executive privilege

‘Changes Nothing’: Comer to Press Ahead on Holding Merrick Garland in Contempt After Biden Claims Executive Privilege on Hur Tapes

House Oversight Committee chairman James Comer (R-KY) said Thursday he will move ahead to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress after President Joe Biden claimed executive privilege to try to block Republicans from obtaining audio of his interview with special counsel Robert Hur regarding his handling of classified documents.

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Trump Could Silence Comey, But Lets Him Speak

President Donald Trump has constitutional authority to prevent former FBI Director James Comey from testifying before Congress by invoking executive privilege but instead has chosen to let his former top investigator speak publicly.

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