Trump's response plan to the ever-expanding congressional probes into his campaign, White House and personal affairs is coming into focus as newly empowered Democrats intensify their efforts.
Spokeswoman Sarah Sanders issued the statement on March 4, hours after the Democratic-controlled House Judiciary Committee sent letters to 81 individuals and entities as part of a broad investigation into White House ties with Russian Federation.
The White House is refusing to hand over to Congress documents regarding its process for security clearances, possibly paving the way for a second round of subpoenas to hit the Trump Administration.
As of this writing, Mueller has charged 34 people and secured guilty pleas from six Trump associates or advisers, including Manafort, former deputy campaign manager Rick Gates, former national security adviser Michael Flynn, former Trump attorney Michael Cohen, longtime Trump associate and informal adviser Roger Stone and former campaign aide George Papadopoulos.
Should Trump face impeachment proceedings in the House, Nadler would oversee those.
With Democrats in Congress launching a flurry of investigations into all-things-Donald J. Trump, it makes sense to wonder: Why all this hullabaloo?
In a letter to House Oversight and Reform Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.), White House Counsel Pat A. Cipollone said the committee request for the information was "without legal support, clearly premature, and suggests a breach of the constitutionally required accommodation process".More news: Trump, Kim fail to reach agreement at Hanoi Summit
In morning tweets yesterday, Mr Trump asserted that letters sent on Monday were meant to harass "innocent people" and were borne of frustration among Democrats for not being able to prove coordination between Mr Trump's campaign and Russian Federation in the 2016 presidential election.
On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee, chaired by Rep.
Some of U.S. President Donald Trump's closest advisers, including his daughter Ivanka, were missing from a list of people that Democratic lawmakers sought documents from on Monday for a corruption investigation of the president.
Mr Nadler's probe also touches on matters including the firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey and hush payments made to women who say they had affairs with Mr Trump. While the panel asked the two sons some questions that touch on their business, the document requests also include questions about events that happened in the White House after their father was elected, including the firing of FBI Director James Comey and discussions surrounding the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller.
Co-host Sunny Hostin (above left) also urged Democrats to investigate seriously whether or not Trump violated the Emoluments Clause.
The US intelligence community has concluded that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 presidential election.
There is nothing inherently improper about a subject in a criminal investigation seeking a pardon from a president given the president's wide latitude in granting them.
The letters to Hicks and Spicer ask them to turn over any work diaries, journals or "a description of daily events related to your employment" by Trump.