Rep. Jerry Nadler called on a federal appeals court to reexamine their decision not to force former Trump attorney Don McGahn to testify before his committee.
Nadler wants to call in McGahn to testify on the junk Russia conspiracy.
The Washington Examiner reported:
The Democratic-led committee asked on Friday for the full court to rehear the case.
“The Committee’s petition argues that the panel’s ruling misread binding precedent and — if allowed to stand — would severely undermine the House’s ability to perform its constitutional functions as a check on the Executive Branch,” Chairman Jerry Nadler said in a statement.
“Two of the three judges on the panel strongly suggested that they would reject President Trump’s claim of ‘absolute immunity’ if they were able to reach the merits of the case. The full Court should promptly rehear this case and make clear, once and for all, that White House aides cannot ignore subpoenas from Congress,” the New York Democrat added.
The panel sought to obtain testimony from McGahn in April relating to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, but the White House blocked him from complying with the subpoena.