WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the U.S. Home Judiciary Committee stated in a television interview on Monday that his panel will cling the primitive White Home counsel in contempt of Congress for now not testifying.

“The first thing we’re going to will we’re going to cling to cling McGahn in contempt,” Jerrold Nadler, the Home judiciary chairman, told CNN, adding that the corpulent Home would then switch to put into effect the contempt quotation sooner than launching court docket lawsuits.

Don McGahn, the primitive White Home counsel, had been scheduled to testify in front of the committee on Tuesday, nonetheless unhurried on Monday his lawyer stated McGahn would now not seem.

Reporting by Makini Brice and Eric Beech; Bettering by Sandra Maler