House Votes to Hold Ross, Barr in Contempt Over Census Question

The House of Representatives voted 230-198 to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress Wednesday for their failure to respond to subpoenas issued in connection to an investigation into the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census.

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Attorney General and Commerce Secretary Face Contempt Vote in Congress

A congressional committee Monday cleared the way for the U.S. House of Representatives to vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas relating to a census citizenship question.

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House Committee Prepares to Hold Barr in Contempt of Congress

A House committee is poised to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress — the opening salvo in what could be a lengthy, acrimonious court battle between House Democrats and President Trump’s administration over special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.

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