The House Oversight Committee voted Wednesday to subpoena White House counselor Kellyanne Conway for testimony over her alleged Hatch Act violations after she refused to provide it. In a 25-16 vote, the panel voted to subpoena Conway, as Democrats had threatened to do should Conway skip its hearing. The Office of Special Counsel recommended Conway be fired for "repeatedly" violating the Hatch Act, which limits the political speech White House officials can engage in as part of their official duties. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.), who has advocated for the impeachment of President Trump, voted with Democrats to authorize the subpoena. The White House had directed Conway not to testify before the House panel. Conway has contended she never violated the Hatch Act.

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