Three House committees make request to secretary of stateFailure to comply ‘shall constitute evidence of obstruction’Congress has issued a subpoena to US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, to hand over documents related to contacts the president and his lawyer had with the Ukrainian government, as impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump get under way.In the letter delivered on Friday, three House committees demanded the documents as part of their investigation into “the extent to which President Trump jeopardised national security by pressing Ukraine to interfere with our 2020 election and by withholding security assistance provided by Congress to help Ukraine counter Russian aggression”. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/sep/27/mike-pompeo-subpoena-documents-trump-ukraine
Author : Julian Borger in Washington
Publish date : 2019-09-27 21:14:44
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