Politics
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Judiciary Committee finds Barr in contempt

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/08/19, 05:08 pm

UPDATE: Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress on Wednesday. The resolution passed by a vote of 24-16 along party lines and now moves on to the full House for consideration.

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Barr faces contempt vote

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/07/19, 11:01 am

WASHINGTON—The House Judiciary Committee will vote Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not releasing special counsel Robert Mueller’s full, unredacted investigative report and underlying evidence. The Justice Department and Judiciary Committee staff plan to meet Tuesday to try to find a “mutually acceptable” solution.

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Mnuchin refuses to release Trump’s tax returns

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/07/19, 10:31 am

WASHINGTON—Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin rejected House Democrats’ demands for President Donald Trump’s tax returns, possibly setting up a protracted legal battle.

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