Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on Tuesday (local time) dropped his plans to file a lawsuit asking a federal court to decide whether he is required to testify before the Congress as part of the impeachment probe against President Donald Trump that is due to kick start this week.Instead, his attorneys told a federal judge Tuesday morning he's planning to obey the White House and Justice Department's direction to refuse to cooperate with the House of Representatives, CNN reported.The decision highlights how Mulvaney's standing among Trump administration officials had been floundering, and how he could become one of the most significant targets of Democrats in the coming weeks after two witnesses told Congress they believe that he was a key broker in Trump's political request to investigate former US Vice-President Joe Biden from his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky.Mulvaney had attempted to ask the court for help as a way to hold off being held in contempt, ...
The acting White House chief of staff had planned to let the courts decide whether he should testify before Congress, but he has reversed course and says he would not comply with a congressional subpoena
An attorney for Mick Mulvaney says the acting White House chief of staff has changed his mind and will not join a lawsuit seeking a court order to settle the issue of whether he must comply with a congressional subpoena in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump or follow White House instructions not to cooperate.
White House acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney will not file suit on his impeachment testimony subpoena. He says he'll instead follow President Donald Trump's instruction and refuse to cooperate. Read more
Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney backed away from joining a pending lawsuit concerning testimony in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, according to new reporting. Read more