WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior Trump administration official says the White House will not participate in the House Judiciary Committee's next impeachment hearing.
The decision came Friday in a letter from White House counsel Pat Cipollone.
The letter to Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler did not expressly state the White House's refusal to participate.
But a senior administration official says that was the point it was intended to communicate.
Nadler says the House is disappointed by Trump's decision, but it "will not prevent us from carrying out our solemn constitutional duty."