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Trump rips Democrats for contempt vote: "Republicans will remember"



President Trump Donald John TrumpHouse panel OKs space military branch Harris calls Trump 'a national security threat' after he says he'd take information from foreign power Harris calls Trump 'a national security threat' after he says he ' William Barr William Pelham BarrACLU asks Supreme Court to send census case back to lower court over new evidence ACLU asks Supreme Court to send census case back to lower court over new evidence DOJ to interview CIA officers on Russian interference conclusions: Report MORE and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Wilbur Louis RossACLU asks Supreme Court to send census case back to lower court over new evidence ACLU asks Supreme Court to send census case back to lower court over new evidence Amash breaks with GOP in Bar r, Ross contempt vote MORE

"Unrelated to Russia, Russia, Russia (although the Radical Left does not use the name Russia anymore since the issue of the Mueller Report), House Committee now plays the seldom used 'Contempt' card on our great AG & Sec. of Commerce – this time on the Census, "said, that Democrats are playing a lot more than the Republicans when they had the House Majority." "Republicans will remember!" he added.

Trump in a subsequent tweet said Democrats are getting "NO work done on Drug Pricing, Infrastructure & many other things."

The House Oversight and Reform Committee late Wednesday voted along line lines to hold Barr and Ross contempt for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas for documents tied to the Trump administration's addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census

The high-stakes vote took place just hours after the Justice and Commerce departments announced that Trump had asserted executive privilege over the subpoenaed documents.

The vote, which came One day after the House voted to empower committee chairmen with more legal authority to enforce their subpoena, further investigating the battle between the Trump administration and House Democrats investigating the president.

House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings [19659017] Elijah Eugene CummingsACLU asks Supreme Court to send census case back to lower court on new evidence ACLU asks Supreme Court to send census case back to lower court over new evidence House panel advances bill to create cybersecurity standards for government IT devices MORE (D-Md.) told reporters after the vote that it was "one of the more sadder days" of his career in Congress.


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