House Oversight Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney said DeJoy is withholding documents and will subpoena him by Wednesday if he doesn’t turn them over.
I’m concerned we didn’t receive this information. I have to say, Mr. Dejoy, we sent our letter two days after you received this briefing and this document. It must have been fresh on your mind. There’s absolutely no excuse for concealing it and withholding this information from the committee or from your testimony before the Senate when you were expressly asked questions about the information in the document.
Unfortunately, this committee received it from someone else. So, Mr. Dejoy, you’re withholding information from us, concealing documents, and downplaying the damage that you’re causing. So let me close with this, this committee expects a full and complete production of all the documents we requested no later than this coming Wednesday. And if you continue to withhold information or otherwise fail to comply, you can expect a subpoena.
Oversight Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney says DeJoy is withholding documents from Congress and will subpoena him by Wednesday if he does not comply. pic.twitter.com/KzzqYY6WY7
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) August 24, 2020
The difference between the House and Senate hearings with DeJoy has been night and day. In the Senate, Republicans rushed through the hearing with DeJoy in a couple of hours and dismissed concerns about mail slowdowns and USPS sabotage as conspiracy theories.
Democrats are dropping the hammer, and the pressure on DeJoy isn’t going to end after one hearing.
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Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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