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twenty two yes fifteen now weeks after the house oversight committee fired off a subpoena to the former White House chief of security committee chairman Alisa Cummings on Tuesday city would move to hold that official Carl Klein in contempt of Congress this after Klein failed to appear before the committee Tuesday to answer allegations the White House of issue to the proper security clearances to members of president Donald Trump staff the White House inform the panel Klein would define the subpoena in a statement coming said the American people want transparency and accountability from this administration but we can't provide that if we don't have the information we need the oversight panel has been investigating security at the White House after a whistle blower said certain trump advisers had been granted top secret clearance over the strong objections of career officials reportedly at trump's insistence among those giving clearances trump's daughter Ivanka and his son in law Jared Kushner who's sensitive assignments include trump's efforts to craft a Mideast peace plan coming says he'll consult with this committee to schedule a vote on the contempt arch , a serious offense that can carry jail time Tuesday's new escalates the recent tension between the White House and Congress and comes a day after trump filed a lawsuit to block another subpoena from Cummings who is also seeking access to the financial records of trump's real estate empire