PHOTO FILE: US President Donald Trump listens to the U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry speaks during an event touting the government’s environmental policy in the East Room of the White House in Washington, United States, 08 May 7 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/image file
Washington (Reuters) – The United States Secretary of State Rick Perry will not pass the document to the Democratic Party Congress that had subpoenas them on his role in Ukraine as part of their treatise exploration into President Donald Trump , a formal room said in a letter on Friday.
The three United States House of Representatives of Perry’s subpoena Committee on Oct. 10 for any role he played in the push of Trump to pressure Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate his political opponents, former Democratic vice president Joe Biden and his son His son.
In a letter to the three committees, Melissa Burnison, an assistant energy clerk, wrote that the thesis investigation was not properly authorized.
“Even if the investigation has been duly authorized, much of the search information in the subpoena seems to include confidential administrative branch communications that are capable of protection by executive privileges,” indicating the letter , a replica of which was obtained by Reuters.
“However, the Ministry is still committed to working with Congress on issues of mutual importance that are conducted in accordance with the authorization and procedure,” it says.
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