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Arizona Congressional Members On Judiciary Committee Split On Mueller Report

It was a split along party lines Wednesday as the Congressional House Judiciary Committee voted to allow subpoenaing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s full report without redactions.

Of the 41 seats on the Democratic-controlled committee, three are from Arizona: Greg Stanton, Debbie Lesko and Andy Biggs.

Stanton, Arizona’s sole freshman and Democrat among the three, voted in favor of authorizing subpoenas for the full report.

“The American people have the right to see the entire Mueller report,” he said. “The American people paid for that report and transparency is incredibly important.”

As a whole, Republicans voted against granting subpoena power. Lesko among them called it a distraction designed to undermine the president.

She told members before the vote was taken, “the public really wants us to work on big issues together, and I ask my Democratic colleagues to do that and quit this circus.”

Democrats overruled Republican members giving their Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler permission to subpoena Mueller’s unredacted report and all evidence collected in the nearly two year investigation.

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Holliday Moore is a native Arizonan and veteran journalist who joined KJZZ’s news team in January 2017.Moore graduated from Arizona State University after double majoring in mass communications and marketing/management. She spent her first two decades reporting for television news, beginning in small markets and working up to congressional correspondent in Washington, D.C., for a political news service.Family commitments in Arizona brought her back to the Southwest, where she covered legislative and court beats for Albuquerque’s KRQE-TV and the infamous Four Corner Manhunt as KREZ-TV’s managing editor.Back home in Phoenix, she developed ABC15’s “Democracy Project,” now instituted at all Scripps’ news stations nationwide. Her work garnered “Best Practices” recognition by the Poynter Institute and the prestigious Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism.Her television reports, from sports to cultural issues, earned her multiple Emmy and Associated Press nominations, including a Rocky Mountain Emmy for her Hopi Partition Land Act coverage.As she started a family, Moore started her own media production agency, producing magazine-style travel stories for the Emmy-winning Arizona Highways Television show while working part time for a Valley radio station. She is convinced radio is where visual, sound, and print are merging through deeper storytelling. In her relatively short time with radio network affiliates, she has won four Edward R. Murrow Awards and multiple nominations from other professional news societies.Moore now teaches advanced broadcast writing to the next generation of reporters at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, where a high percentage have gone on to receive national awards for their work in her class. She enjoys being back home near childhood friends and sharing the beautiful Arizona desert with her husband and young son.