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House Assures Court It Won’t Subpoena Bolton Aide Even For Senate Impeachment Trial

The House of Representatives assured a federal judge Tuesday that it would not seek to compel the testimony of former National Security Council official Charles Kupperman, even as it prepared for a Senate impeachment trial.

U.S. District Judge Richard Leon asked for the assurance at a hearing in a case brought by Kupperman, who is seeking a court’s guidance on whether he is obligated to comply with a now-withdrawn House subpoena for his testimony or with President Trump’s directive that he not comply with it.
When it was filed, the lawsuit presented the opportunity for a landmark ruling as Trump has mounted …read more

Source:: TPM


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