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in an escalating standoff between Democrats into the trump administration the house Judiciary Committee will vote Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress the committee had demanded bar provide a full unredacted version of special counsel Robert Muller is report on Russian interference by nine AM Monday morning but when that deadline came and passed to the Democrats took the first steps toward showing bar there may be consequences issuing a report Monday that cited the Attorney General for contempt Attorney General Barr has informed us that he will not appear today democratic lawmakers were already fuming when bar last week refused to testify before a house hearing many Democrats accuse bar of misleading Congress and to the public on the findings of the mother probe last week house speaker Nancy Pelosi said the AG lied to lawmakers about his communications with Mahler he lied to Congress he lied to Congress and everybody else did that would be considered a crime Republican lawmakers rally to bars defense Attorney General Barr has been very transparent , if you read the mall the report the first volume ninety percent of all that is to the public ninety eight percent is available in the second , volume , there's no collusion and I believe it's time for our country to move forward if the Judiciary Committee decides to hold bar in contempt on Wednesday then the matter goes to the full house of representatives for a vote by his reluctance to comply with a subpoena for the unredacted report comes as president trump has promised to resist all subpoenas from Democrats who are investigating the president on several fronts setting of a possible showdown over Congress's constitutional power to oversee the executive branch