Josh Kovensky is a reporter for Talking Points Memo in New York City. He previously worked for the Kyiv Post in Ukraine, covering politics, business, and corruption there. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago.
The Trump Administration on Tuesday apparently missed a final 5 p.m. deadline from the House Ways and Means committee to hand over six years of the president’s personal and business tax returns — a move Congress said would be interpreted as a “denial” of their request.
A former White House official who allegedly retaliated against a whistleblower is refusing to appear before the House Oversight Committee, citing an order from the White House not to comply with a congressional subpoena.
The House Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena to former White House counsel Don McGahn on Monday, asking for documents and testimony relating to allegations that President Trump committed obstruction of justice.
Reporting over the past two years surfaced dozens of mysterious interactions between the Trump campaign’s alleged involvement with Russian government officials and businessmen. The Mueller report, at long last, provided some answers.
Personal attorneys for President Trump and his businesses sued House Oversight Committee chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) on Monday in a high-profile bid to stop the body’s investigation into the President’s finances.
While special counsel Robert Mueller was unable to establish a criminal conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russian government, his redacted report paints a picture of a campaign deeply co-opted by a multi-pronged Russian influence campaign.