Pelosi says Barr should be held in contempt of Congress

Pelosi says Barr should be held in contempt of Congress
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Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiHouse passes bill aimed at bolstering Holocaust education Hillicon Valley — Presented by Philip Morris International — NFL social media accounts hacked | Dem questions border chief over controversial Facebook group | Clinton says Zuckerberg has 'authoritarian' views Meadows: Republicans who break with Trump could face political repercussions MORE (D-Calif.) said Wednesday that Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrBolton told Barr he was concerned Trump did favors for autocrats: report DOJ says surveillance of Trump campaign adviser Page lacked evidence Senators press DHS over visa approval for Pensacola naval base shooter MORE should be held in contempt of Congress.

“Yes, I think that the attorney general should be held in contempt,” she said at a Washington Post event.

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She also said impeaching the attorney general is not "off the table." 

The House Judiciary Committee is voting later Wednesday on whether to hold Barr in contempt after he did not meet the committee’s demands for the unredacted report from special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerSchiff: Trump acquittal in Senate trial would not signal a 'failure' Jeffries blasts Trump for attack on Thunberg at impeachment hearing Live coverage: House Judiciary to vote on impeachment after surprise delay MORE along with its underlying evidence.

The Justice Department late Tuesday threatened to invoke executive privilege to keep the redacted portions of the report from Congress.

— Updated at 9:30 a.m.