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House intel panel chairman subpoenas Barr for Mueller probe documents

FILE PHOTO - Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff (D-CA) arrives for a closed hearing with Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney of U.S. President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 28, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Wednesday he had subpoenaed Attorney General William Barr for documents related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe.

In a statement, Schiff said the Justice Department had failed to respond to the committee’s request for the materials and he had set a May 15 deadline for Barr to comply with the subpoena.

Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by David Alexander

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