May 7, 2008 |
A House Judiciary Committee panel voted to subpoena vice presidential aide David Addington as part of a broad inquiry into the Bush administration's treatment of detainees. Addington, chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney, has signaled that he might testify under oath about controversial interrogation policies if lawmakers compelled him to do so. On a voice vote, Democratic lawmakers called on Addington to answer questions about his role in drafting legal memos that underpinned coercive U.S. interrogation measures, including waterboarding.
January 26, 1989 |
Attorneys for former White House aide Oliver L. North disclosed in court Wednesday that they have subpoenaed two House members and records from three congressional committees for North's trial beginning next week on charges stemming from the Iran-Contra scandal. However, attorneys for the House of Representatives and independent counsel Lawrence E. Walsh immediately served notice they would ask a federal judge to quash the congressional subpoenas on grounds they were overly broad. U.S.
March 3, 2006 |
Scrambling to defuse a 1st Amendment issue, the Securities and Exchange Commission instructed its staff Thursday to prepare guidelines for demanding information from journalists whose work may be of interest to investigators. The commission move came less than a week after disclosures that the SEC had issued a subpoena to two writers for Dow Jones & Co. online publications -- a move by agency enforcers that caught Chairman Christopher Cox off guard.
October 20, 2011 |
Investigators with the state attorney general's office have subpoenaed Bank of America Corp. in connection with the sale and marketing of troubled mortgage-backed securities to California investors, according to a person familiar with the probe. The state is trying to determine whether the bank and its Countrywide Financial subsidiary sold investments backed by risky mortgages to institutional and private investors in California under false pretenses, according to the person, who was not authorized to speak publicly and requested confidentiality.
August 21, 1990 |
Accusing officials of arrogance and foot-dragging, House investigators have issued a subpoena for extensive Department of Energy records on U.S. nuclear weapons issues, including a foiled Iraqi attempt to acquire nuclear weapons technology earlier this year. The subpoena from Rep. John D. Dingell (D-Mich.) and the House subcommittee on oversight and investigation was delivered late last week.
April 8, 2005 |
Record company Warner Music Group Inc. said it was served with another subpoena by New York Atty. Gen. Eliot Spitzer in connection with an industrywide investigation of relationships between music companies and radio stations. Spitzer's investigation centers around independent promoters -- middlemen between record companies and radio stations -- whom music labels pay to help them secure better airplay.
August 18, 2007 |
The White House asked a Senate panel for more time to produce subpoenaed information about the legal justification for President Bush's secretive eavesdropping program. Judiciary committee Chairman Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.) had set Monday as the deadline for administration officials already subpoenaed to provide documents about the National Security Agency's program.
July 3, 2007 |
Consulting firm Towers Perrin said Monday that it was reviewing a subpoena issued by congressional investigators who were looking into potential conflicts of interest for firms that advise big U.S. companies on executive pay. The Democratic-run House Oversight and Government Reform Committee subpoenaed Towers Perrin on Friday, saying the firm had balked at turning over information sought by the panel. The panel is investigating whether major U.S.
October 19, 1998 |
New York literary agent Lucianne S. Goldberg and her son have been subpoenaed to appear before the Maryland grand jury investigating Linda Tripp's taping of Monica S. Lewinsky, the Goldbergs said. Goldberg, who suggested that her friend Tripp tape conversations with Lewinsky about her affair with President Clinton, said she had not yet arranged with prosecutors when she would appear.
December 1, 2006 |
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. said it received a U.S. antitrust subpoena over graphics processors and cards, a market that it entered in October with the $5.4-billion acquisition of Canadian company ATI Technologies Inc. The Justice Department hasn't made any specific allegations against Advanced Micro or ATI, the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company said in a statement. It plans to cooperate with the investigation.