House Panel Backs Subpoena for White House Counselor Conway

The U.S. Office of Special Counsel said that Conway had been a "repeat offender" of the federal Hatch Act.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Oversight Committee approved a subpoena Wednesday to force White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before the panel as it looks into allegations that she repeatedly violated a federal law that limits political activity by government workers. Conway did not show up at a hearing Wednesday, after the White House said Monday it would not allow her to appear. The Democratic-led panel voted 25-16 to issue a subpoena. Rep. Elijah…

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