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‘Presidents are not kings’: Judge says ex-White House counsel Donald McGahn must testify before Congress

Posted on AllSides November 26th, 2019
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Former White House counsel Donald McGahn, a key figure with firsthand knowledge of President Donald Trump's alleged efforts to short-circuit the Mueller investigation, must testify before Congress, a federal judge ruled Monday.

The ruling, which the Justice Department said it will appeal, affirms Congress' role as a check on executive power. If upheld, it could open the door for testimony by some of the president's closest aides, including former national security adviser John Bolton and acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney.

U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson...

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