Russia probes come up against claims of executive privilege
January 19, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and lawmakers haggled Thursday over what former chief strategist Steve Bannon and other top aides to President Donald Trump can tell Congress as it investigates possible connections with Russia.
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have been critical of the White House's sweeping interpretation of executive privilege and its contention that pretty much everything is off limits until the president says it's not.
Bannon had been subpoenaed to return to the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday to face additional questions about his interactions with the...