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The shortened Thanksgiving week promises far less public spectacle for the House impeachment inquiry, but it still could see several significant events.

Driving the news: A ruling is expected Monday on whether or not former White House counsel Don McGahn must testify under subpoena in the ongoing House impeachment inquiry.

  • The decision will be a key test for the Trump administration’s theory that its officials hold "absolute immunity" from congressional subpoenas.
  • House Democrats hope that some Trump administration members, including former national security advisor John Bolton, may use the ruling to justify cooperating with the inquiry.

More transcripts: The transcripts of closed-door depositions from Mark Sandy, an official in the Office of Management and Budget, and Philip Reeker, the State Department's head of European policy, could also be released.

  • Sandy told the House impeachment committees that the decision and process to freeze military aid to Ukraine was highly irregular, per CNN.
  • Reeker testified that he sought to protect former Ukraine Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch from a smear campaign led by President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, per the New York Times.

House Intel's report: The House Intelligence Committee is still working on its report summarizing both the closed-door and public impeachment hearings, reports Axios' Alayna Treene.

  • It'll then hand off the investigation to the House Judiciary Committee.

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California to pay off unpaid rent accrued during COVID-19 pandemic

California Gov. Gavin Newsom. Photo: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

California will pay off the accumulated unpaid rent that has piled up during the COVID-19 pandemic, the AP reports.

Why it matters: The move would fulfill a promise to landlords to help them to break even, while giving renters relief, the AP writes.

U.S. announces destinations for 55 million more COVID vaccine doses

President Biden at a press conference on the final day of the G7 summit. Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

The Biden administration on Monday announced a list of countries that will receive the remaining 55 million COVID-19 vaccine doses that the U.S. has pledged to allocate by the end of this month.

The state of play: The White House had previously named the recipients of the first 25 million of the 80 million doses that the U.S. has pledged to export, as it took its first step toward becoming a global vaccine supplier.