge on Tuesday to put on hold a ruling requiring former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify to lawmakers as part of the Democratic-led impeachment..
McGahn's case appealed after judge says he must comply with subpoenaOn Monday, a federal judge rejected the administration's argument of absolute privilege, declaring "presidents are not kings"
Ex-White House lawyer moves to block judge's ruling requiring testimonyFormer White House counsel Don McGahn on Tuesday asked a judge to put on hold a ruling that would require him to testify about President Donald Trump's efforts to impede the now-completed federal..
U.S. court says former White House counsel must comply with impeachment subpoenaA U.S. federal judge ruled here Monday that former White House counsel Don McGahn must comply with a subpoena issued by the House and testify before Congress. "However busy or essential a presidential..
11/25/19: CBSN Evening NewsCourt rules Don McGahn must testify; Paradise High football team stays undefeated
Former White House lawyer must testify in impeachment probe, judge rulesFormer White House counsel Don McGahn must testify in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, a federal judge ruled on Monday, rejecting the administration's assertion of immunity for..