Instead of the decisive witness to the investigation conducted by the special lawyer Robert Muller, the chamber was admired in an empty chair. For the second time, Don McGahn, a former White House attorney ignoring an invitation to a hearing. In his actions, he refers to the instruction of President Donald Trump he is not testify to the Democrat-led House Judiciary Committee, – reports politico.com
This happened only a few weeks after Attorney General William Barr also refused to appear because of disagreement with the format of the hearing, which caused great dissatisfaction among ordinary democrats who are eager to question Muller and his witnesses.
To this, committee chairman Jerry Nadler (Dr. N.Y.) threatened to summon him to a subpoena.
“Let me be clear: McGahn’s testimony, even if we have to go to court to secure it, ”he said.
Meanwhile, the Democrats expressed their anger at McGun for not appearing, and postponed the hearing.
Natalia Veselnitskaya – official website