House Panel OKs Subpoena Over Family Separations at Border
The Oversight Committee is seeking details on the children separated, location and facility where they were held, details on the parents, information on efforts to restore children to their parents, and whether parents were deported.
- Published 26 February 2019
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee voted Tuesday to subpoena Trump administration officials over family separations at the southern border, the first issued in the new Congress as Democrats have promised to hold the administration aggressively to count. The decision by the Oversight Committee will compel the heads of Justice, Homeland Security and Health and Human Services to deliver documents. The committee’s chairman, Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, has pledged to press the administration…