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Trey Gowdy Interrogates Democrat-Invited Law Prof on IRS Scandal
The Blaze ^ | 7-31-2014 | Jason Howerton

Posted on 08/01/2014 6:46:32 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather

Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) grilled a University of Baltimore law professor during a Wednesday House hearing and made a compelling case as to why a special counsel is needed to investigate the IRS scandal. At one point, he even offered the professor some “free litigation advice” when he refused to answer one of his questions that seemed pretty straightforward.

Professor Charles Tiefer was brought in by Democrats as an expert to help determine whether the House Judiciary Committee should appoint a special counsel to investigate the IRS scandal. Tiefer, who previously served as solicitor and deputy general counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives, was also recently asked by Democrats to provide a statement on House Speaker John Boehner’s lawsuit against President Obama, which he called an “embarrassing loser.”

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: democrat; gowdy; interrogates; irs; irsscandals; lerneremails
LOL!!!
1 posted on 08/01/2014 6:46:32 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather
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To: sheikdetailfeather

It was wonderful. We need more Trey Gowdys.


2 posted on 08/01/2014 6:47:27 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: sheikdetailfeather

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/07/31/trey-gowdy-interrogates-democrat-invited-law-prof-on-irs-scandal-watch-what-happens-when-the-witness-doesnt-answer-his-questions/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHO47mBGh9w


3 posted on 08/01/2014 6:47:31 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather ("The Border Is On Fire & Washington Is Sending Us Gasoline" AZ Ranchers John Ladd & Fred Davis 7/14)
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To: fhayek

The professor reminds me of the guy in the cubicle here (snicker):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVD3KPUnKHk


4 posted on 08/01/2014 6:54:06 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather ("The Border Is On Fire & Washington Is Sending Us Gasoline" AZ Ranchers John Ladd & Fred Davis 7/14)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Kelly File had clips. Gowdy roasted this turd!


5 posted on 08/01/2014 6:55:07 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: fhayek

Yes we do. Any comments on the Austrian school of economics? I like your handle.


6 posted on 08/01/2014 6:56:19 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: Fungi

responding to latest comment..Trey Gowdy needs to head DOJ.


7 posted on 08/01/2014 6:58:24 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: fhayek

“It was wonderful. We need more Trey Gowdys.”

It is such a shame that a formerly great political party (The GOP) has such losers for leadership. There are a few “Gowdy-like” Reps, but the LIV’s keep re-electing fossil-loosers so nothing changes.


8 posted on 08/01/2014 6:58:36 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Professors like this are never challenged by their students,
never. Rep Gowdy is the first person to challenge him on his views in probably 40 years.
Trey Dowdy for Attny General in 2017!


9 posted on 08/01/2014 7:03:27 PM PDT by TaMoDee (Go Pack Go! The Pack will be back in 2014!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Finally.


10 posted on 08/01/2014 7:04:54 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: acapesket

Absolutely. He would also make a good president.


11 posted on 08/01/2014 7:05:07 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: sheikdetailfeather

In Trey Gowdy, we have a good one. Let us hope that in the imminent election in November that we can find a few more. I know we have more leaders out there. Let’s pray that the good Lord plucks them out and places them on the spiritual battlefield.


12 posted on 08/01/2014 7:10:46 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: TaMoDee

The professor showed himself to be a smug hack who didn’t care that people were targeted by the IRS or evidence was destroyed. Just another tenured Marxist taking up intellectual space at the indoctrination center.

Pray America wakes up


13 posted on 08/01/2014 7:15:29 PM PDT by bray (Palin/Bibi 2016)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Gawd I love Gowdy! Was the profs name DemTwit?


14 posted on 08/01/2014 7:17:10 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 ((VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!))
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To: sheikdetailfeather

He’s EVERYTHING an elected Rep should be:

Articulate, methodical, dogged, exacting, logical, passionate when need be and well-versed in the arcana of the law.

And he’s crazy about the America The Framers would have preferred.

If he ever runs for Prez….well….you know the rest, don’t you?


15 posted on 08/01/2014 7:18:53 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: sheikdetailfeather

These are the kinds of things that happen during dark, dark days.............heros begin to reveal themselves.


16 posted on 08/01/2014 7:32:37 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (If America falls, darkness will cover the earth for a thousand years.)
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To: bray

Amen Brother Bray Amen!


17 posted on 08/01/2014 7:35:25 PM PDT by TaMoDee (Go Pack Go! The Pack will be back in 2014!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
that cheap,'Rat "legal expert" walked right into a whirling
buzzsaw! ..bones/flesh were everywhere! 👍

18 posted on 08/01/2014 7:37:12 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a weapon...0'Mullah / "Rustler" 0'Reid? d8-)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
With this skirmish Chairman Trey Gowdy has laid down a marker to all future witnesses: do not come before this committee unprepared or fronting an absurd and illogical position.

The comments which follow the video argue over whether the dustup actually advances the investigation. It has.

First, it has set the ground rules about what will be tolerated from witnesses. I think that announcement should be made that the video of this professor's performance will be made available to every student and every faculty member in his university. Let these academics know that their days of pontificating are over. Come before this committee as a propagandist and you will be publicly humiliated.

Second, Gowdy showed that he will not be interrupted and will not tolerate obstructionism from the Democrats. Again, a procedural observation but absolutely essential to a well ordered proceeding. We have seen what the Democrats will do in order to disrupt the proceedings even resorting to charges of racism. This cannot be tolerated. Gowdy shuts the disruption down in stentorian tones, "you are not recognized!"

Third, Gowdy showed that he will not permit Democrats to set the ground rules or the definitions by which the committee will proceed. Put another way, he will not permit them to structure a hearing that departs from common sense. Leftists, especially academic leftists, often win their arguments by changing definitions. Every trial lawyer knows that if you control the questions you control the answers. Gowdy knows that if you control the definitions you control the answers. This hearing will proceed applying standards for ethical conduct which are rational rather than those contrived for it by this academic.

Fourth, it is likely that this video clip will go viral and be picked up at least by Fox. Gowdy thus draws attention to the committee which the establishment media will seek to avoid. Gowdy's showmanship-yes that's part of his job too-draws attention to the committee's work which the media eventually will have to acknowledge.

Fifth, Gaddy has demonstrated once again that the guy has depth and an ability to think quickly on his feet. He has shown us that he plans his cross examination in advance and knows where he wants to go. He anticipates shenanigans from the other side and is ready to react. In addition to that, he is good at ad lib. and we can have confidence that unlike so many Republicans we have seen in the past Gowdy will conduct these hearings as though he were prosecuting crime and not permit them to disintegrate into Washington farce.


19 posted on 08/01/2014 8:18:00 PM PDT by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

That was downright excellent. Gowdy’s not been on my radar, but he is now. Quite impressed.


20 posted on 08/01/2014 8:39:35 PM PDT by Ken H
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To: gaijin

I couldn’t have said it better gaijin


21 posted on 08/01/2014 9:19:31 PM PDT by varina davis (Gov. Rick Perry in 2016)
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To: nathanbedford

Hillary is gonna stroke out just thinking about it.
He will nail her to the wall before she even is issued a supena Let’s see the smarmy wench respond when she is finally in a venue she is not in charge of. Even if she lies thru her teeth, Gowdy will expose her for the corrupt, incompetent fraud she is. At that point all she will have to respond with is her evil hatred for anyone that dare challenge her.


22 posted on 08/01/2014 9:30:49 PM PDT by VRWCarea51 (The original 1998 version)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

He really rips his ___! I like to see that, even if it is theater.


23 posted on 08/01/2014 9:31:53 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives.)
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To: nathanbedford

Keep in mind he has access to all her previous testimony. Once he questions others he will expose the lack of action to protect that facility before the attack and her cover up afterwards.


24 posted on 08/01/2014 9:33:45 PM PDT by VRWCarea51 (The original 1998 version)
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To: tumblindice

He has set the stage for the first Act.
Let the curtains come up and the show begin.
The popcorn sales will go through the roof.


25 posted on 08/01/2014 9:34:34 PM PDT by Balata (Obama's Executive Branch = Low Information Executive Service = LIES)
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To: nathanbedford

Gowdy gave smuggles THREE chances to answer a simple question about seating a juror. The first time, smuggles might have been uncertain where Gowdy was going with the question, but by the THIRD time, smuggles responded with “Well, it doesn’t sound too good.” Then Gowdy dropped the hammer on him and made him look foolish. But hey, leftists don’t care about looking foolish.


26 posted on 08/01/2014 9:43:38 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Balata

RATS: Gowdy is going to sink your battleship and burn down your house. Better make your exit plans now before your names become household names, amid your subpeonas.


27 posted on 08/01/2014 9:49:52 PM PDT by txhurl (2014: Stunned Voters do Stunning Things!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

MforL


28 posted on 08/01/2014 9:50:23 PM PDT by Scrambler Bob
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To: TaMoDee
Rep Gowdy is the first person to challenge him on his views in probably 40 years.

You have nailed it here.

That guy showed all the traits of a person who has comfortably sat inside an echo chamber, fighting the straw men he built for decades. When faced with a thinking person, he is at a complete loss on what to do.

29 posted on 08/01/2014 9:52:55 PM PDT by EricT. (Everything not forbidden is compulsory.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
It was wonderful. We need more Trey Gowdys.

Trey Gowdy's Greatest Hits (Part 1 Of 5)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkTSiLtu31o

30 posted on 08/01/2014 11:09:59 PM PDT by expat1000 ("If you're explaining, you're losing." Ronald Reagan)
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To: expat1000

Love it!


31 posted on 08/02/2014 5:20:19 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather ("The Border Is On Fire & Washington Is Sending Us Gasoline" AZ Ranchers John Ladd & Fred Davis 7/14)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
“You are not recognized!” he shouted, refusing to yield any time to his colleague.

That was the cherry on top of the sundae.

32 posted on 08/02/2014 5:30:15 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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