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House Committee to Hold Contempt Vote Over 2020 U.S. Census

The House Oversight Committee will hold a contempt vote Wednesday targeting Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize the 2020 U.S. Census. 

“Both Secretary Ross and Attorney General Barr are refusing to comply with duly authorized subpoenas from Congress,” the committee’s chairman, Democratic Representative Elijah Cummings, said on Monday in a statement announcing the vote. 

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