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House Committee Recommends Holding Ex-DOJ Official with Ties to Midstate GOP Rep. in Contempt


A U.S. House committee investigating the January 6th attack on the Capitol is recommending a former Justice Department lawyer be held in contempt of Congress. WITF's Sam Dunklau has more on why that lawyer, who has ties to midstate Republican Congressman Scott Perry, won't be prosecuted yet.

Read the full story at: https://www.witf.org/2021/12/02/jan-6-panel-votes-to-refer-ex-doj-official-jeffrey-clark-for-contempt-of-congress/

(Original air-date: 12/5/21)

Sam Dunklau is the Capitol Bureau Chief for WITF. He previously covered Illinois state government for NPR member station WUIS in Springfield, IL.