A new measure makes changes that increase the power of House committees to pursue enforcement of additional subpoenas.
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Congress’s ability to steer the direction of high-profile investigations has eroded slowly over the past 15 years. But the option of directly fining federal officials—never practiced before—might allow Congress to regain some ground.
How might things play out when a House committee issues a subpoena and, in response, the Trump administration refuses to turn over documents or allow an administration official to testify?