Skip to comments.Time for Congress to reopen its own jail? (2007)
Posted on 04/09/2014 10:56:47 AM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto
It seems that the House Judiciary Committee is considering seeking the help of the Justice Department to enforce contempt citations against Bush Administration officials such as Joshua Bolton who refuse to respond to Congressional inquiries into alleged White House wrongdoing. That would be a mistake.
Such a strategy leaves Congress beholden to hostile Executive branch officials to enforce its prerogatives on exactly the type of charges that the administration said this week it would not allow officials to pursue. The strategy would also allow President Bush to pardons his underlings should they ever be indicted and convicted.
Yet under historic and undisturbed law, Congress can enforce its own orders against recalcitrant witnesses without involving the Executive Branch and without leaving open the possibility of Presidential pardon.
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Oh yes. Let’s give that inept group of idiots a prison.
No. I don’t care the reasons for it.
Lois Lerner leads to the white house..... LET’S GO
Its not a matter of giving them the power because they already have it. They just refuse to exercise it.
Can we put Holder and Lerner in there first? Jarrett? Hillary? “What difference does it make!!!!!”
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