Posted BY: Wyatt | NwoReport

The House Oversight Committee has subpoenaed Smith & Wesson Brands Inc. for information on its AR-15 style firearms sales and marketing after the gunmaker’s chief executive refused to appear before lawmakers last month, it said in a statement.

The panel, led by Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., cited incomplete data and gaps in the company’s metrics in seeking documents from the firearms manufacturer, citing a copy of the letter notifying CEO Mark Smith of the congressional summons.

“This subpoena was made necessary by your unwillingness to voluntarily comply with the committee’s investigation, including your refusal to testify about your company’s troubling business practices … and your refusal to voluntarily produce key information about your company’s sale of assault weapons to civilians,” Maloney wrote in a letter to Smith.

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