By Jonathan Easley - 11/13/13 11:34 AM EST
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 Issa (R-Calif.).
Issa and Chief Technology Officer Todd Park appeared to share a laugh as they greeted one another ahead of the hearing.
As Wednesday's hearing began, Rep. Elijah Cummings (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.