It’s day 45 of the Impeachment Inquiry.
House committees will shortly release Hill and Vindman transcripts— Shimon Prokupecz (@ShimonPro) November 8, 2019
President Trump’s Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney defied a subpoena to appear before the three House Committees handling the impeachment inquiry.
Mick Mulvaney's outside counsel informed House investigators "one minute" before his scheduled deposition that he would "not to comply with the duly authorized subpoena and asserted 'absolute immunity'."https://t.co/RrMAnJ2GSE— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) November 8, 2019
JUST IN: Impeachment investigators say Mulvaney informed them "one minute" before he was due to testify that the WH ordered him not to appear >>> pic.twitter.com/bH4Ya6Kmco— Kyle Cheney (@kyledcheney) November 8, 2019
President Trump while speaking to reporters before departing DC for Atlanta said he would have loved to see Mulvaney “go up” but he doesn’t want to give the impeachment inquiry credibility.
Trump says “I’d love to have Mick go up” and testify but he doesn’t want to give the impeachment inquiry any credibility.— Abby D. Phillip (@abbydphillip) November 8, 2019
On Thursday evening the lawyers representing the Whistleblower sent a letter to White House Counsel Pat Cipollone requesting that the President cease and desist calling for the identity of the Whistleblower.
INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY WHISTLEBLOWER MATTER DOCUMENT UPLOAD: Please see correspondence to Mr. Cipollone, Counsel to the President.https://t.co/Um5lrDR7Oz— Andrew P. Bakaj (@AndrewBakaj) November 8, 2019
The President also said while speaking to reporters this morning that after weeks of the House Republicans demanding public hearings and a public process, that “they shouldn’t be having public hearings.”
His full remarks, I’ve cued the video to when the President first approaches the media.
The President has not tweeted so far this morning.
To finish Thursday he tweeted two more times.
STATEMENT FROM PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP pic.twitter.com/EktztHfLk6— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 8, 2019
Judge Orders Trump to Pay $2 Million to Settle a Civil Lawsuit https://t.co/TlmT3I7C5G— Snip🦈Bytes (@SnipBytes) November 7, 2019
propaganda campaign video is 30 seconds long.
In Other News.
It's a chilly Friday in Washington and we're back with the Roger Stone trial.— Megan Mineiro (@MMineiro_CNS) November 8, 2019
Judge Jackson just started the day out by addressing false reports and threats coming out of InfoWars this week, specifically threats directed at the jury. @CourthouseNews
In his new book, Don Jr writes about a visit to Arlington National Cemetery before his father's inauguration and compares the sacrifice of the soldiers buried there to "all the sacrifices we'd have to make to help my father succeed." https://t.co/CpgDtYdSD4 pic.twitter.com/gYOhlGsDWR— Robert Maguire (@RobertMaguire_) November 7, 2019
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