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Congress has no right to conduct a quote do over of special counsel Robert Muller is Russia probe that's the message of a letter Wednesday to judiciary chairman Jerry Nadler from White House counsel had chip alone the letters a response now this March fourth request for documents that related to everything from the contents of trump's meetings with Russian president Vladimir Putin was communications with former White House counsel Donald again the firing of former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and former FBI director James Comey the White House lawyer asked the committee to now it's quote sweeping request and said many documents would be entitled to be withheld under executive privilege trump's taken a defiant approach to the over twenty congressional investigations into his presidency and his business he sued to block a congressional subpoena for financial records from his accounting firm treasury secretary Steve minu chin has refused to release trump's tax returns to Congress and last week the White House directive began not to abide by a subpoena for his testimony you could find someone twenty five thousand dollars a day until they comply and now Democrats in Congress must decide how far they're willing to go to compel trumps allies to cooperate the head of the Judiciary Committee already sounded the alarm over this impasse right now in a constitutional crisis and now now they're called the white house's latest response quote preposterous telling CNN quote no president no person in the United States is above the law