Subpoenas

Attorney General William Barr testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 1, 2019, on the Mueller report. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 06, 2019 - 12:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller was expected to step down days after concluding his investigation in March, but he remains a Justice Department employee and the department won't say why. Whatever role Mueller now has, keeping him on the Justice Department payroll offers one clear...
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Whether fact or folklore, this small space in the basement of the Capitol with steel bars is sometimes referred to as the old "House jail," but it used today to protect the cherished Lincoln Catafalque, the pedestal for caskets used during state funerals, in Washington, Friday, May 3, 2019. When William Barr refused to appear before the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., suggested a stay in the House "jail" for the recalcitrant attorney general. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 05, 2019 - 8:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — They're talking at the Capitol about jailing people. Imposing steep fines. All sorts of extraordinary, if long-shot measures to force the White House to comply with Democratic lawmakers' request for information about President Donald Trump stemming from the special counsel's...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks to the media at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 2, 2019. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 02, 2019 - 5:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr skipped a House hearing Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and President Donald Trump's Justice Department. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Barr had already lied...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2019 file photo, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer are to meet with Trump at the White House on Tuesday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 02, 2019 - 4:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House Judiciary Committee hearing about the attorney general's handling of the special counsel's Russia report (all times local): 7:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is signaling he will not allow aides, including former White House counsel Don McGahn, to testify...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a National Day of Prayer event in the Rose Garden of the White House, Thursday May 2, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 02, 2019 - 9:19 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Congress has agreed to postpone a deadline for two banks to respond to subpoenas for Donald Trump's financial records after the president filed a lawsuit this week seeking to block them from responding. U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos on Wednesday set a hearing on Trump's lawsuit...
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Attorney General William Barr testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 1, 2019, on the Mueller report. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 01, 2019 - 6:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has informed lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee that he will skip a Thursday hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller's report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and the Justice Department. Barr's decision — he cites...
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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017 file photo, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calf., answers questions during an interview at the Associated Press bureau in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais )
April 30, 2019 - 11:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are steeling for a no-holds-barred fight with President Donald Trump as the White House ignores subpoenas, denies access to witnesses and otherwise stonewalls congressional oversight in the aftermath of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. In the latest case,...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a Make America Great Again rally on Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Green Bay, Wis. (William Glasheen/The Post-Crescent via AP)
April 30, 2019 - 6:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, his family and the Trump Organization filed a lawsuit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to block congressional subpoenas seeking their banking and financial records. The lawsuit by Trump, sons Donald Jr. and Eric and daughter Ivanka was...
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FILE-In this Feb. 1, 2019 file photo the Deutsche Bank headquarters is seen behind a lamp ahead of the annual press conference in Frankfurt, Germany. President Donald Trump has gone to court to fight an attempt by the House to obtain his business records. On Monday the president and three of his children filed suit in federal court in New York against Deutsche Bank and Capital One. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
April 30, 2019 - 3:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's lawsuit (all times local): 6:35 a.m. A German bank being sued by President Donald Trump in his attempt to block congressional subpoenas for his business records says it's "committed to providing appropriate information." Deutsche (DOY'-chuh)...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a Make America Great Again rally on Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Green Bay, Wis. (William Glasheen/The Post-Crescent via AP)
April 29, 2019 - 7:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional investigations of President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:40 p.m. President Donald Trump is suing Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to block congressional subpoenas for his business records. The lawsuit by Trump, his sons Donald Jr. and...
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