Congress Seeking to Invoke “Inherent Contempt” Procedure

Dems Plot Power Grab

( – On August 31, a three-judge panel for the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled 2-1 that the House Judiciary Committee doesn’t have the authority to force former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify. The ruling was a victory for the Trump Administration that’s been fighting subpoenas from the Left. In response to the ruling, however, Dem lawmakers are doing something absurd.

According to Fox News, a group of Democrats is trying to resurrect “inherent contempt” which will allow the Left to enforce subpoenas unilaterally. When the power was previously used, the House Sergeant of Arms arrested people until they agreed to testify.

The House has reportedly refused to use the power recently because lawmakers believed it would cause problems.

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) is spearheading the movement to invoke the power.

If House Democrats start arresting Trump officials who refuse to cooperate with their witch hunts, there’s no telling what might happen. The last time the power was used was in 1934 when William MacCracken Jr., refused to testify before Congress about airmail contracts. He was held for 10 days at the Willard Hotel in Washington, DC.

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