Trump moves to resist House inquiries setting up fight over congressional subpoena powers

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Todays actions by the committee set a horrible precedent for all taxpayers. Consovoy and Stefan Passantino warned the firm Mazars USA not to comply with a subpoena issued by House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings and other subsidiaries. The lawyers issued an implied legal threat warning the firm that it is on notice. The House Oversight Committee is not a miniature Department of Justice charged with investigating and prosecuting potential federal crimes. The move drew a complaint from tireless Trump defender Jim Jordan an Ohio Republican who serves as the committees ranking member

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