Republicans to Hold Garland in Contempt Over Audio of Biden's Poor Memory

By Mike Fishmore | May 7, 2024

Led by Republicans

The House Judiciary Committee is moving towards holding Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress for his refusal to provide audio recordings of President Joe Biden's interview with the special counsel investigating his handling of classified documents. 

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The committee, led by Republicans, is set to convene a meeting to discuss a contempt report and conduct a vote on May 16. 

Significant escalation

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This decision represents a significant escalation in their ongoing efforts to obtain the recordings of Biden's interview conducted by former special counsel Robert Hur last October.