As Twitchy reported, the House Oversight Committee, chaired by Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), convened Sept. 13 to examine the preservation of State Department federal records under Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

In attendance were Platte River Networks technicians Bill Thornton and Paul Combetta, who is believed to be the person in the FBI’s notes who claimed to have had the “oh sh*t!” moment when he realized he’d deleted Hillary Clinton’s email archive — and then “accidentally” wiped the drive using the software BleachBit to render it unrecoverable.

Not in attendance was Clinton’s IT aide Bryan Pagliano, who ignored a subpoena to appear. The committee continued its meeting Thursday, again without the pleasure of Pagliano’s company.

The committee voted 19‑15 Thursday to send a resolution to the full House of Representatives to hold him in contempt of Congress.

The GOP didn’t hesitate to make a big deal of the vote.

Another vocal critic of Pagliano was Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.).

As for the Democrats, not a single one on the committee joined Republicans in the contempt vote. Rep. Elijah Cummings, ranking Democrat on the committee, again suggested an election year photo-op was the only reason the committee was still discussing Clinton’s emails.

So holding Pagliano in contempt for twice defying subpoenas to appear before the House Oversight Committee is the “unethical” part of the whole Clinton email saga?

Where is Pagliano, anyway?

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Update:

Here’s some must-see video of Trey Gowdy laying down the rules.