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Attorney General Barr Says Democrats’ Contempt Vote Was Part Of ‘Political Circus’

Attorney General William Barr said the House Judiciary Committees vote to hold him in contempt of Congress is part of a “political circus” in a Friday interview. In an interview with Fox News, Barr was asked about the hearing, where Democrats voted to hold Barr in contempt of Congress for not giving the committee special counsel Robert Mueller’s full, unredacted ...

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House Judiciary Committee Passes Vote To Hold Barr In Contempt Of Congress

The House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not giving the committee special counsel Robert Mueller’s full, unredacted report. The committee, led by New York Democratic Rep. Jerry Nadler, originally gave Barr a deadline of 9 a.m. Monday to turn in the full report with no redactions, which many Republicans believe ...

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House Judiciary Committee Votes To Hold Barr In Contempt Of Congress

The House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not giving the committee special counsel Robert Mueller’s full, unredacted report. The committee, led by New York Democratic Rep. Jerry Nadler, originally gave Barr a deadline of 9 a.m. Monday to turn in the full report with no redactions, which many Republicans believe ...

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Attorney General Bill Barr Cancels House Judiciary Committee Testimony

Attorney General William Barr will reportedly no longer testify in front of the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, as Democrats voted to allow staffers to question Barr. “Barr has been in a dispute with the committee over its plans to have a counsel question the top law enforcement official alongside lawmakers on the panel at Thursday’s hearing,” reported The Washington ...

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai Set To Testify Before Congress At Last

Google CEO Sundar Pichai will, at last, testify before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday to answer questions about the company’s possible political bias and its controversial work with the Chinese government. “Americans put their trust in big tech companies to honor freedom of speech and champion open dialogue, and it is Congress’ responsibility to the American people to make sure these tech giants are ...

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Transcript of James Comey’s Interview with House Committees 12/7/18 [full text]

A transcript of disgraced former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the House Judiciary and Oversight committees was published Saturday. The 235-page transcript was released by Rep. Bob Goodlatte, the chairman of the Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Trey Gowdy, the chair of the House Oversight committee. Full Transcript of James Comey’s 12-7-18 interview with House Judiciary and Oversight Committee members ...

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Watch: Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before judicial committee

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is set to testify Tuesday morning before the House Judiciary Committee where he will likely be asked about Russian interference in the 2016 election, the Trump dossier, Fusion GPS and the possible appointment of a special counsel to investigate Hillary Clinton. The attorney general appeared before congressional committees in June and October on the same topic. ...

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Judiciary Committee calls for Special Counsel on Comey, Lynch, Clinton

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The House Judiciary Committee Republicans sent a letter Thursday evening to Attorney General Jeff Sessions requesting a new special counsel to be appointed to look into James Comey, Loretta Lynch and Hillary Clinton‘s misconduct during the campaign and afterward. #BREAKING: @HouseJudiciary Call for 2nd Special Counsel to Address Issues Outside Scope of Mueller’s Investigationhttps://t.co/UedRHl5IZG — House Judiciary ⚖ (@HouseJudiciary) July ...

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What Comey’s Testimony Reveals About the Culture of Modern Government

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As is usually the case in any proceeding where Trey Gowdy is present, an exchange between the South Carolina representative and FBI director James Comey, testifying in an oversight hearing before the House Judiciary Committee, stands out of the hours of futile verbal sparring as one moment of clarity and consequence. Asked by Gowdy what Hillary Clinton would have had ...

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House Judiciary Committee Passes ‘No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act’

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today the House Judiciary Committee approved by a 22 to 12 vote H.R. 7, the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act,” authored by U.S. Reps. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) and Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.). This bipartisan bill would permanently prohibit taxpayer dollars from being used to pay for abortions. Family Research Council Director for the Center for Human Dignity Arina Grossu responded with the ...

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House Panel Probes Pain, Abortion-to-Birth Policy in D.C.

U.S. House Panel to Examine Policy of Legal Abortion Until Birth in Nation’s Capital; Bill Would Ban Abortion of Pain-Capable Unborn Children in the Federal District WASHINGTON, May 17, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ — The U.S. House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution today will hold a hearing examining the policy of legal abortion until birth currently in effect in the nation’s capital, ...

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