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House Oversight Committee to vote on authorizing subpoena for Kellyanne Conway

The House Oversight and Reform Committee will vote on whether to authorize a subpoena for White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayGeorge Conway calls for thorough Lincoln Project probe: 'The lying has to stop' Claudia Conway advances on 'American Idol,' parents Kellyanne, George appear The swift death of the media darlings known as the Lincoln Project MORE over a government watchdog’s finding that she violated the Hatch Act.

On Wednesday, the House panel “will hold a hearing to examine the recommendation of the independent Office of Special Counsel (OSC) that President TrumpDonald TrumpRomney: 'Pretty sure' Trump would win 2024 GOP nomination if he ran for president Pence huddles with senior members of Republican Study Committee Trump says 'no doubt' Tiger Woods will be back after accident MORE remove Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway from federal service, as well as reports by OSC about Ms. Conway and other Trump Administration appointees,” the committee said in a memo.

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“The Committee also will hold a business meeting to consider a subpoena in the event that Ms. Conway does not appear,” the committee added in the memo.

Conway and Henry J. Kerner of the OSC are both invited to testify before the committee.

The meeting will follow a letter Chairman Elijah CummingsElijah Eugene CummingsHouse Democrats reintroduce bill to reduce lobbyist influence Trump voters and progressives have a lot in common — and Biden can unite them We must act on lowering cost of prescription drugs MORE (D-Md.) sent Conway on June 13 asking her to address the OSC’s finding that she violated the law and confirm her attendance by 5 p.m. last Monday. Neither Conway nor the White House responded.

The 17-page OSC report, issued last week, found Conway violated the Hatch Act "by disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media."

President Trump has said he will not fire or discipline Conway over the finding. The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Hill.