Attorney General William Barr will not show up to a House Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday, according to a committee aide.
The hearing, which was set to examine Barr’s handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, would have included an extra hour to allow committee lawyers to question the attorney general. The Justice Department has argued it would be inappropriate for staffers to participate in the questioning.
The move heightens the clash between the Trump administration and House Democrats, who threatened this week to subpoena Barr.
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