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Grijalva Threatens to Subpoena BLM Headquarter Move Documents

March 10, 2020, 8:16 PM

Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) on Tuesday told Bureau of Land Management acting director William Perry Pendley that the administration’s refusal to produce documents about the BLM’s headquarters move West may soon result in a subpoena.

The Interior Department has produced reams of documents unrelated to the House Natural Resources Committee’s requests for information about the move, Grijalva told Pendley during a House Natural Resources subcommittee hearing.

“I think the subpoena is not only appropriate, it’s necessary because we’re not getting any real answers,” Grijalva said.

Pendley responded that Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has a standing invitation to brief the committee,...

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