READ: White House letter defying subpoena for McGahn's testimony

The White House on Monday told Congress former White House counsel Don McGahn will not comply with a House Judiciary Committee subpoena for his testimony.


"The Department of Justice (the 'Department') has advised me that Mr. McGahn is absolutely immune from compelled congressional testimony with respect to matters occurring during his service as a senior adviser to the President," White House counsel Pat Cipollone wrote in a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerMaloney wins House Oversight gavel House Judiciary Committee approves landmark marijuana legalization bill Maloney wins vote for Oversight chairwoman MORE (D-N.Y.) released by the White House.

Read the full letter below.