The Trump administration’s refusal to cooperate with the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry lit up social media and editorial pages overnight as lawyers sounded off on the move.

The White House’s announcement came in an eight-page letter signed by White House counsel Pat Cipollone, and it broadly condemned the House’s impeachment inquiry as an attempt to unwind the 2016 presidential election. The White House said its decision to not cooperate is based on precedent, a stance that found no shortage of criticism.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]