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Travis Scott may have put his upcoming album title Utopia back in his Instagram bio signaling he’s headed back to work, that doesn’t mean that authorities and the public are done with him. With about a dozen deaths and now¬† billions in lawsuits against him, Drake, LiveNation, etc., Congress has now gotten involved. The House Committee on Oversight and Reform is requesting that the promoter of the event, Live Nation now release all information about the event that lead up to these deaths.

The effort is being lead by Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform and Rep. James Comer, the Ranking Member, both of which are trying to figure out how an event involving tens of thousands of peopel could have gone so horribly wrong.

The open letter reads, “Recent reports raise serious concerns about whether your company took adequate steps to ensure the safety of the 50,000 concertgoers who attended Astroworld Festival.”

Travis Scott Congressional Letter

They add, “For instance, reports indicate that security and medical staff were inexperienced or ill-equipped to deal with mass injuries. Some attendees stated that the placement of barricades made it difficult to escape. Experts have stated that Astroworld Festival organizers failed to heed warning signs.”

The House also revealed the disturbing information of how event staff were told the event was considered a mass casualty with multiple people going down and they chose to keep it going anyway for several more minutes. They’re requesting a response from Live Nation no later than January 7th and a briefing completed by the 12th.

And for those who think this is overboard, this cannot be the expected norm where at any given moment tens of thousands of people can be subject to stampedes, mass injuries and death. So it is completely understandable that Congress would be involved.