Trump lashes out at Dem talk of ‘constitutional crisis’

President Trump on Sunday took to Twitter to excoriate Democrats and the media over the suggestion that the U.S. is facing a “constitutional crisis,” calling the assertion “a pathetically untrue soundbite.”

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Crisis point? High stakes in Trump’s showdown with Congress

Democrats call it a “constitutional crisis.” But is it?

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Senators sound alarm over looming budget, shutdown battles

Alarm bells are starting to go off on Capitol Hill over a looming fight to fund the government and prevent a shutdown later this year.

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Democrats Approve Contempt for Barr After Trump Claims Privilege Over Full Mueller Report

The House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to recommend the House hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress for failing to turn over Robert S. Mueller III’s unredacted report, hours after President Trump asserted executive privilege to shield the full report and underlying evidence from public view.

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DOJ threatens executive privilege over Mueller report if Dems carry out contempt vote

The Justice Department says it will ask President Trump to invoke executive privilege over the Mueller report if the House Judiciary Committee goes through with its threat to vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt.

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Explainer: How hard-hitting are U.S. Congress subpoenas, contempt citations?

U.S. Attorney General William Barr faces the prospect on Wednesday of a vote by a U.S. House committee to hold him in “contempt of Congress.” What does that mean?

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