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  • Hans von Spakovsky: House Dem zealots ignore facts to wrongly cite Trump Cabinet...[Good read]

    06/12/2019 5:32:42 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 12, 2019 | Hans A. von Spakovsky
    Full title: Hans von Spakovsky: House Dem zealots ignore facts to wrongly cite Trump Cabinet members for contemptA House committee vote Wednesday holding the attorney general and commerce secretary in contempt for failing to turn over confidential documents dealing with a lawsuit involving the U.S. census was political gamesmanship of the worst kind by Democrats. In a 24-15 vote, all Democrats on the House Oversight and Reform Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to respond to the committee’s subpoena. Republican Justin Amash of Michigan – who has...
  • Appeals court sets July argument in subpoena case over Trump financial records

    05/23/2019 12:53:17 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 23, 2019 | Jacgueline Thomsen
    The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday agreed to an accelerated schedule for the next round of legal battles between the House Oversight and Reform Committee and President Trump over obtaining the president's financial records. A three-judge panel on the appeals court will hear oral arguments on July 12 to determine whether the accounting firm Mazars can hand over Trump's financial records to House Democrats. The court also set a series of deadlines spanning June and July for parties to submit filings arguing their positions in the case. The order comes one day after lawyers for Trump and House...
  • Cohen not in trouble for misleading committee, House chairman says

    03/13/2019 12:03:19 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 24 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Mach 13, 2019 | Stephen Dinan
    The Democratic chairman of the House Oversight Committee said Wednesday that he will not attempt to punish Michael Cohen for misleading the committee last month when he claimed he’d never asked President Trump for a pardon. Rep. Elijah Cummings said Cohen, Mr. Trump’s former personal lawyer, has since clarified through his own lawyer that his testimony “could have been clearer.” Cohen now says he was only referring to a specific period of time in his testimony, according to a letter from his lawyer. The Maryland Democrat said that was good enough to get Cohen off the hook. He could have...
  • Michael Cohen tell Trump anecdotes in House testimony -- nothing more

    01/22/2019 11:54:20 AM PST · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 22, 2019 | Rowan Scarborough
    Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen will refuse to answer questions about ongoing investigations but is willing to tell anecdotes about working for President Trump when he appears on Capitol Hill, two Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday. Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina and Rep Jim Jordan of Ohio said their staff discussed Mr. Cohen’s planned testimony in February with his lawyer and spokesman, Lanny Davis, a longtime Bill and Hillary Clinton loyalist. The two said Mr. Davis was evasive when asked if Mr. Cohen is paying him. They wondered whether the entire plan is a “media stunt initiated, produced and...