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Tue Oct 1, 2019, 09:55 AM

 

Sounds like Pompeo is not going to comply

with House Dems. He's tweeting that they're bullying him.


What are Dems going to do when these criminals blatantly ignore them?

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Reply Sounds like Pompeo is not going to comply (Original post)
OliverQ Oct 2019 OP
MineralMan Oct 2019 #1
leftieNanner Oct 2019 #3
Mike 03 Oct 2019 #4
dlk Oct 2019 #2
OliverQ Oct 2019 #5
dlk Oct 2019 #7
dem4decades Oct 2019 #13
struggle4progress Oct 2019 #6
still_one Oct 2019 #8
Doodley Oct 2019 #9
Leghorn21 Oct 2019 #10
randr Oct 2019 #11
C_U_L8R Oct 2019 #12
Timewas Oct 2019 #14

Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Tue Oct 1, 2019, 09:58 AM

1. Find him in contempt and take him to court.

There's going to have to be a lot of that, I'm afraid.

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Response to MineralMan (Reply #1)

Tue Oct 1, 2019, 10:01 AM

3. I certainly hope they do!

To quote National Treasure, "Somebody has to go to prison, Ben."

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Response to MineralMan (Reply #1)

Tue Oct 1, 2019, 10:02 AM

4. They've got to start doing this.

We've crossed the rubicon, to borrow Pelosi's phrase. Any sign of weakness now will plunge us back into the perception that we allow ourselves to be stonewalled.

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Tue Oct 1, 2019, 09:59 AM

2. It's called Inherent Contempt...

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Response to dlk (Reply #2)

Tue Oct 1, 2019, 10:03 AM

5. I'm aware, but they seem unwilling to use that.

 

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Response to OliverQ (Reply #5)

Tue Oct 1, 2019, 10:10 AM

7. At some point House Dems may have no other choice

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Response to dlk (Reply #2)

Tue Oct 1, 2019, 10:39 AM

13. Trump doesn't care. He thinks he can shoot someone on 5th Ave.

What does he care if the Democrats say noncompliance is a sign of guilt?

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Tue Oct 1, 2019, 10:04 AM

6. Trump blasts those who take the Fifth

By Kate Irby
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016 02:24 PM

... “So there are five of them taking the Fifth Amendment, like you see on the mob, right?” he said at another rally in Iowa, though it was three former Clinton staff members who pleaded the Fifth. “The mob takes the Fifth Amendment. If you’re innocent, why are you taking the Fifth Amendment?”

That’s exactly the question Donald Trump was asked 26 years ago, in 1990 when he was in the midst of divorcing Marla Maples, according to the Huffington Post. During the divorce proceedings, which included five depositions, Trump pleaded the Fifth 97 times on approximately 100 questions related to marriage infidelity.

By pleading the Fifth, he avoided any admittance to adultery ...

https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/election/article105178626.html

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Tue Oct 1, 2019, 10:15 AM

8. He isn't. Just reported on Bloomberg

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Tue Oct 1, 2019, 10:20 AM

9. He is obviously a man who has a lot to hide.

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Tue Oct 1, 2019, 10:23 AM

10. Care to comment, ROD???!




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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Tue Oct 1, 2019, 10:33 AM

11. It is the United States House of Representatives

they are defying.

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Tue Oct 1, 2019, 10:35 AM

12. Use it or lose it

They shouldn't allow a precedent where anyone can ignore a subpoena

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Tue Oct 1, 2019, 01:38 PM

14. IF

If they cannot enforce their subpoena's then they are toothless tigers and might just as well hang it up

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