Why the White House says it can reject the House's requests
Clip: 10/09/2019 | 6m 4s
A strongly worded letter from the White House on Tuesday informed House Democratic leaders that it will not be complying with the impeachment inquiry, and called the entire process illegitimate, in part because the full House has not voted to authorize it. To understand the White House's legal argument, William Brangham talks with former House Intelligence Committee staffer Jamil Jaffer.
Aired: 10/09/19Video has closed captioning.
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