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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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