The SPEAKER pro tempore laid before the House the following communication from the Honorable Fred Upton, Member of Congress:
CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES,
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,
January 28, 2015.
Hon. JOHN A. BOEHNER,
The Speaker, House of Representatives,
DEAR MR. SPEAKER: This is to notify you formally, pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, that I have been served with a third-party subpoena for documents issued by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana in connection with United States v. Rainey, a matter currently pending before that court.
After consultation with the Office of General Counsel, I will determine whether compliance with the subpoena is consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.
Member of Congress.
See related documents: United States v. Rainey https://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions%5Cpub%5C13/13-30770-CR0.pdf
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Note: Fred Upton is Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.