"Executive Privilege"

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Most Americans want witnesses in Trump impeachment trial - poll [Video]

Most Americans want witnesses in Trump impeachment trial - poll

A bipartisan majority of Americans want to see new witnesses testify in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling released Wednesday. Jonah Green reports.

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Impeachment Trial Of President Trump To Begin On Capitol Hill [Video]

Impeachment Trial Of President Trump To Begin On Capitol Hill

Trang Do reports.

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Trump may invoke executive privilege to block John Bolton testimony [Video]

Trump may invoke executive privilege to block John Bolton testimony

Trump may invoke executive privilege to block John Bolton testimony in impeachment trial

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House will hold two cabinet members in contempt over 2020 census citizenship question

A House committee has voted to hold two members of the president's cabinet in contempt over a plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The president is claiming executive privilege to..
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Meadows on whether he would support blocking Bolton's testimony

In an interview with "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell, Representative Mark Meadows addressed whether he would support the White House blocking testimony from John Bolton. He said he believes..
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Sen. Lindsey Graham announces new Russia probe amid Flynn controversy

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham said Thursday his committee is opening a wide-ranging investigation into the origins of the Russia investigation, but rejected President Donald..
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House and Mueller spectacularly failed to rein in Trump. That's going to haunt America.

Democrats and Mueller punted on challenging Trump. So their legacy is that obstruction and dubious, vague executive privilege claims are effective. - Published

Chief Justice John Roberts emerges as potential wild card in Trump's Senate impeachment trial

Witnesses could be summoned. Documents could be demanded. Executive privilege could be claimed. Democrats may ask Chief Justice John Roberts for help. - Published

House seeks to make Trump lawyers’ impeachment stand a liability in court

The say the administration wants it both ways on legal battles over executive privilege.
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Trump Impeachment Trial: NSC Warned Bolton Not To Publish Manuscript, Citing Classified Information

The White House's position has long been that it would assert executive privilege to keep Bolton from divulging sensitive information.
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Three things to watch as Trump impeachment enters 'no one knows' zone

What happens if president invokes executive privilege? It's anyone's guess, really
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Poll: Nearly 6 in 10 oppose Trump’s use of executive privilege to muzzle witnesses

The president has said he would try to block John Bolton’s potentially damning testimony in the impeachment trial.
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Trump Blasts House Dems for Never Asking John Bolton to Testify … Despite Previously Saying He’d Block It

President Donald Trump criticized House Democrats for never asking his former national security advisor John Bolton to testify before impeachment proceedings in the past month in a Monday morning..
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Trump Denies Claims Reportedly Made In Bolton's Upcoming Book

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Watch VideoPresident Donald Trump is denying allegations reportedly made by former National Security Adviser John Bolton in his upcoming book.  Now the book isn't out yet. But sources familiar with..
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How the fight over executive privilege could play out

A key argument by the president’s impeachment defenders is that calling current and former officials would create a legal quagmire.
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Who decides whether any executive privilege claim is valid?

Representative Adam B. Schiff, who is leading the House impeachment managers, has proposed that Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. could rule on the validity of any such claim. - Published

Could Trump Muzzle John Bolton? The Limits of Executive Privilege, Explained

If senators vote to subpoena testimony for the impeachment trial, the president may not be able to block or delay a willing witness. - Published

House Democrats Conclude 3rd Day Of Arguments In Impeachment Trial

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Schiff dismisses Trump 'nonsense' after threat to use executive privilege to block witnesses

Anticipating a showdown with the White House, Democrats argued Friday that President Trump cannot conceal documents and block witnesses from testifying by hiding behind executive privilege. - Published

Fear of court battle over witnesses may not apply to Bolton.

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Senators worry that asking for new impeachment trial witnesses could create lengthy executive privilege debate

Sen. Ted Cruz said calling for any additional witnesses or documents would "substantially prolong" the Senate impeachment trial. - Published

Trump will have hard time blocking potential Bolton trial testimony

President Donald Trump would have a tough time blocking John Bolton's testimony in his U.S. Senate impeachment trial by invoking the legal doctrine called executive privilege if his former national..
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The Trump administration declines to release report justifying car tariffs

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White House may assert executive privilege to block Bolton testimony, Republicans say

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Impeachment Trial Brief And Response – Backgrounder

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Donald Trump taps legal heavyweights for Senate impeachment defence

*Washington:* President Donald Trump’s legal advocates for his Senate impeachment trial will include a pair of well-known attorneys who have vigorously defended Trump on television and played roles..
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Trump Says He'd Block John Bolton From Testifying

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Watch VideoPresident Donald Trump says he'd block former national security adviser John Bolton from testifying at the Senate impeachment trial. The president indicated in an exclusive interview with..
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Trump implies he would block Bolton's testimony in impeachment trial

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US President Donald Trump has implied he would block his former national security adviser John Bolton from testifying before the Senate’s impending impeachment trial, insisting that Bolton’s..
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Trump signals he’d seek to block impeachment trial testimony from Bolton, others in exclusive interview

President Trump indicated in an exclusive Fox News interview Friday with Laura Ingraham that he would use executive privilege to block former national security John Bolton and other administration.. - Published

Trump says he may invoke executive privilege if John Bolton is subpoenaed by Senate

Trump suggested Friday that he would invoke executive privilege if John Bolton was subpoenaed for the Senate impeachment trial. Bolton said he is "prepared to testify" if subpoenaed. - Published

Trump Mulls Using Executive Privilege to Protect US Presidency From Bolton Testimony

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Trump says he might have to invoke executive privilege to keep former national security adviser John Bolton from testifying in his Senate impeachment trial.
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Trump Says He’ll Invoke Executive Privilege to Stop Bolton Testimony

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