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Trump won't invoke executive privilege to block Comey testimony: White House

Trump won't invoke executive privilege to block Comey testimony: White House

Under that constitutional principle, people in the executive branch of government can withhold information from Congress , courts and the public for certain reasons, according to a blog post by Mark Rozell, dean of the Schar School of Public Policy at George Mason University in Virginia and author of Executive Privilege: Presidential Power, Secrecy and Accountability.


White House Won't Seek to Block Comey Testimony

White House Won't Seek to Block Comey Testimony

There had been reports that Trump was considering stopping Comey from testifying by invoking executive privilege , but the White House ultimately decided against it. The Comey associates said Trump asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation director to drop his Flynn probe the day after the retired Army general had been fired.


What happened in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial

What happened in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial

That's what this case is about. Constand reported the assault to police a year later but prosecutors didn't file charges because they believed the case was too weak. "My role is to ensure a fair and impartial trial and to protect our jury the best I can", O'Neill said. She wasn't incapacitated, we were together, it was romantic.


White House says it won't try to block Comey's testimony

White House says it won't try to block Comey's testimony

Trump fired Comey early last month as the FBI was investigating possible collusion between Trumps campaign and Russian Federation to tilt the election in the Republicans favour. President Donald Trump arrives to speak at an Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative event in the East Room at the White House, Monday, June 5, 2017, in Washington .


Donald Trump will let James Comey testify

Donald Trump will let James Comey testify

Short had been speaking about the president's legislative priorities, including passing health care reform and major tax cuts, when he was asked how much harder it was to move forward when issues like former FBI Director James Comey's planned testimony and the ongoing Russian Federation investigations are sucking up so much oxygen on Capitol Hill.


Trump Not Likely to Invoke Executive Privilege on Comey

Trump Not Likely to Invoke Executive Privilege on Comey

The Senate Intelligence Committee announced last week that Comey will testify in an open hearing on June 8, his first official government appearance since Trump unexpectedly fired him last month. Could President Donald Trump keep Comey from testifying to lawmakers about their private conversations? But the reports have raised questions about the motivation for firing Comey and whether his role in investigating possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation had something to ...