‘Makes Nixon look like an Eagle Scout’ — House debates resolution to subpoena Barr and McGahn

Rep. Jim McGovern reads the Mueller report in the Capitol as part of the House Democrats' effort to read its entirety on Thursday, May 16, 2019. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

The House agreed, 229-191, to a resolution that would allow the House Judiciary Committee to sue the Trump administration over ignored subpoenas relating to the Mueller report and compel Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn to comply.

“[President Donald Trump’s] words make Richard Nixon look like an Eagle Scout," said Rep. Jim McGovern during the House floor debate leading up to the vote.

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