The confidential memo, written last fall by an Internal Revenue Service attorney, contradicts the Trump administration’s justification for denying the president’s tax returns to lawmakers.
The agreement means the House Intelligence Committee will not vote today to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General William P. Barr.
“It’s very difficult to unring a bell,” said Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.) as some House lawmakers clamor to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump.
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The hiring of Ken Cuccinelli II appears to fulfill the president’s desire to have a forceful personality and a loyalist at the highest levels of the Department of Homeland Security.
The Housing and Urban Development secretary was grilled during a three-hour House committee hearing.
A move against Hikvision, the world’s largest maker of video surveillance technology, would broaden a U.S. campaign to sever China’s access to American know-how and inflame a deepening trade conflict.
Some Democrats accused Trump officials of being eager to attack at the slightest provocation. Republicans said information shared by the administration pointed to “new,” “credible” and “consistent” threats.
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