Riot Panel Votes To Hold Jeffrey Clark In Contempt

CNN reports:

The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol unanimously voted Wednesday night to approve the report to hold former DOJ official Jeffrey Clark in contempt of Congress for defying his subpoena by refusing to answer questions during a recent deposition and failing to hand over documents to the panel.

Passing the criminal contempt report on Clark out of committee sets up a key floor vote in the House, which could come as soon as this week. Following passage in the chamber, it would get referred to the Justice Department, which would then have to decide whether to prosecute.

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