Top Lawmaker Recommends House Hold Attorney General in Contempt – EVOL

Rep. Jim Jordan made the recommendation on May 13.

A top lawmaker in the House of Representatives has recommended the lower chamber hold the U.S. attorney general in contempt of Congress.

Attorney General Merrick Garland should be found in contempt for failing to comply with a congressional subpoena, the recommendation from Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) states.

Mr. Jordan is the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.

The U.S. Department of Justice did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

The department declined to provide the House with audio tapes of President Joe Biden’s interview with special counsel Robert Hur, despite subpoenas being issued for the tapes. The department also refused to hand over recordings of President Biden’s ghostwriter speaking with Mr. Hur, who was appointed by Mr. Garland.Mr. Hur said in his report that President Biden intentionally kept and disclosed classified materials after his vice presidency ended. President Biden repeatedly consulted the documents after leaving office for a book, one of the “strong motivations” to not comply with rules governing retention of materials marked classified, according to the report. But Mr. Hur determined that no criminal charges were appropriate, in part because “the evidence does not establish Mr. Biden’s guilt beyond a



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