WH Just Pulled Off Shady Move In Attempt To Keep Dems From Investigating Trump
While the House Oversight and Reform Committee is trying to get to the bottom of things, the White House is trying to stop them from investigating Donald Trump by keeping them away from key witnesses that worked under the president.
According to The Hill, the White House rejected a request from Congressional Democrats to interview Trump’s former deputy assistant and deputy counsel Stefan Passantino about hush money payments that were allegedly made by Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen.
According to the report, White House counsel Pat Cipollone told House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) in a letter that the White House has been “cooperative and responsive” but that it wouldn’t grant him the wish of interviewing Passantino.
“In response to your request, given longstanding law and practice, we are not inclined to make the former Deputy Counsel to the President available for a transcribed interview inquiring into his conversations and advice he provided while serving as Deputy Counsel to the President,” Cipollone wrote to Cummings.
The entire letter can be read below:
Cipollone March 8, 2019 by on Scribd