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Both chambers of Congress have extensive investigative powers, and may compel the production of evidence or testimony toward whatever end they deem necessary. Members of Congress spend much of their time holding hearings and investigations in committee. Refusal to cooperate with a Congressional subpoena can result in charges of contempt of Congress, which could result in a prison term. ” (White House web site about the Legislative Branch, as of May 15, 2018.)

Read more here: https://archive.li/https://www.whitehouse.gov/about-the-white-house/the-legislative-branch/

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