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Trump asserts executive privilege to keep census documents secret as House considers contempt for Barr, Ross

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President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege to keep census documents secret, as a House panel debates holding two cabinet members in contempt
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News video: DOJ: Barr Will Ask Trump To Invoke Executive Privilege If Oversight Committee Proceeds With Contempt Vote

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Just one day before the House Oversight Committee’s vote to hold Attorney General William Bar and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt, the DOJ announced it will request that President Trump invoke executive privilege over the subpoenaed census documents.

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