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It just got harder for Donald Trump to keep his tax returns a secret

President Donald Trump has been consistent about very few things during his relatively-short political life. But on one front he has been adamant: He will not release any of his past tax returns. That position became slightly less tenable on Tuesday when The Washington Post reported on the existence of a 10-page draft memo from…MORE

Schiff cancels ‘enforcement’ meeting after Justice Department offers to share Mueller documents

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff is scrapping a Wednesday morning meeting intended to take an “enforcement action” against the Justice Department after it agreed to begin providing the committee with counterintelligence documents from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. The decision to postpone the business meeting — where Schiff threatened to take an unspecified action against…MORE

Trump lawyers to fight House subpoenas for bank records in hearing

A federal judge in New York on Wednesday will field another clash over House Democrats’ pursuit of President Donald Trump’s financial records. The hearing, regarding subpoenas sent to two banks that handled Trump accounts for years, comes the same week that a judge in Washington, DC, said an accounting firm would have to comply with…MORE

Pelosi, Schumer at the White House to discuss infrastructure

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer are meeting with President Donald Trump for a second round of talks on infrastructure Wednesday — a meeting that will take place against the backdrop of rising tensions between Democrats and the White House over the administration’s resistance to congressional investigations. Further complicating any effort…MORE

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan defends shifting DHS resources to the border

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan acknowledged Wednesday that he was aware of concerns raised by airport leadership about shifting Transportation Security Administration resources to the southern border. After a brief exchange during a House Homeland Security budget hearing, McAleenan answered “yes” when pressed if he had heard the concerns coming from airport directors that…MORE

House Judiciary set to review bills to protect Dreamers and TPS recipients

The House Judiciary Committee will vote Wednesday on legislation that would provide a pathway to citizenship for more than 1 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. The proposal is designed to protect undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children and are protected under the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, as…MORE

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