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Top Trump officials no-shows at inquiry

Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and another White House official failed to appear yesterday at the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, as the administration continued to blockade investigators.Mulvaney, who is also director of the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB), had been issued a subpoena to testify by the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, one of three panels investigating whether Trump pressured Ukraine for help against a political rival.Mark Sandy, associate director for national security programmes at the OMB, also was called to testify and did not show up.Lawmakers wanted to question the two officials …read more

Source:: Gulf times



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