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Judiciary committee files motion to expedite judge’s ruling on Don McGahn, as part of effort to decide whether to impeach Trump
Sign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.10pm BST James Biden, the brother of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, promised his potential business partners they would have influence with the former vice president, according to a court filing in Tennessee.As reported by Politico, executives from Azzam Medical Services and Diverse Medical Management say in sworn declarations that James Biden promised the firms that his brother would help them secure business and gain national attention. 1.42pm BST Good morning, live blog readers!House Democrats are ramping up their efforts to determine whether to impeach Donald Trump. The House judiciary committee has filed a motion to expedite a ruling on whether the president’s former counsel, Don McGahn, can be compelled to testify. The White House has largely blocked the testimony of former aides by claiming executive privilege. Continue reading…

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Publish date : 2019-08-27 13:10:20

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