The Democratic-controlled House passed a $1 trillion spending bill Wednesday that amounts to an opening bid in a guns vs. butter fight with the Trump administration, with both sides trying to avert the return of drastic automatic spending cuts or a budgetary impasse that could put federal agencies on autopilot.
First, the Mueller Report exonerated Trump from accusations that he stole the 2016 election by colluding with the Russians.
Lawmakers wanted to ask the 30-year-old publicist about six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 presidential campaign and while in the White House.
"One of the things that disappointed me when we went in there was that the last time we met with the Democrats in the House, their level of non-defense discretionary spending was $639 billion", Mulvaney said. Financial Services Chairwoman Maxine Waters, D-Calif., has been calling for impeachment since the early days of Trump's presidency; she wrote in a February 2017 tweet that her "greatest desire was to lead [Trump] right into impeachment".
The interview frustrated Democrats who hoped to get more information about several episodes that special counsel Robert Mueller reviewed for obstruction of justice. She reportedly declined to answer questions about her White House stint after Trump asserted executive privilege. "I have not come to supporting impeachment quickly or eagerly", Doggett said.
Representative David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat, warned that the "White House counsel's directive not to answer any of these questions will ultimately be decided by a court, and today establishes a record for refusal or willingness to comply with the approval of the president and the White House".
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Biden took in $6.3 million, the largest first-day total for any of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. Trump also said California Sen. "'Keep America Great' ... pretty good".
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"They make the objection, we say it's nonsense".
Republicans said Hicks was cooperative and the interview was a waste of time, especially in light of Mueller's two-year investigation.
"Eight hours and 273 pages later, we've learned nothing new from a witness who has been cooperating with this committee for months", Collins said in a statement.
For example, Nadler asked Hicks whether Corey Lewandowski was hired as an official in the White House.
"The president has every intention of keeping the government open and keeping the soundness of the full faith and credit of the government", Mnuchin told reporters.
"I am cheered that more and more colleagues understand that we are in an unprecedented predicament", said Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin, a member of the House Judiciary Committee who has personally pressed Pelosi on the matter. "This is a building block, and there are a lot of unanswered questions".