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 Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiTrump rips Dems' demands, impeachment talk: 'Witch Hunt continues!' The Hill's Morning Report - Pelosi remains firm despite new impeachment push The Memo: Trump allies see impeachment push backfiring on Democrats MORE (D-Calif.) said Wednesday that Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrThe Memo: Trump allies see impeachment push backfiring on Democrats Democrats sense new momentum in Trump tax return fight Democrats talk subpoena for Mueller 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 MuellerHouse progressive: Pelosi 'has it right' on impeachment Democrats talk subpoena for Mueller Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna: 'I'm not there yet' on impeachment 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.