READ: White House letter refusing to participate in impeachment hearings

The White House on Friday sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee signaling President TrumpDonald John TrumpIllinois governor says state has gotten 10 percent of medical equipments it's requested Biden leads Trump by 6 points in national poll Tesla offers ventilators free of cost to hospitals, Musk says MORE would not cooperate with the committee's impeachment probe.

"House Democrats have wasted enough of America's time with this charade," White House counsel Pat Cipollone wrote in a letter to the Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerHouse Judiciary Committee postpones hearing with Barr amid coronavirus outbreak House Democrats plead with key committee chairman to allow remote voting amid coronavirus pandemic Pelosi rejects calls to shutter Capitol: 'We are the captains of this ship' MORE (D-N.Y.).

The Judiciary committee is handling the next phase of the impeachment probe, beginning this week after hearings concluded in the House Intelligence Committee. Democrats had given the White House a 5 p.m. deadline on Friday to let the committee know whether Trump would cooperate in the ongoing process.


The White House letter also blasts House Democrats for moving forward with articles of impeachment, as Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOvernight Health Care: White House projects grim death toll from coronavirus | Trump warns of 'painful' weeks ahead | US surpasses China in official virus deaths | CDC says 25 percent of cases never show symptoms 14 things to know for today about coronavirus Hillicon Valley: Trump, telecom executives talk coronavirus response | Pelosi pushes funding for mail-in voting | New York AG wants probe into firing of Amazon worker | Marriott hit by another massive breach MORE (D-Calif.) announced this week, without "a single shred of evidence."

Read the full letter from the White House below: