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House committee may subpoena Ashcroft.

By Amanda Terkel on February 23, 2008 at 4:24 pm

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Both former attorney general John Ashcroft and New Jersey U.S. attorney Chris Christie have refused to testify before the House Judiciary subcommittee about a lucrative federal monitoring contact Christie awarded Ashcroft. Yesterday, however, the committee revealed that it has scheduled a hearing on Feb. 26 to vote on a motion to subpoena Ashcroft.

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