Tag: Subpoenas

‘Wow. This Letter Is Bananas.’

This article is part of David Leonhardt’s newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it each weekday. There is no legal or logical basis to President Trump’s claim that the impeachment inquiry is illegitimate. “Wow. This letter is bananas,” Gregg Nunziata, a lawyer and former Republican staff member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, wrote […]

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Deny, Deflect, Deflate

This article is part of David Leonhardt’s newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it each weekday. The Trump administration’s impeachment strategy is becoming clearer: Deny, deflect and deflate. Deny. Step one for President Trump and his allies is to deny the obvious reality that he was putting pressure on Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky, […]

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Trump Is Accused of Inventing Tax Return ‘Privilege’ to Block Subpoena

The Manhattan district attorney’s office on Monday accused President Trump and his lawyers of trying to invent a “new presidential ‘tax return’ privilege” by arguing that Mr. Trump should not have to comply with a subpoena seeking eight years of his personal and corporate returns. The district attorney’s office used the pointed language in court […]

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Secret F.B.I. Subpoenas Scoop Up Personal Data From Scores of Companies

The F.B.I. has used secret subpoenas to obtain personal data from far more companies than previously disclosed, newly released documents show. The requests, which the F.B.I. says are critical to its counterterrorism efforts, have raised privacy concerns for years but have been associated mainly with tech companies. Now, records show how far beyond Silicon Valley […]

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New York Subpoenas Banks, Financial Advisers for Sackler Records

The New York state attorney general has begun issuing subpoenas to 33 financial institutions and investment advisers with ties to the Sackler family, part of an aggressive effort to track billions of dollars that prosecutors claim the family siphoned out of Purdue Pharma to hide profits gained from the company’s opioid painkillers. The recipients of […]

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Robert Mueller’s Testimony

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Via Apple Podcasts | Via RadioPublic | Via Stitcher The former special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, testified before Congress on Wednesday. He declared that his two-year investigation did not exonerate President Trump and that Russia would meddle again in American elections. [For an exclusive […]

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House Democrats Subpoena a Who’s Who of Mueller Witnesses

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved a dozen new subpoenas targeting a who’s who of witnesses cited in Robert S. Mueller III’s report as Democrats sought to elevate their showdown with President Trump over episodes of possible obstruction of justice documented by the special counsel. The panel also approved a separate group […]

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