Subpoenas

FILE - In this May 24, 2017 file photo, Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., center, ranking member on the House Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies subcommittee, greets Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Democrats are preparing to bring Education Secretary Betsy DeVos under the sharpest scrutiny she has seen since taking office. DeVos has emerged as a common target for Democrats as they take charge of House committees that wield oversight powers including the authority to issue subpoenas and call hearings. At least four Democrat-led committees are expected to push DeVos on a range of topics. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
January 21, 2019 - 9:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wielding control of the House and a new set of investigative powers, Democrats are preparing to bring Education Secretary Betsy DeVos under the sharpest scrutiny she has seen since taking office. DeVos has emerged as a common target for Democrats as they take charge of the House...
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January 08, 2019 - 2:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An unidentified company owned by a foreign government is facing a court-imposed fine of $50,000 a day for refusing to comply with a grand jury subpoena that may be part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to block the subpoena...
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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2018 file photo Republican Mark Harris speaks to the media during a news conference in Matthews, N.C. The North Carolina board investigating allegations of ballot fraud in a still-unresolved congressional race between Harris and Democrat Dan McCready could be disbanded Friday, Dec. 28 under a state court ruling in a protracted legal battle about how the panel operates. The state Elections Board has refused to certify the race between Harris and McCready while it investigates absentee ballot irregularities in the congressional district stretching from the Charlotte area through several counties to the east. Harris holds a slim lead in unofficial results, but election officials are looking into criminal allegations against an operative hired by the Harris campaign. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
December 28, 2018 - 2:41 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The dissolution of North Carolina's elections board Friday injected further uncertainty into a still-undecided congressional race as a U.S. House Democratic leader rejected the idea of filling the seat until an investigation of ballot fraud allegations is complete. Gov. Roy...
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December 20, 2018 - 4:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Richmond, Virginia, appeals court has agreed to take up a case accusing Donald Trump of profiting off the presidency in violation of the U.S. Constitution. The order issued Thursday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit also presses pause on the ongoing district...
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December 20, 2018 - 2:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Senate intelligence committee staffer will serve two months behind bars after he admitted to lying to the FBI. James Wolfe was sentenced Thursday in Washington. He also will have to serve four months of supervised release. Prosecutors said Wolfe told a reporter in October...
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FILE - This Dec. 21, 2016 file photo shows the Trump International Hotel at 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, in Washington. The attorneys general of the District of Columbia and Maryland plan to file subpoenas seeking records from the Trump Organization, the IRS and other entities in their lawsuit accusing Donald Trump of profiting off the presidency. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
December 04, 2018 - 3:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The attorneys general of the District of Columbia and Maryland plan to file subpoenas Tuesday seeking records from the Trump Organization, the Treasury Department and dozens of other entities as part of a lawsuit accusing Donald Trump of profiting off the presidency. The flurry of...
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FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, the Trump International Hotel at 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, is seen in Washington. Justice Department’s lawyers appeared to be challenging a Maryland federal judge’s decision to allow a case against President Donald Trump to move forward. The Nov. 30, 2018, filing, however, was merely a notice to the court. It comes as U.S. District Court Judge Peter J. Messitte is poised to allow the subpoenas to begin flowing on Monday. Such information would likely provide the first clear picture of Trump’s Washington, D.C. hotel’s finances. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
December 03, 2018 - 9:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The attorneys general of the District of Columbia and Maryland said they are moving forward with subpoenas for records in their case accusing President Donald Trump of profiting off the presidency. U.S. District Court Judge Peter J. Messitte approved the legal discovery schedule...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2017 file photo, former FBI director James Comey speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Comey has reached a deal to testify privately to the House Judiciary Committee, backing off his legal fight for an open hearing. Comey said in a tweet Sunday that it was "hard to protect my rights without being in contempt" but he's been told he's free to discuss his testimony afterward. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
December 02, 2018 - 11:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Director James Comey has reached a deal to testify privately to the House Judiciary Committee, backing off his legal fight for an open hearing, his attorney said Sunday. Comey, whose lawyers went to court to challenge a congressional subpoena, said in a tweet that it...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2018, file photo, former FBI director James Comey speaks during a stop on his book tour in Washington. Comey has challenged in court a subpoena from the House of Representatives. Lawyers for Comey argued in a court filing on Nov. 29, 2018, that he shouldn’t have to appear for a closed-door interview with lawmakers next week. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
November 30, 2018 - 6:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A hearing has been scheduled in former FBI director James Comey's (KOH'-meez) challenge to a subpoena from the House of Representatives. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden has scheduled the hearing for Friday afternoon in Washington, D.C. It comes a day after lawyers for Comey...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2018, file photo, former FBI director James Comey speaks during a stop on his book tour in Washington. Comey has challenged in court a subpoena from the House of Representatives. Lawyers for Comey argued in a court filing on Nov. 29, 2018, that he shouldn’t have to appear for a closed-door interview with lawmakers next week. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
November 29, 2018 - 7:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Director James Comey moved Thursday to block a subpoena from the Republican-led House of Representatives, saying the closed-door interview demanded by lawmakers would be selectively leaked for political purposes. Comey was subpoenaed earlier this month by the House...
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