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House Oversight Panel Votes To Hold Barr, Ross In Contempt

WorldNews Wednesday, 12 June 2019
House Oversight Panel Votes To Hold Barr, Ross In ContemptThe House Oversight and Reform Committee voted largely along party lines Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas, The Hill reports. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) broke with his party to vote with the Democrats on the panel. The high-stakes vote took place just hours after the Justice and Commerce Departments announced President Donald Trump had asserted executive privilege over the subpoenaed documents, which were tied to the Trump administration’s addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census. Wednesday’s vote, which comes just one day after the House voted to empower committee...
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The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted on Wednesday afternoon to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for their failure to comply with congressional subpoenas for documents related to a proposal that a citizenship question be added to the 2020...

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