Compelling presidential compliance with a judicial subpoena: CRS report

Compelling Presidential Compliance with a Judicial Subpoena (LSB10130, May 4, 2018): “Special Counsel Robert Mueller reportedly warned President Trump’s lawyers in a March meeting that if the President declined to participate in a voluntary interview, Mueller could issue a subpoena compelling the President’s testimony before a grand jury. The alleged exchange raises the question of whether a sitting President, consistent with the separation of powers and Article II of the Constitution, may be required to comply with a subpoena for his testimony as part of an ongoing criminal investigation.”

H/T to beSpacific. — Joe

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