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Congress Wants Information. Trump Says No. What Next?

World shares mixed ahead of Trump-Xi meet at G-20 summit

The U.S. Congress has the power to demand testimony and documents and to hold accountable those who refuse to comply. As president, Donald Trump wields the power known as executive privilege to declare swaths of information off-limits to the legislative branch. These and other competing interests will define the coming weeks of legal and constitutional clashes as Democrats in the House of Representatives compile their case for impeaching Trump on the allegation he improperly solicited Ukraine’s

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