Vice President Mike Pence will not comply with a House impeachment inquiry subpoena, his office said Tuesday. The chairs of the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs, and Oversight committees had requested that Pence turn over documents related to President Trump's phone call in July with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. In a letter rejecting the request, Pence's Counsel Matthew Morgan wrote that the refusal was the result of the fact that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) launched the impeachment inquiry "without the majority of the House of Representatives voting to authorize a constitutionally acceptable process." Pence follows Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, and Budget Director Russell Vought in refusing to comply with congressional subpoenas related to the inquiry.
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