Contempt Actions

House Oversight schedules Thursday vote to hold Kellyanne Conway in contempt

said at the time he would vote to hold Conway in contempt if she did not testify ... Act multiple times and showed disregard for her actions. OSC recommended President Trump Donald John Trump ... read more

House Holds Barr, Ross in Contempt Over Census Dispute

The action marks an escalation of Democratic efforts to use their House majority to aggressively investigate the inner workings of the Trump administration. Four Democrats opposed the contempt measure ... read more

The Latest: White House slams contempt vote for officials

The House voted, 230-198, on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt. The vote is largely symbolic because the Justice Department is ... read more

Deputy attorney general says House should reverse course, calls contempt vote 'a new low'

revoke its action and apologize to the attorney general and that is what they should do,” Mr. Rosen said. The House voted largely along party lines Wednesday to hold the attorney general and Commerce ... read more

Katko, Brindisi vote against holding Barr, Ross in contempt over 2020 Census

“Criminal contempt is a high standard that has not been met," Katko ... After the vote Wednesday, the White House said the action “is ridiculous and yet another lawless attempt to harass the president ... read more

House votes to hold Attorney General William Barr, Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress

sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying "We regret that the Committee continues to recommend the House wield its criminal contempt authority even though we remain willing to work towards an ... read more

Column: Words matter but actions to fight racism matter more

His words are a clear statement of disrespect to countries populated with black and brown people, and an indicator of his contempt for the same groups ... We continue to take action because we believe ... read more

Judge threatens Douglas Co. Coroner with contempt; follows exclusive Bulldog investigations into her office

That organization calling the judge's actions "harassment." A hearing on the contempt charge is set for August 5th. Our reports from 2018 led to an ongoing D.A investigation and rocked county ... read more

House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt over census dispute

It is unclear, however, what practical impact the House contempt vote will have since a US attorney is not likely to take action against the head of their own Justice Department. The latest escalation ... read more

The House just voted to hold two Trump cabinet officials in criminal contempt of Congress

WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress, marking congressional Democrats' most severe ... read more

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