House Republicans plan to push for a formal vote to have a congressional committee subpoena documents dealing with a VIP mortgage loan program of the former Countrywide Financial Corp.

Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., plans to request the vote on Thursday at a meeting of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, according to a spokesman. Panel Democrats have so far opposed holding a committee vote to formally subpoena the documents from Bank of America Corp., which bought Countrywide last year.

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