In Flap Over Census Question, House Dems Threaten To Hold Barr, Ross In Contempt

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In Flap Over Census Question, House Dems Threaten To Hold Barr, Ross In Contempt

The House Oversight and Reform Committee is moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress.

According to Politico, the Democrats are charging the pair for defying the panel’s subpoena for information about efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

Chairman Elijah Cummings of Maryland wrote to Barr and Ross in separate letters, stating "“Unfortunately, your actions are part of a pattern.

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In Flap Over Census Question, House Dems Threaten To Hold Barr, Ross In Contempt

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