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White House chief of staff expected to skip impeachment deposition – live

White House chief of staff expected to skip impeachment deposition



House committees in charge of the impeachment inquiry subpoenaed Mick Mulvaney, but like other deposed White House officials he’ll likely not goSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.04pm GMT Happy Friday, and welcome to the politics live blog! This busy week in the impeachment investigations is coming to a close with a sizzle. Last night, the House committees in charge of the impeachment inquiry subpoenaed acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney to testify this morning at 9am. Like a handful of White House officials deposed by the committees, Mulvaney will likely be a no-show. Mulvaney admitted during a press conference last month that he withheld $400m of aid to pressure Ukraine. Though he has walked back on his statement, officials who have already testified in front of the House impeachment committees have indicated Mulavaney withheld the aid. That the House committees subpoenaed Mulvaney hints that they are ready to take the impeachment inquiry public next week, a plan they announced Wednesday.
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Author : Lauren Aratani in New York

Publish date : 2019-11-08 14:20:06

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