Trump news – live: White House 'blocking' officials from testifying as senior Democrats join push for impeachment
The Trump administration is being accused of “stonewalling” Congress by ignoring a deadline for the Treasury to hand over 's tax returns and defying a subpoena requesting ex-personal security director appear before a House investigative committee.
“It appears that the president believes that the Constitution does not apply to his White House, that he may order officials at will to violate their legal obligations, and that he may obstruct attempts by Congress to conduct oversight,” said , chairman of the House Oversight Committee.
President Trump made his feelings on Democrat-led investigations in the wake of the perfectly clear in an interview on Tuesday, stating: “There is no reason to go any further, and especially in Congress where it’s very partisan - obviously very partisan. I don’t want people testifying to a party, because that is what they’re doing if they do this.”
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