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House, Justice Department Face Off In Court Over McGahn Subpoena

A hearing Thursday in the lawsuit brought by the House to enforce its subpoena of ex-White House Counsel Don McGahn kicked off with a discussion over whether the court could wade into the dispute at all.

U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson said she wanted to start the hearing with that debate and related questions, before moving on to the merits of the arguments that the Justice Department is making in the litigation. The Department, which is representing McGahn, claims that because he served as a close advisor to the President, he is protected by an “absolute” immunity that prevents the …read more

Source:: TPM



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