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Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes?
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:15:13 -0400

Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump has invoked the legal doctrine known as executive privilege to try to block congressional investigators from getting access to certain documents and witnesses they are seeking. Trump has cited executive privilege twice so far as part of his effort to stonewall Congress on its multiple inquiries into his presidency, finances and businesses. Trump turned to executive privilege for a second time on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents on adding a citizenship question to t read the full story...

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