House Foreign Affair Announces Markup on Holding Secretary Blinken in Contempt of Congress (Postponed)

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Update: Secretary of State Antony Blinken has agreed to cooperate with House Republicans after threats of being held in contempt of Congress. A spokesperson for the committee confirmed that the committee postponed the contempt vote, and they expected to start receiving information from the State Department as soon as the same day, March 7.

The House Foreign Affair Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) announces a markup holding Secretary of State Antony Blinken in contempt of Congress at 10 a.m. ET on March 7. The effort is related to the August 2021 U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.

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