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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 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 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 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.) 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 TrumpBiden to hold virtual bilateral meeting with Mexican president More than 300 charged in connection to Capitol riot Trump Jr.: There are 'plenty' of GOP incumbents who should be challenged MORE fire Conway, but he has said he will not discipline his longtime aide.

The committee voted last month to hold Attorney General William BarrBill BarrMajority of Republicans say 2020 election was invalid: poll Biden administration withdraws from Connecticut transgender athlete case Justice Department renews investigation into George Floyd's death: report MORE and Commerce Secretary Wilbur RossWilbur Louis RossFormer Trump officials find tough job market On The Money: Retail sales drop in latest sign of weakening economy | Fast-food workers strike for minimum wage | US officials raise concerns over Mexico's handling of energy permits US officials raise concerns over Mexico's handling of energy permits 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.