WH complies with ObamaCare subpoena

The White House sent the administration’s chief technology officer to testify Wednesday before the House Oversight Committee on the botched ObamaCare rollout, complying with a subpoena issued by Chairman Darrell IssaDarrell Edward IssaThe Hill's 12:30 Report On The Money: New York AG sues to dissolve Trump Foundation | Issa tamps down rumors of consumer agency nomination | Bank regulator faces backlash over comments on racism | Cohn contradicts Trump on trade Issa tamps down rumors of consumer bureau nomination MORE (R-Calif.).

Issa and Chief Technology Officer Todd Park appeared to share a laugh as they greeted one another ahead of the hearing.

As late as Tuesday, the White House had declined to say whether Park would appear with other witnesses. Park’s subpoena has sparked intense political fighting between Democrats and Republicans.

As Wednesday's hearing began, Rep. Elijah CummingsElijah Eugene CummingsTop House Dem claims Judiciary chairman's DOJ, FBI subpoena is invalid Republicans tear into IG finding on Clinton probe Cummings slams family separations: 'We will not keep kids in child internment camps' MORE (Md.), the ranking Democrat on the panel, thundered that Issa had “crossed the line” with the subpoena.

“I believe you owe Mr. Park an apology, not a subpoena,” Cummings said.

Early in the hearing, Cummings seethed at Issa, who on numerous occasions said he was sending Park back to the minority party so he could be allowed to “rehabilitate” his image.

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