U.S. House committees seek deposition with Trump chief of staff Mulvaney in impeachment probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives committees conducting an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump said on Tuesday they had asked Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House Chief of Staff, to appear for a deposition on Nov.

Reuters November 06, 2019 02:11:12 IST
U.S. House committees seek deposition with Trump chief of staff Mulvaney in impeachment probe

US House committees seek deposition with Trump chief of staff Mulvaney in impeachment probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives committees conducting an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump said on Tuesday they had asked Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House Chief of Staff, to appear for a deposition on Nov. 8.

"Based on evidence gathered in the impeachment inquiry and public reporting, we believe that you possess substantial first-hand knowledge and information relevant to the House's impeachment inquiry," leaders of the House Foreign Affairs, Intelligence and Oversight committees said in a letter to Mulvaney.

(Reporting by Patricia Zengerle; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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