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24 Apr 2019 | 9:58 AM

Democrats to press star witness of Mueller report to repeat performance in Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald McGahn, the former White House counsel described in the Mueller report as repeatedly standing up to President Donald Trump, could become a star witness again if congressional Democrats get their way in their investigation of whether Trump used his office to obstruct justice.

23 Apr 2019 | 11:43 PM

Trump 'not inclined' to release tax returns despite Congress' deadline - White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is unlikely hand over his tax returns to lawmakers despite a Tuesday deadline facing the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service, the White House said, even as a congressional aide said the decision was not up to the president.

23 Apr 2019 | 6:08 PM

U.S. Congress deadline looms for release of Trump tax returns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury and Internal Revenue Service faced a final deadline on Tuesday for handing over President Donald Trump's tax returns to Democrats in Congress, in a showdown that could mire the administration and lawmakers in a lengthy legal fight.

19 Apr 2019 | 10:22 PM

Democrats make legal bid for all Russia probe evidence, Trump poll numbers drop

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Democrats took legal action on Friday to gain access to all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, as the probe's findings dented President Donald Trump's poll ratings.

17 Apr 2019 | 10:17 PM

White House, Justice Department officials discussed Mueller report ahead of release - NYT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House lawyers held talks with U.S. Justice Department officials in recent days about the conclusions in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report, aiding them in preparing for its release, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.

13 Apr 2019 | 11:36 PM

U.S. House panel chairman gives IRS April 23 deadline on Trump taxes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. congressional Democrats on Saturday headed for a showdown with the Internal Revenue Service over President Donald Trump's tax returns, setting a new hard deadline of April 23 for the federal tax agency to hand the documents over to lawmakers.

3 Apr 2019 | 11:56 PM

Democrats in Congress authorise subpoenas for Trump-Russia report, legal battle looms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. congressional Democrats on Wednesday authorized a powerful committee chairman to subpoena Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report on Russia's role in the 2016 election, moving closer to a legal clash with President Donald Trump's administration.

1 Apr 2019 | 11:15 PM

U.S. House Judiciary Committee poised to subpoena full Mueller report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee said it will vote on Wednesday on whether to authorise subpoenas to obtain Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

28 Mar 2019 | 5:46 AM

U.S. Republicans intensify counter-attack after Mueller probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A second U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday sought to examine the motives of federal agents and investigators who launched the Trump-Russia probe as a Republican effort gathered momentum to seek retribution on behalf of President Donald Trump.

27 Mar 2019 | 5:25 AM

Lawmaker still seeks Trump tax returns regardless of Mueller report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrat on tax policy in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday that he is determined to seek President Donald Trump's tax returns, despite the political victory handed to Trump by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.