Top Democrat Says Barr, Ross ‘Would Rather Be Held in Contempt’

Top Democrat Says Barr, Ross ‘Would Rather Be Held in Contempt’Oversight and Reform Chairman Elijah Cummings, a Democrat from Maryland, announced both men failed to meet a Thursday deadline to hand over the sought-after material. “They produced none of the documents we asked for, they made no counteroffers regarding these documents, and they seem determined to continue the Trump Administration’s cover-up,” Cummings said in a statement. A spokeswoman for the committee said Cummings will be announcing more information concerning his probe of the census issue later on Friday.

 

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