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House Judiciary Committee Holds William Barr in Contempt of Congress

The House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to hand over special counsel Robert Mueller’s unredacted report and its underlying evidence. The House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to hold Barr in contempt, with 24 lawmakers voting in favor of and 16 against the motion. Democrats strongly voted for the motion and Republicans vehemently objected. The motion to hold Barr in contempt will move to the House floor later this month, where House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) signaled this week she…

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Rep. Matt Gaetz Questions Why The Atlantic Has Not Retracted False Tweet

Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz questioned Sunday why an Atlantic reporter has not yet retracted a tweet about him despite it being debunked by a Politico reporter and an on-record statement by the Florida Governor. Rep. Matt Gaetz tweeted: “How has @TheAtlantic not demanded retraction of this tweet from its reporter?1 – it didn’t happen2 – no sourcing2 – contradicted on-record by me & @GovRonDeSantis, confirmed by @MarcACaputo3 – contradicted by phone records reported by @anaceballos_ #FakeNews @HowardKurtz” How has @TheAtlantic not demanded retraction of this tweet from its reporter?1…

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GOP Rep. Gaetz Doubles Down on Cohen Tweet in House Floor Speech: ‘Does He Lie to His Own Family?’

In a speech given on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) doubled down on his tweet aimed at former Trump attorney Michael Cohen, who was convicted on numerous counts last year, one of which involved lying to Congress. Gaetz asked if Cohen’s wife and father-in-law knew about his girlfriends. Cohen is set to testify before a congressional committee on Wednesday. Hey @MichaelCohen212 – Do your wife & father-in-law know about your girlfriends? Maybe tonight would be a good time for that chat. I wonder…

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