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Boeing spars with House committee

September 16, 2019

Via: Politico

BOEING SPARS WITH CONGRESS: Already embattled by two crashes and the ongoing grounding of the 737 MAX, Boeing is sparring with lawmakers over the release of information about the aircraft. Our Brianna Gurciullo has the whole story, which revolves around a press release that the House Transportation Committee released last week, making public that lawmakers want to interview several Boeing employees about the MAX certification. Boeing shot back saying it was “deeply disappointed the committee chose to release private correspondence given our extensive cooperation to date.” Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), a former wrestler who’s never afraid get in a rhetorical tussle, said he expects Boeing to “respond in a timely manner to our request and spare the effort on drafting misleading press releases.”

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