House Votes To Hold Garland In Contempt

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 16: U.S. President Joe Biden (L) and Attorney General Merrick Garland walk into the East Room for the Public Safety Officer Medals of Valor ceremony at the White House on May 16, 2022 in Washington, DC. The medals are given for “extraordinary valor above and beyond the call of duty.” (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The GOP-led House voted to pass a resolution holding Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress on Wednesday.

The vote to advance the measure earlier in the day was 208-207.

The final vote was 216–207 to pass the resolution.