House Oversight To Hold Barr And Ross In Contempt

Fox News
Like
Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
2

The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted largely along party lines on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas.


Sponsor

5 Superfoods that Obliterate Inflammation

Chances are you didn't even know these foods carried health benefits!

>> Read More <<


Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) broke with his party to vote with the panel’s Democrats.

The high-stakes vote took place just hours after the Justice and Commerce departments announced that President 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 chairmen with more legal authority to enforce their subpoenas, is a further escalation of the battle between the Trump administration and House Democrats investigating the president.

Read more at thehill.com

 

What Are Your Thoughts?

comments

Chuck comes from a lineage of journalism. He has written for some of the webs most popular news sites. He enjoys spending time outdoors, bull riding, and collecting old vinyl records. Roll Tide!