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House transportation committee chairman threatens to subpoena Boeing, FAA communication


Added 03-13-19 09:57:02pm EST - “The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee says that his panel will serve Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with subpoenas if necessary to obtain documents related to the certification…” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “House transportation committee chairman threatens to subpoena Boeing, FAA communication”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee says that his panel will serve Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with subpoenas if necessary to obtain documents related to the certification of Boeing's 737 Max 8 aircraft, which the U.S. and other countries have ordered grounded.

Rep. Peter DeFazioPeter Anthony DeFazioOn The Money: Mnuchin urges Congress to raise debt limit 'as soon as possible' | NY officials subpoena Trump Org's longtime insurer | Dems offer bill to tax financial transactions Dems offer legislation to tax financial transactions Lobbying World MORE (D-Ore.) told The New York Times that the aircraft's second fatal crash in six months, which occurred on Sunday in Ethiopia shortly after a jet owned by Ethiopian Airlines took off, warranted a congressional investigation.

Sunday's accident is believed to have killed more than 150 people, including crew members and passengers, while a separate incident last year in Indonesia killed 189 people.

“This warrants vigorous investigation,” DeFazio told the Times. “We’re going to get anything in writing there is to get.”

President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew York Gov. Cuomo calls for FAA to ground Boeing 737 Max Pentagon signs directive to implement transgender military ban DeVos moves to allow religious groups to provide federally-funded services to private schools MORE joined officials in every country out of which the 737 Max jets currently fly to order the aircraft grounded on Wednesday, though the Trump administration's reluctance to issue the order led to the U.S. being the last country on the list to order the flights grounded.

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