• Trump Invokes Executive Privilege Over Census Documents, Blocking Their Release

    3 monthes ago - By The Huffington Post

    The House Oversight Committee is set to hold a vote holding Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over their refusal to turn over documents.
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  • President Trump Asserts Executive Privilege to Withhold Census Citizenship Documents From Congress

    President Trump Asserts Executive Privilege to Withhold Census Citizenship Documents From Congress

    3 monthes ago - By Time

    President Donald Trump has asserted executive privilege over documents that were subpoenaed by Congress related to the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, the Justice Department said Wednesday.
    The claim comes as the House Oversight Committee considers whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to turn over the subpoenaed documents.
    In a letter to the committee's chairman, Rep. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, the Justice Department asserted that the Trump administration has...
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  • Trump claims executive privilege to thwart Congress probe on census citizenship question

    3 monthes ago - By NY Daily News

    President Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over documents sought by Congress in an investigation into plans to add a citizenship question to the upcoming census, which could lead to sharply lower count of immigrants and Latinos. Attorney General William Barr made the claim in a letter...
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  • Contempt Vote Delayed After Trump Asserts Privilege

    Contempt Vote Delayed After Trump Asserts Privilege

    3 monthes ago - By Newser

    The Justice Department on Tuesday warned of the move, and on Wednesday it came to pass. President Trump has exerted executive privilege over documents related to his administration's addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Hill reports those documents include drafts of a letter penned by the...
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  • Trump claims executive privilege to hide census citizenship docs from Congress

    3 monthes ago - By Politicus USA

    President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents related to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, defying a U.S. House committee in another move to stonewall Democrats' multiple investigations of the president.
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  • Trump claims executive privilege on census citizenship documents

    Trump claims executive privilege on census citizenship documents

    3 monthes ago - By New York Post

    President Trump claimed executive privilege on Wednesday to prevent a Congressional committee from getting documents about how a citizenship question was added to the 2020 census. The announcement came as the House Oversight and Reform Committee was preparing to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing...
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  • Trump asserts executive privilege to shield documents on Census citizenship question

    Trump asserts executive privilege to shield documents on Census citizenship question

    3 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    Congressional Democrats say the larger issue is that the White House is almost completely rejecting congressional oversight - stonewalling requests for documents and blocking witnesses from testifying on various subjects.
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  • Trump asserts executive privilege over census citizenship question info as Dems prepare contempt vote

    3 monthes ago - By NBC News

    Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross defied House Oversight Committee subpoenas issued in April to produce documents on the census citizenship question.
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  • Trump moves to keep census documents sought by Congress under wraps

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    President Donald Trump has asserted executive privilege in refusing to turn over to a U.S. House committee certain documents related to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, the Justice Department said in a letter to the committee on Wednesday.
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  • Trump Asserts Executive Privilege on Census Documents Ahead of House Committee Contempt Vote

    3 monthes ago - By NY Times

    The House Oversight Committee is expected to recommend that the House hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr. in contempt over the census.
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  • White House asserts executive privilege in census fight

    White House asserts executive privilege in census fight

    3 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents related to the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Justice Department notified the chairman of the House oversight committee of the decision in a letter Wednesday. The committee is set to vote on whether to hold...
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  • Trump asserts executive privilege to shield documents on Census citizenship question

    3 monthes ago - By The Washington Post

    The move came as a House panel was moving toward holding two members of his administration in contempt.
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  • Trump asserts executive privilege to block access to census documents

    Trump asserts executive privilege to block access to census documents

    3 monthes ago - By Politico

    President Donald Trump claimed executive privilege to block Congress' access to documents about how a citizenship question was added to the 2020 census. The move came as the House Oversight and Reform Committee was beginning proceedings Wednesday morning to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with the subpoenas.
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