10 things you need to know today: November 26, 2019

Court rules McGahn must comply with House subpoena, Schiff says impeachment report coming in early December, and more

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1. Court rules McGahn must honor House subpoena

A federal judge ruled Monday that former Trump White House counsel Don McGahn has to comply with a House subpoena to testify before lawmakers investigating whether President Trump tried to obstruct former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. The White House argued that McGahn is "absolutely immune from compelled congressional testimony" about his work for Trump. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson rejected that claim. "Presidents are not kings," the judge wrote. The Justice Department said it would appeal. McGahn's lawyer said McGahn "will comply with Judge Jackson's decision unless it is stayed pending appeal." The case could lead to forced testimony by numerous officials in the House impeachment inquiry, including national security officials. Former National Security Adviser John Bolton has indicated he has significant information on the Ukraine affair.

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