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‘Winter is coming’: Companies brace for flurry of investigations

October 22, 2018, Politico

Rob Kelner is quoted in Politico regarding the potential impact of a Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives in 2019 on congressional investigations. Mr. Kelner said Covington has tracked public statements in which lawmakers criticized companies and every letter sent from members of Congress to corporations over the past two years. He said the firm has sent industry-specific memos to clients analyzing which lines of inquiry congressional committees are likely to pursue in 2019 should Democrats win.

 

He says, “It’s probably well over 100 letters,” referring to the congressional letters sent to companies. “The possible change in control of the House means many of those letters could be acted upon."

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