April 20, 2024



Blinken facing criminal contempt threat over documents related to Afghan withdrawal

The Washington Times

 The Washington Times  Monday, May 15, 2023


A House committee will vote as soon as next week to hold Secretary of State Antony Blinken in criminal contempt of Congress for refusing to turn over documents related to the Biden administration’s abrupt U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan nearly two years ago. 

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul confirmed a May 24 contempt vote to The Washington Times and said it would be canceled if Mr. Blinken strikes an agreement this week to turn over the documents or otherwise provide an acceptable accommodation to the committee. 

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