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Now Barr is telling his people to ignore Congress. Congress may as well go home until... (Original Post) PeeJ52 Apr 2019 OP
I don't know who's more insufferable: Barr or Giuliani no_hypocrisy Apr 2019 #1
Not exactly ScratchCat Apr 2019 #2
I believe we've heard that "longstanding" DOJ policy line from Barr's department before... PeeJ52 Apr 2019 #4
review the power of the House and issuance of Contempt of Congress.. beachbum bob Apr 2019 #3
I've wondered about that Cartoonist Apr 2019 #5
The House sargent of arms can go and arrest. Pelosi hasn't started playing hardball yet. beachbum bob Apr 2019 #6
What about a citizen's arrest? Cartoonist Apr 2019 #8
Will she? cwydro Apr 2019 #10
Where is the Bar Association on this? n/t malaise Apr 2019 #7
Can't the House cut DOJ funding? abqtommy Apr 2019 #9
Wouldn't That ALSO Be Obstruction Of Justice? ChoppinBroccoli Apr 2019 #11
so let them have "counsel" - there seems to be a loophole in the matter? BSdetect Apr 2019 #12

ScratchCat

(2,074 posts)
2. Not exactly
Wed Apr 24, 2019, 12:52 PM
Apr 2019
“In keeping with longstanding Department of Justice policy, neither Mr. Gore nor anyone else in the Department will be forced to testify in their capacity as a DOJ official on DOJ matters without DOJ counsel,” said Kerri Kupec, a department spokesperson.
 

PeeJ52

(1,588 posts)
4. I believe we've heard that "longstanding" DOJ policy line from Barr's department before...
Wed Apr 24, 2019, 01:03 PM
Apr 2019

seems the "longstanding" only meant since Barr has been in office.

 

beachbum bob

(10,437 posts)
3. review the power of the House and issuance of Contempt of Congress..
Wed Apr 24, 2019, 01:02 PM
Apr 2019

the Sargent of arms has the power to go get people.

Cartoonist

(7,347 posts)
8. What about a citizen's arrest?
Wed Apr 24, 2019, 01:25 PM
Apr 2019

It's one thing to say the House sargent of arms can arrest someone, but what if that someone resists? Ignoring a subpoena is the same thing as ignoring an arrest warrant.

ChoppinBroccoli

(3,796 posts)
11. Wouldn't That ALSO Be Obstruction Of Justice?
Wed Apr 24, 2019, 01:36 PM
Apr 2019

I know that as an attorney, I'm not allowed to advise my clients to disobey a court order. So why can the nation's top attorney advise HIS clients to disobey what amounts to a court order?

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