House Oversight schedules Thursday vote to hold Kellyanne Conway in contempt

The House Oversight and Reform Committee on Monday officially scheduled a vote for later in the week to hold White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayTrump health chief: Officials actively 'working on' ObamaCare replacement plan Campaign aide: Trump asking questions shared by 'millions of Americans' with Epstein conspiracy theory Former acting solicitor general: 'Literally unfathomable' that Trump would retweet conspiracy theory about Epstein death MORE in contempt of Congress after she failed to comply with a subpoena to testify about her repeated Hatch Act violations.

The panel will hold a business meeting on Thursday, at which time lawmakers will vote on whether to hold Conway in contempt. The move comes amid an ongoing battle between Democrats and the White House over compliance with congressional oversight investigations.

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The committee sought Conway's testimony at two separate hearings in recent weeks about her violations of the Hatch Act, which bars White House employees from speaking about elections in their official capacity.

After Conway did not appear voluntarily for testimony last month, the committee voted almost entirely along party lines to subpoena her. She did not comply with the subpoena, with the White House asserting she was immune from testifying.

Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah CummingsElijah Eugene CummingsCan the Democrats unseat Trump? Democrats slam alleged politicization of Trump State Department after IG report Senior Trump officials accused of harassing, retaliating against career State Dept. employees MORE (D-Md.) said at the time he would vote to hold Conway in contempt if she did not testify by July 25.

The committee has sought Conway's testimony since the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) found she violated the Hatch Act multiple times and showed disregard for her actions.

The OSC recommended President TrumpDonald John TrumpO'Rourke: Trump driving global, U.S. economy into recession Manchin: Trump has 'golden opportunity' on gun reforms Objections to Trump's new immigration rule wildly exaggerated MORE fire Conway, but he has said he will not discipline his longtime aide.

The committee voted last month to hold Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrAttorney General Barr's license to kill Medical examiner confirms Epstein death by suicide Justice Dept. says Mueller report has been downloaded 800 million times MORE and Commerce Secretary Wilbur RossWilbur Louis RossWaPo calls Trump admin 'another threat' to endangered species Recession fears surge as stock markets plunge The Hill's Morning Report - Trump moves green cards, citizenship away from poor, low-skilled MORE in contempt for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas.

The panel will also vote at Thursday's meeting to authorize Cummings to subpoena records in the committee's investigation into the use of personal emails by White House staffers for official business.

The White House has not produced any requested documents in the probe, Cummings said.