Recent events have set the House of Representatives and the Executive Branch against one another. Does the constitution say who should come out on top?. Since last week, Congress has been keeping busy. Attorney General William Barr refused to appear again before the House Judiciary Committee. The House then voted to hold Barr in contempt. The President then appeared to retaliate. He exercised executive privilege in an attempt to keep the unredacted Mueller report out of Representatives’ hands, setting off yet another round of political outcry.