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Donald Francis McGahn II is an American lawyer who served as White House Counsel for U.S. President Donald Trump, from the day of Trump's inauguration through October 17, 2018, when McGahn resigned. Previously, McGahn served on the Federal Election Commission for over five years. In November 2019, McGahn received a court order to testify before the U.S House of Representatives. In August 2020, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled 7-2 that the House can sue him to comply.
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House Democrats ask full D.C. Circuit to rehear McGahn caseLawyers for House Democrats said a ruling from a three-judge panel last month "has again hamstrung the House's constitutional right to obtain information."
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Federal judges rule House cannot enforce subpoenas in courtA federal appeals court has blocked House Democrats from enforcing a subpoena for former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify. CBSN legal contributor Keir Dougall joined CBSN's Elaine Quijano to..
Appeals court rules it can't enforce congressional subpoena of McGahnThe ruling is a victory for former White House counsel Don McGahn, who has resisted efforts by House Democrats to force him to testify about President Trump.
Appeals court rules House has authority to enforce McGahn subpoenaBut it's unclear when McGahn might actually appear before Congress.
House Democrats can sue to force ex-Trump counsel Don McGahn to testify, appeals court saysHouse Democrats can sue to force former White House counsel Donald McGahn to testify before Congress about potential obstruction of justice by President Trump during the Russia investigation, a..
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Full Appeals Court to Decide Whether Congress Can Sue Executive BranchThe court took up disputes over funding for President Trump’s border wall and a subpoena to Donald F. McGahn II, his former White House counsel.
House committee asks appeals court to reconsider decision blocking subpoena for former Trump White House lawyerThe U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Friday asked the full membership of the federal appeals court in Washington D.C. to review an earlier ruling by a court panel denying the..
Former Trump White House counsel Don McGahn doesn't have to testify after court dismisses lawsuitThe federal appeals court ruled 2-1 that the former White House counsel does not have to testify before the House Judiciary Committee.
Congress Cannot Sue to Enforce Subpoenas Defied by Executive Branch, Appeals Court RulesAn appeals court dismissed a lawsuit brought by the House Judiciary Committee against President Trump’s former White House counsel, Donald F. McGahn II.
Judges struggle over Trump bid to block McGahn congressional testimonyU.S. appeals court judges on Friday appeared skeptical about broad legal arguments by President Donald Trump's administration seeking to block a former White House lawyer from testifying to Congress as..
Judges wrestle over Trump bid to block testimony sought by HouseU.S. appeals court judges on Friday grappled with broad legal arguments by President Donald Trump's administration seeking to block former White House Counsel Don McGahn from testifying to a..
U.S. House says McGahn testimony still 'critical' to impeachment caseA U.S. House of Representatives panel told an appeals court on Monday that despite having already voted to impeach President Donald Trump lawmakers still have an urgent need for testimony from former..
House panel urges federal appeals court to compel former White House aide Don McGahn to testifyThe House Judiciary Committee urged a federal appeals court to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify, despite Trump's impeachment
Judges place temporary hold on ex-White House lawyer rulingAppeals court judges put on hold a ruling by a lower court that would require former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify to lawmakers as part of the Democrat-led impeachment inquiry against..
U.S. Justice Department asks court to block ex-White House lawyer rulingThe U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday asked an appeals court to put on hold a ruling requiring former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify to lawmakers as part of the Democrat-led impeachment..
Trump administration wants order for McGahn testimony put on holdJustice Department lawyers asked a U.S. judge on Tuesday to put on hold a ruling requiring former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify to lawmakers as part of the Democratic-led impeachment..
McGahn's case appealed after judge says he must comply with subpoenaOn Monday, a federal judge rejected the administration's argument of absolute privilege, declaring "presidents are not kings"
Ex-White House lawyer moves to block judge's ruling requiring testimonyFormer White House counsel Don McGahn on Tuesday asked a judge to put on hold a ruling that would require him to testify about President Donald Trump's efforts to impede the now-completed federal..
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Former White House lawyer must testify in impeachment probe, judge rulesFormer White House counsel Don McGahn must testify in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, a federal judge ruled on Monday, rejecting the administration's assertion of immunity for..
Judge rules Don McGahn must appear before CongressA federal judge has ruled former White House counsel Don McGahn must testify before Congress. It's a potential game changer. Paula Reid reports.
U.S. judge backs House subpoena for ex-White House counsel's testimonyFormer White House counsel Don McGahn must comply with a congressional subpoena seeking his testimony about President Donald Trump's efforts to impede the now-completed federal investigation into..
Former White House lawyer Donald McGahn must testify before Congress, which could shape impeachment hearingsThe federal judge's ruling could be used to force Trump's closest aides to testify in the impeachment inquiry and other House investigations.
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House Democrats sue former White House counsel Don McGahnThe House Judiciary Committee is taking the president's former lawyer to court to compel him to testify
House panel, weighing 'whether to recommend articles of impeachment,' sues to force Donald McGahn to testifyThe House Judiciary Committee filed a lawsuit for information from former White House counsel Donald McGahn, a key witness to potential obstruction.
Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for TestimonyThe Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel.
House panel is considering impeachment, court filing saysThe committee wants the court to grant access to redacted parts of the Mueller report, including grand jury transcripts related to Don McGahn
Nadler speaks about next steps on McGahn subpoena -- live streamThe House Judiciary chairman is holding a news conference to talk about the next steps his committee will take to enforce its subpoena of former White House counsel Don McGahn
Nadler vows to enforce subpoena of former White House counselMcGahn had previously defied a subpoena by the House panel after the White House blocked his testimony
Former Don McGahn aide blocked by White House from answering questions, House panel saysThe House Judiciary Committee says the White House blocked Annie Donaldson from answering more than 200 questions
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House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahnThe House Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will move "as quickly as possible" to seek court enforcement of a subpoena against former White House Counsel Don McGahn. (June 11)
House votes to enforce subpoenas for Barr, McGahnThe full House of Representatives voted Tuesday on a civil contempt resolution to enforce the congressional subpoenas of Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn. CBS..
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Nadler says DOJ to provide "key evidence" from Mueller reportThe full House of Representatives still plans to vote Tuesday to authorize the Judiciary Committee to seek court approval to enforce Barr and McGahn subpoenas
House Backs Off Holding Barr in Contempt in New ResolutionHouse Democrats revealed a resolution up for a vote next week to take Attorney General William P. Barr and the former White House counsel Donald F. McGahn II to court.
House to vote on holding Barr and McGahn in contemptHouse Democrats are accusing Barr and McGahn of failing to comply with congressional subpoenas
House Democrats move towards court action against Barr, McGahnA U.S. House of Representatives committee, seeking to advance probes of President Donald Trump, unveiled a measure on Thursday that would authorize court action to enforce congressional subpoenas of..