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Mike Johnson wants to take Merrick Garland contempt case to court

Posted on AllSides June 15th, 2024
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Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) is calling for the House of Representatives to take its contempt of Congress case against Attorney General Merrick Garland to court after the Department of Justice said it would not pursue charges. 

Johnson will be “certifying the contempt records to the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia,” according to CNN, while moving to “enforce the subpoena of Attorney General Garland in federal court.”

“It is sadly predictable that the Biden administration’s Justice Department will not prosecute Garland for defying congressional subpoenas even though the department aggressively prosecuted Steve Bannon and Peter Navarro...

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