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Checks And Balances Tested As White House Resists Congressional Oversight
By Lisa Mascaro, AP
The rejection of oversight is the latest and perhaps most high-profile example of the new normal in the Trump era.
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The Trump Administration And Congress Are On A Constitutional Collision Course
Ryan J. Reilly
Democrats have likened Trump to a king or dictator for refusing to comply with congressional oversight.
Democrats Could Escalate Their Fight Against Trump's Stonewalling
Democrats are talking about the power of "inherent contempt," which theoretically would allow them to jail administrative officials.
White House Orders Official Not To Comply With House Security Clearance Probe
Carl Kline, the man at the center of the security clearance scandal, may now be held in contempt of Congress.
House Oversight Committee Asks Stephen Miller To Testify On Immigration Plan
Rep. Elijah Cummings, the committee chairman, invited the senior White House adviser to testify about the Trump administration's border policies.
Mar-a-Lago Arrest Spotlights Security Risks At Trump Estate
Yujing Zhang's arrest has revived concerns about security — particularly cybersecurity — at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort.
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Whistleblower On White House Security Clearances Speaks Out In First TV Interview
Tricia Newbold said 25 clearances were issued despite recommendations that the applications be denied.
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House Democrats Authorize Subpoena For Material On Census Citizenship Question
House Democrats want more information on why Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was so interested in adding a citizenship question to the 2020 survey.
House Oversight Committee Authorizes Subpoena In Security Clearance Probe
Ex-White House personnel security director Carl Kline will have to answer to congressional questions about reversing security clearance decisions.
But His WhatsApp!
House Democrats are furious that Jared Kushner has yet to turn over his WhatsApp messages that they say he used to communicate with foreign leaders.
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Oversight Chair Demands Kushner's Secret WhatsApp Messages With 'Foreign Leaders'
Rep. Elijah Cummings accuses White House of obstructing its probe into private messaging by Jared Kushner and wife Ivanka Trump for official business.
Top Democrat Rips Trump White House For 'Stonewalling' Congressional Probes
The White House has missed a string of deadlines to produce records for House Democrats' investigations into the president and his administration.
Congress Requests Stormy Daniels Hush-Money Payoff Notes From Former Fox News Reporter
Diana Falzone's story during the campaign was killed by Rupert Murdoch because he wanted Trump to win, according to the New Yorker.
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Michael Cohen's Lawyer Sends Letter To Congress Clarifying Pardon Talk
Michael Monico wrote that Cohen's public testimony “could have been clearer and more complete" on the topic of seeking a pardon from President Trump.
Democrats Want Documents In Probe Of Georgia Voter Suppression
The state faces several allegations of voter suppression during the midterm elections.
White House Refuses To Hand Over Documents On Security Clearances
Rep. Elijah Cummings ripped the White House's decision to withhold information on Jared Kushner's clearance.
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Bill Hader's Jim Jordan Loses It Yelling At Ben Stiller's Michael Cohen On 'SNL'
"Jordan" makes a complete ass of himself.
Michael Cohen's Testimony To The House Oversight Committee Had Some Wild Moments
Trump's former personal attorney discussed WikiLeaks, alleged hush money payments and more.
Stacey Plaskett Isn’t Having Jim Jordan’s Antics During Michael Cohen’s Testimony
The congressman yielded his time, then demanded to have it back and the congresswoman did not approve.
House Committee Votes To Subpoena Trump Officials Over Family Separations
The subpoenas will be the first issued in the new Congress.
Trump Lawyers May Have Lied About Cohen’s Hush Money To Women: Rep. Elijah Cummings
Findings raise questions about to what extent Trump directed "falsehoods" by his personal and White House attorneys, the House Oversight chairman says.
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Rep. Elijah Cummings Says His Mother's Dying Words Were To Protect The Right To Vote
“On my mother’s dying bed, 92 years old, former sharecropper, her last words were, ‘Do not let them take our votes away from us,’” the representative said.
House Oversight Committee Investigating White House Security Clearances
The probe is one of the first to target the Trump administration since Democrats took control of the House.
Trump Making 'A Lot Of Money' In White House, Elijah Cummings Says
The White House called the claims "completely baseless."
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Michael Cohen To Testify Publicly Before Congress About Work As Trump's Lawyer
The attorney is slated to testify before the House oversight committee regarding his time working for President Donald Trump.
Elijah Cummings Wants Brian Kemp To Testify In Washington About Voter Suppression
Kemp is accused of using his position in charge of state elections to purge voters and reduce polling locations in African-American neighborhoods.
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