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US House panel accuses Barr of contempt as Trump invokes executive privilege

IndiaTimes Thursday, 9 May 2019
The Democratic-led House panel accused Barr, the top US law enforcement official and a Trump appointee, of contempt of Congress after he defied its subpoena for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election interference. The vote came hours after the White House asserted executive privilege to block the release of the full report.
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House committee votes to hold Barr in contempt after Trump invokes executive privilege

The House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the looming constitutional collision over the Mueller report between congressional Democrats and the Trump administration.

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