Charles Kupperman filed a lawsuit to determine whether he should follow the White House’s directive that he not testify before the House’s impeachment hearings. The former national security adviser claimed that he was facing “irreconcilable demands” between the Executive and Legislative branches of the government. The House impeachment hearing chairs responded powerfully.
Local members of Congress are leading a new push to ban helicopters over New York City.
Representatives Nydia Velazquez, Jerrold Nadler and Carolyn Maloney are introducing federal legislation to ban non-essential choppers within city airspace like the ones used for sightseeing tours.
The New York City lawmaker whose district includes much of Manhattan and Trump Tower has the inside track to take over a key congressional watchdog committee with a leading role in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, according to multiple House Democratic officials.
NEW YORK, NY- Today, Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), and Nydia M. Velazquez (NY-07) joined local elected officials and community groups to announce the introduction of their Improving Helicopter Safety Act of 2019.
House impeachment investigators fired off subpoenas Friday to a trio of defiant Trump administration officials who have refused to comply voluntarily — including one who publicly slammed the Democratic-led inquiry as a “sham.”
House Democrats said Friday they have issued three more subpoenas as part of the impeachment investigation against President Donald Trump, for his budget director, a national security aide and a foreign policy adviser in the State Department.
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday sided with a trio of New York City lawmakers seeking to ban commercial helicopters from flying in the Big Apple, saying “there should be no non-essential flights over Manhattan.”