Washington (Reuters)-United States Court of Appeals Magistrate judge on Friday a skeptical appearance on the broad legal argument of President Donald Trump sought to prevent a former White House lawyer from Testiting to the parliament as part of the attempt to argue against Trump, but also seemed wary of entering the hot political battle.
Photo: White House Attorney Don McGahn listened to the Supreme Court nominated Brett Kavanaugh as he testified before the United States Senate Justice Commission on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., USA, Jan. 27, 9 2018. Saul Loeb/Pool via REUTERS/Photo file
Judge Thomas Griffith asked the difficult questions of judicial counsel who argued on behalf of the authorities and lawyers for democracy-leaders of the Judicial Committee representatives that subpoenas the White House attorney Don McGahn, and could be voting key in deciding the case.
This case was heard by three judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Griffith asks whether the tribunal should decide the case at all, in part because the testimony of McGahn is not the key to two arguments against Trump’s approval to be approved by the home on Dec. 18.
Griffith, a Republican appointed, and Judge Judith Rogers, a appointed Democrat, questioned the reasoning of the administration that the Home panel had no legal standing to enforce his subpoena and that there was widespread presidential immunity applied to attempts to seek testimony…