House Lawyers Use Trump’s Words Against DOJ in Letter to Court: ‘Can’t Have It Both Ways’

Lawyers for the House of Representatives on Thursday told a federal judge that the arguments presented by President Donald Trump and Trump lawyers amid the impeachment trial contradicted the Department of Justice argument that the House Judiciary Committee cannot enforce a subpoena of former White House counsel Don McGahn in court.

In a concise two-page letter to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, House General Counsel Douglas Letter pointed out the hypocrisy of the administration’s dual positions, beginning with Trump’s impeachment attorneys asserting that House investigators were required to fight any legal opposition to subpoenas issued to current and former White House officials in the courts.

“In his answer to the Articles of Impeachment, President Trump criticized the House
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