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Trump lawyer Giuliani refuses to cooperate with impeachment inquiry

Washington – President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani will not cooperate with an impeachment inquiry that is homing in on his efforts to pressure a foreign government to investigate one of Trump’s political rivals, his lawyer said on Tuesday.
“This appears to be an unconstitutional, baseless, and illegitimate ‘impeachment inquiry,'” Guiliani’s lawyer, Jon Sale, told the House Intelligence Committee in a letter.

Information being sought relating to Giuliani’s work in Ukraine is protected by attorney-client privilege and other privileges, the letter said.
“In addition, the subpoena is overbroad, unduly burdensome, and seeks documents beyond the scope of legitimate inquiry,” Sale wrote.
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Source:: Independent Online



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