The former secretary of state quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday for an interview about his time in the Trump administration, a congressional aide confirmed to CNN.
The Justice Department is trying to stave off an "enforcement action" against Attorney General William Barr this week, making a rare offer to have the House Intelligence Committee review materials from special counsel Robert Mueller"s report if House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff agrees to back down.
Pressure is mounting for House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler to launch impeachment proceedings, but the New York Democrat is weighing dueling loyalties to eager members and to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has urged her caucus to stay the course on investigations and ignore the growing chorus for what would become a bitterly divisive process.
On Monday, President Donald Trump launched a long-shot effort to prevent the public from hearing live testimony from former White House Counsel Don McGahn -- the man who, perhaps more than any other, can bring to life Trump"s most flagrant alleged acts of obstruction of justice.
The news Tuesday that special counsel Robert Mueller"s team isn"t sure whether he should testify in front of Congress about his nearly two-year long investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 election is a very big deal.