House Judiciary to begin contempt proceedings against Bill Barr this week
The House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that it plans to begin contempt proceedings against Attorney General Bill Barr on Wednesday after he failed to produce a full, unredacted copy of the Mueller report to the committee.
The big picture: Barr had until 9 a.m. on Monday morning to comply with a subpoena from the committee. In announcing the decision, House Judiciary Chair Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) said, "The Attorney General’s failure to comply with our subpoena, after extensive accommodation efforts, leaves us no choice but to initiate contempt proceedings in order to enforce the subpoena and access the full, unredacted report."
Read the markup for the contempt proceedings: