Many Democrats fear Trump is laying an impeachment trap

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His reluctance angered Mr. Trump, who believed that Mr. McGahn showed disloyalty by telling investigators for the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, about Mr. Trump's attempts to maintain control over the Russian Federation investigation.

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton told Fox Business over the weekend that the Democrats are trying to get to the president by using a strategy to harass and subpoena the attorney general.

"If you get some court orders demanding productions of certain witnesses or material and the president still defies them, in essence he's defying two branches of the three co equal branches of our constitutional system", he said.

Sununu, a former White House chief of staff to President George W. Bush, charged that what Rep.

Last week, Baker spoke out against the president publicly for one of the first times.

Trump has complained bitterly about the probes against him.

The attorney general, William Barr, has said on multiple occasions he is willing to allow Mueller to testify.

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"If we have to, we'll hold him in contempt if he doesn't obey his subpoena", Nadler said.

"I say that we have a duty, a responsibility and an obligation under the Constitution of the United States of America to do our duty", Green said.

'And we'll just see because there might be some other contempt of Congress issues that we might want to deal with at the same time, ' she added. Jerry Nadler that the country faced a constitutional crisis, and continued to leave impeachment on the table.

The Post notes that the 20 investigations include, "Trump, his family or the White House that have been met with partial or complete stonewalling by the administration".

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) said decisively Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller "is going to testify", something House Democrats have been pushing hard in recent days.

Any of those moves could trigger another contempt citation. There also was the "memo describing" the contents of the Mueller report "that was so misleadingly pro-Trump that Mueller sent him a private note complaining about it".

Democrats and some conservative critics of the president have argued that the government is now experiencing a "constitutional crisis," as the Trump administration has refused to comply with a series of subpoenas from Congress. But here, the Trump administration has made a decision to say a blanket no; no to any kind of oversight whatsoever, no witnesses, no documents, no nothing, claiming executive privilege over things that it knows there is no basis for.