Trump refuses to comply with House Democrats’ subpoenas

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The executive branch, the White House. Photo credit: Tom Lohdan/CC BY 2.0, via Flickr

President Donald Trump plans to fight all subpoenas from Congressional Democrats, and the White House says it will try to block former legal counsel Don McGahn from testifying about the Mueller report. It’s the latest in an escalating battle between the executive and legislative branches of government.

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Guest:
Timothy Naftali - Clinical Associate Professor of History and Public Service at NYU; former director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library - @TimNaftali

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Yael Even Or, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Caitlin Plummer, Rosalie Atkinson, Rebecca Mooney, Amy Ta