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Sign the petition to Congress: Trump officials are ignoring impeachment-related subpoenas. Hold them in contempt.

In Trump’s latest attempt to look as guilty as humanly possible, the White House called the congressional impeachment inquiry “illegitimate,” saying the administration will refuse to cooperate and will block all subpoenas and testimony.

 

Just before Trump’s explicit promise to obstruct justice, the State Department blocked a key witness, Ambassador Gordon Sondland, from testifying before Congress.

 

The House Intelligence Committee swiftly subpoenaedSondland for documents and testimony. But given the administration’s stonewalling, subpoenas won’t be enough anymore. Thankfully, there’s something Congress can—and must—do.

 

Congress has the power to hold non-compliant Trump officials in inherent contempt, a rarely-used procedure that imposes fines and even jail time on uncooperative witnesses.

 

As tensions around impeachment continue to rise, the U.S. House of Representatives must do everything it can to ensure the inquiry moves forward and that administration officials are held accountable.

 

We can’t let this blatant obstruction of justice slide. It’s time for Congress to do what needs to be done.

 

Sign the petition to Congress: Hold non-compliant Trump officials in inherent contempt.

 
 

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Hey Folks sign the petition to Congress: Trump officials are ignoring impeachment-related subpoenas. Hold them in contempt. 
 

SIGN THE PETITION


In Trump’s latest attempt to look as guilty as humanly possible, the White House called the congressional impeachment inquiry “illegitimate,” saying the administration will refuse to cooperate and will block all subpoenas and testimony. 

Just before Trump’s explicit promise to obstruct justice, the State Department blocked a key witness, Ambassador Gordon Sondland, from testifying before Congress. 

The House Intelligence Committee swiftly subpoenaed Sondland for documents and testimony. But given the administration’s stonewalling, subpoenas won’t be enough anymore. 

What? This is absurd! Sign now if you agree that the Trump administration CANNOT get away with this blatant power grab. 

 

SIGN THE PETITION


Thankfully, there’s something Congress can—and must—do. Congress has the power to hold non-compliant Trump officials in inherent contempt, a rarely-used procedure that imposes fines and even jail time on uncooperative witnesses. 

As tensions around impeachment continue to rise, the U.S. House of Representatives must do everything it can to ensure the inquiry moves forward and that administration officials are held accountable. 

We can’t let this blatant obstruction of justice slide. It’s time for Congress to do what needs to be done. 

Click here to AUTOMATICALLY sign the petition calling on Congress to hold non-compliant Trump officials in inherent contempt. 

 

AUTOMATICALLY SIGN THE PETITION


Our message to Congress: 

The White House is now refusing to cooperate with the congressional impeachment inquiry and has said it will block all subpoenas and testimony. This is outrageous. You must hold non-compliant Trump officials in inherent contempt. 

By signing this petition you will receive periodic updates on offers and activism opportunities from Daily Kos. You may unsubscribe at any time. Here's our privacy policy. 

In solidarity, 
Sarah Hogg, Daily Kos

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Yes arrest them and haul them to jail to appear before a judge to set bail ...........

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35 minutes ago, merrill said:

Sign the petition to Congress: Trump officials are ignoring impeachment-related subpoenas. Hold them in contempt.

In Trump’s latest attempt to look as guilty as humanly possible, the White House called the congressional impeachment inquiry “illegitimate,” saying the administration will refuse to cooperate and will block all subpoenas and testimony.

 

Just before Trump’s explicit promise to obstruct justice, the State Department blocked a key witness, Ambassador Gordon Sondland, from testifying before Congress.

 

The House Intelligence Committee swiftly subpoenaedSondland for documents and testimony. But given the administration’s stonewalling, subpoenas won’t be enough anymore. Thankfully, there’s something Congress can—and must—do.

 

Congress has the power to hold non-compliant Trump officials in inherent contempt, a rarely-used procedure that imposes fines and even jail time on uncooperative witnesses.

 

As tensions around impeachment continue to rise, the U.S. House of Representatives must do everything it can to ensure the inquiry moves forward and that administration officials are held accountable.

 

We can’t let this blatant obstruction of justice slide. It’s time for Congress to do what needs to be done.

 

Sign the petition to Congress: Hold non-compliant Trump officials in inherent contempt.

 
 

They can't do anything until the FULL house votes to authorize the impeachment inquiry, IDIOT. 

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1 minute ago, DeepBreath said:

They can't do anything until the FULL house votes to authorize the impeachment inquiry, IDIOT. 

 

Says who? ..... contempt is contempt!!!!!

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Just now, merrill said:

 

Says who? ..... contempt is contempt!!!!!

Poor idiot. They don't have a legal authority to do anything until the FULL house votes to support the inquiry.....

 

Impeachment Is Heading to the Supreme Court. Trump’s Lawyers Will Be Happy.

The constitutional clash looks like a win for the president.

 
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Congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump are in a stand-off over impeachment, with Democrats requesting documents and interviews from the executive branch and the administration defying those requests by citing executive privilege and declaring Congress’ investigations invalid. It’s a constitutional clash with one all-but-inevitable end point: The Supreme Court. 

In order to conduct an impeachment inquiry and come to a decision about whether Trump has committed offenses unbefitting of his office, Congress needs to consider evidence. In an inquiry focused on Ukraine, it would need testimony from individuals involved in diplomacy there and others at the White House. But the administration is stonewalling by blocking witnesses and ignoring subpoenas by asserting the president has a right to confidentiality in his conversations with advisers, and more broadly alleging that the House’s impeachment investigation is an unconstitutional political vendetta.

 
 
When a Congress taking up impeachment runs headlong into a president claiming executive privilege, which side prevails?

Before the Ukraine scandal erupted, lawsuits over Congressional subpoenas seeking documents and testimony—some filed by Congress, others by the Trump administration—were already working their way through the courts. With an impeachment investigation now underway, the courts are facing unsettled constitutional questions. When a Congress taking up impeachment runs headlong into a president claiming executive privilege, which side prevails? When a Congress performing oversight runs into a president who claims that oversight is a fraud, who wins? 

In almost every scenario, the president can expect victory. Even if he loses these cases at the Supreme Court, it may only be after a long judicial process that could run out the clock on impeachment, perhaps even past the 2020 elections. Even better for Trump would be if the court, guided by Chief Justice John Roberts, creates new precedent protecting the president, or decides the judicial branch shouldn’t get involved in impeachment decisions—a win by default that would allow Trump to continue to stonewall.

“There is no case of the Supreme Court that discusses the ability of the Congress to secure documents and testimony from the White House during an impeachment,” says Saikrishna Prakash, an expert on presidential authority at the University of Virginia School of Law. It’s unclear if the courts will view impeachment as altering the calculus in deciding cases that are fundamentally about the balance of power between two branches of government. The administration announced Tuesday that in addition to executive privilege claims, it would not cooperate with Congress’ impeachment inquiry, arguing that the probe itself is constitutionally invalid, a claim it is also making in a lawsuit against the House Ways and Means Committee’s attempt to obtain Trump’s tax returns. The brewing battle over Congress’s requests could give Roberts, a conservative on a right-wing Supreme Court that is generally friendly to executive power, a chance to decide the question in a way that could hand a victory not only to Trump, but to future presidents.

During the Watergate investigation, the Supreme Court played a critical role by ordering President Richard Nixon to turn over tapes of his conversations to the special Watergate prosecutor—a decision that ultimately lead to Nixon’s resignation. But that case was not technically about impeachment; while Congress was simultaneously pursuing impeachment, the battle for the tapes pitted Nixon against the prosecutor. The question the court decided in that case was that a criminal probe outweighed executive privilege.

 

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2 minutes ago, BeAChooser said:

She thinks a petition will somehow grant democrats subpoena authority.....

 

Further proof democrats are drunk with power and need to be removed. 

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Trump is the president today because of idiots like you Merrill.

 

Fuck yourself!

 

Bill

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Hey Folks sign the petition to Congress: Trump officials are ignoring impeachment-related subpoenas. Hold them in contempt. 
 

SIGN THE PETITION


In Trump’s latest attempt to look as guilty as humanly possible, the White House called the congressional impeachment inquiry “illegitimate,” saying the administration will refuse to cooperate and will block all subpoenas and testimony. 

Just before Trump’s explicit promise to obstruct justice, the State Department blocked a key witness, Ambassador Gordon Sondland, from testifying before Congress. 

The House Intelligence Committee swiftly subpoenaed Sondland for documents and testimony. But given the administration’s stonewalling, subpoenas won’t be enough anymore. 

What? This is absurd! Sign now if you agree that the Trump administration CANNOT get away with this blatant power grab. 

 

SIGN THE PETITION


Thankfully, there’s something Congress can—and must—do. Congress has the power to hold non-compliant Trump officials in inherent contempt, a rarely-used procedure that imposes fines and even jail time on uncooperative witnesses. 

As tensions around impeachment continue to rise, the U.S. House of Representatives must do everything it can to ensure the inquiry moves forward and that administration officials are held accountable. 

We can’t let this blatant obstruction of justice slide. It’s time for Congress to do what needs to be done. 

Click here to AUTOMATICALLY sign the petition calling on Congress to hold non-compliant Trump officials in inherent contempt. 

 

AUTOMATICALLY SIGN THE PETITION


Our message to Congress: 

The White House is now refusing to cooperate with the congressional impeachment inquiry and has said it will block all subpoenas and testimony. This is outrageous. You must hold non-compliant Trump officials in inherent contempt. 

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Trump is the president today because of idiots like you Merrill.

 

Bad word yourself!

 

Bill

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Amen!!!....and "the boyz"....will do it again

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STFU YOU RETARDED LIBERAL ASSWIPE BENSON

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On 10/10/2019 at 6:43 PM, merrill said:


Hey Folks sign the petition to Congress: Trump officials are ignoring impeachment-related subpoenas. Hold them in contempt. 
 

SIGN THE PETITION


In Trump’s latest attempt to look as guilty as humanly possible, the White House called the congressional impeachment inquiry “illegitimate,” saying the administration will refuse to cooperate and will block all subpoenas and testimony. 

Just before Trump’s explicit promise to obstruct justice, the State Department blocked a key witness, Ambassador Gordon Sondland, from testifying before Congress. 

The House Intelligence Committee swiftly subpoenaed Sondland for documents and testimony. But given the administration’s stonewalling, subpoenas won’t be enough anymore. 

What? This is absurd! Sign now if you agree that the Trump administration CANNOT get away with this blatant power grab. 

 

SIGN THE PETITION


Thankfully, there’s something Congress can—and must—do. Congress has the power to hold non-compliant Trump officials in inherent contempt, a rarely-used procedure that imposes fines and even jail time on uncooperative witnesses. 

As tensions around impeachment continue to rise, the U.S. House of Representatives must do everything it can to ensure the inquiry moves forward and that administration officials are held accountable. 

We can’t let this blatant obstruction of justice slide. It’s time for Congress to do what needs to be done. 

Click here to AUTOMATICALLY sign the petition calling on Congress to hold non-compliant Trump officials in inherent contempt. 

 

AUTOMATICALLY SIGN THE PETITION


Our message to Congress: 

The White House is now refusing to cooperate with the congressional impeachment inquiry and has said it will block all subpoenas and testimony. This is outrageous. You must hold non-compliant Trump officials in inherent contempt. 

By signing this petition you will receive periodic updates on offers and activism opportunities from Daily Kos. You may unsubscribe at any time. Here's our privacy policy. 

In solidarity, 
Sarah Hogg, Daily Kos

 

yes break down the disrepectful anti american right wing ALEC Fundamentalist NOT GOP!!!

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On 10/10/2019 at 6:43 PM, merrill said:


Hey Folks sign the petition to Congress: Trump officials are ignoring impeachment-related subpoenas. Hold them in contempt. 
 

SIGN THE PETITION


In Trump’s latest attempt to look as guilty as humanly possible, the White House called the congressional impeachment inquiry “illegitimate,” saying the administration will refuse to cooperate and will block all subpoenas and testimony. 

Just before Trump’s explicit promise to obstruct justice, the State Department blocked a key witness, Ambassador Gordon Sondland, from testifying before Congress. 

The House Intelligence Committee swiftly subpoenaed Sondland for documents and testimony. But given the administration’s stonewalling, subpoenas won’t be enough anymore. 

What? This is absurd! Sign now if you agree that the Trump administration CANNOT get away with this blatant power grab. 

 

SIGN THE PETITION


Thankfully, there’s something Congress can—and must—do. Congress has the power to hold non-compliant Trump officials in inherent contempt, a rarely-used procedure that imposes fines and even jail time on uncooperative witnesses. 

As tensions around impeachment continue to rise, the U.S. House of Representatives must do everything it can to ensure the inquiry moves forward and that administration officials are held accountable. 

We can’t let this blatant obstruction of justice slide. It’s time for Congress to do what needs to be done. 

Click here to AUTOMATICALLY sign the petition calling on Congress to hold non-compliant Trump officials in inherent contempt. 

 

AUTOMATICALLY SIGN THE PETITION


Our message to Congress: 

The White House is now refusing to cooperate with the congressional impeachment inquiry and has said it will block all subpoenas and testimony. This is outrageous. You must hold non-compliant Trump officials in inherent contempt. 

By signing this petition you will receive periodic updates on offers and activism opportunities from Daily Kos. You may unsubscribe at any time. Here's our privacy policy. 

In solidarity, 
Sarah Hogg, Daily Kos

 

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