House GOP jump-starts push to hold Garland in contempt of Congress

The House will move forward this week with a resolution to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress, escalating a feud with the Justice Department days after a Manhattan jury found former President Donald Trump guilty of falsifying business records.

House Republicans are set to consider the resolution, which would refer Garland for criminal prosecution to the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, in the Rules Committee on Tuesday, nearly a month after it advanced to the House floor. A vote by the full House would then be held as soon as Wednesday.

The vote to hold Garland in contempt comes after the top Justice Department official rejected a subpoena from House Republicans to provide access to audio recordings of President Joe Biden’s interview with former special counsel Robert Hur. The committee subpoenaed Garland
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