1. Barr prepared to ask Trump to invoke executive privilege over census fight if House committee proceeds with contempt vote, Justice Dept. says  CNN
  2. House votes on whether to hold Barr, Ross in contempt  Washington Post
  3. Dem committees win new powers to investigate Trump | TheHill  The Hill
  4. The House is doing its job. Now the courts must do theirs.  The Washington Post
  5. Bill Barr's brazen new dodge: He hopes to blackmail Congress over census info  Salon
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"Both Secretary Ross and Attorney General Barr are refusing to comply with duly authorized subpoenas from Congress," said Rep. Elijah Cummings."Both Secretary Ross and Attorney General Barr are refusing to comply with duly authorized subpoenas from Congress," said Rep. Elijah Cummings.

William Barr, Wilbur Ross face contempt votes on Wednesday - National | Globalnews.ca

The attorney general indicated that he plans to ask President Trump to assert executive privilege.The attorney general indicated that he plans to ask President Trump to assert executive privilege.

Justice Dept. to Congress: Back off contempt process, or Barr will ask Trump to shield census documents - The Washington Post

“BREAKING: Trump has asserted executive privilege over Census documents as the Oversight Committee prepares to hold BARR and Wilbur Ross in contempt, DOJ says.”

Kyle Cheney on Twitter: "BREAKING: Trump has asserted executive privilege over Census documents as the Oversight Committee prepares to hold BARR and Wilbur Ross in contempt, DOJ says."

“NEW: House Oversight postponing vote on contempt for Barr/Ross until this afternoon so members can read over the DOJ letter to Cummings saying Trump asserting executive privilege over docs”

Alex Moe on Twitter: "NEW: House Oversight postponing vote on contempt for Barr/Ross until this afternoon so members can read over the DOJ letter to Cummings saying Trump asserting executive privilege over docs"

“President Trump asserted executive privilege on 2020 census documents as a House committee considers holding Atty. Gen. William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for not sharing them. Vote posted until this afternoon. https://t.co/Y6M70Nd0SV”

Jennifer Haberkorn on Twitter: "President Trump asserted executive privilege on 2020 census documents as a House committee considers holding Atty. Gen. William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for not sharing them. Vote posted until this afternoon. https://t.co/Y6M70Nd0SV"

“On the eve of a House Oversight contempt vote for AG Barr and Commerce Sec. Ross re: request for census docs and testimony, DOJ says the AG is "compelled" to ask Trump to invoke executive privilege for docs DOJ contends are privileged https://t.co/m4HJtLUsN8”

Zoe Tillman on Twitter: "On the eve of a House Oversight contempt vote for AG Barr and Commerce Sec. Ross re: request for census docs and testimony, DOJ says the AG is "compelled" to ask Trump to invoke executive privilege for docs DOJ contends are privileged https://t.co/m4HJtLUsN8… https://t.co/Fhq8NCDYC4"

The House voted Tuesday to hasten approval of lawsuits from multiple committees to enforce subpoenas against President Donald Trump's administrationThe House voted Tuesday to hasten approval of lawsuits from multiple committees to enforce subpoenas against President Donald Trump's administration

House seeks easier approval of lawsuits against Trump administration

Barr says he may withhold information on the census dispute unless House Democrats back off contempt chargesBarr says he may withhold information on the census dispute unless House Democrats back off contempt charges

Bill Barr's brazen new dodge: He hopes to blackmail Congress over census info | Salon.com

The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy congressional subpoenas, beginning with former White House Counsel Don McGahn, who is expected to face swift action. In an escalation of wide-ranging probesThe Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy congressional subpoenas, beginning with former White House Counsel Don McGahn, who is expected to face swift action. In an escalation of wide-ranging probes

House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas

AG Barr is advising President Trump to "assert executive privilege" protect documents related to the administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.AG Barr is advising President Trump to "assert executive privilege" protect documents related to the administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

Barr Advises Trump To Invoke Executive Privilege As Cummings Plans Contempt Vote - Sara A. Carter

AG Barr is advising President Trump to "assert executive privilege" protect documents related to the administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.AG Barr is advising President Trump to "assert executive privilege" protect documents related to the administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

Barr Advises Trump To Invoke Executive Privilege As Cummings Plans Contempt Vote – Sara A. Carter

President Trump exerted executive privilege over census documents requested by House Democrats from Attorney General William Barr, who refused to hand them over.President Trump exerted executive privilege over census documents requested by House Democrats from Attorney General William Barr, who refused to hand them over.

Trump exerts executive privilege over census documents to shield AG Bill Barr | Daily Mail Online

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Barr says he may withhold information on the census dispute unless House Democrats back off contempt charges.

Bill Barr’s brazen new dodge: He’s trying to blackmail Congress over census info – Alternet.org

The chamber sidestepped what might have been an even uglier showdown with the executive branch but opened the door to years of litigation over Russia, taxes, security clearances and more.The chamber sidestepped what might have been an even uglier showdown with the executive branch but opened the door to years of litigation over Russia, taxes, security clearances and more.

House Passes Contempt Resolution To Pursue Lawsuits In Trump Inquiries : NPR

The House voted Tuesday to grant new legal powers to a key committee investigating the Trump administration, handing Democrats another tool in their battle to bore deeper into Robert Mueller's report on Russia's election meddling and potential oThe House voted Tuesday to grant new legal powers to a key committee investigating the Trump administration, handing Democrats another tool in their battle to bore deeper into Robert Mueller's report

Dem committees win new powers to investigate Trump | TheHill