“We will do what’s necessary to find out if it’s true," Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., the chairman of the House Intelligence committee said.
A draft plan obtained by NBC News also shows officials wanted to specifically target parents in migrant families for increased prosecutions.
“People may die unnecessarily because [NTSB investigators] are unable to carry out their duties,” said Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., chairman of the House Transportation Committee.
Hundreds of thousands of federal employees are going without paychecks as the government shutdown continues. As expenses mount, some workers are going to extremes to support themselves and their families.