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Thu Apr 25, 2019, 09:19 AM

Congress should put pressure on Barr...

By sending criminal contempt charges to his DoJ for every person that ignores a subpoena. They could start with Steven Mnuchin if he does not turn over the tax forms on May 6.

Barr would be inclined to not agree with the Congress. He would tend to agree with his Boss, the Executive. However, this could be another contempt of Congress charge or obstruction of Justice charge against AG Barr by refusing the constitutional right of Congress to oversight. It would not be a slamdunk for Trump and Barr. The Courts might not agree with Barr in this situation? The law is on the side of the Congress.

But it would show the White House and the DoJ that Congress is willing to fight to preserve their powers guaranteed by the Constitution. It would also cause AG Barr to think twice before he does the bidding of Trump.

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Reply Congress should put pressure on Barr... (Original post)
kentuck Apr 2019 OP
malaise Apr 2019 #1
Fiendish Thingy Apr 2019 #2
kentuck Apr 2019 #5
H2O Man Apr 2019 #3
kentuck Apr 2019 #7
H2O Man Apr 2019 #8
kentuck Apr 2019 #9
H2O Man Apr 2019 #11
spanone Apr 2019 #4
uponit7771 Apr 2019 #6
beachbum bob Apr 2019 #10

Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 09:22 AM

1. The Bar Association should put pressure on Barr

He should be disbarred

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 09:24 AM

2. No court delays- impeach Barr if he refuses to act on obstruction.

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Response to Fiendish Thingy (Reply #2)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 09:26 AM

5. Yes, they should impeach Barr if he obstructs the Congress.

Even if he is not convicted in the Senate, it sends a very strong message.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 09:25 AM

3. Recommended.

I think they should put all types of pressure on him. I look forward to his being grilled by congressional committees. It will not be difficult to expose his failures as AG and as a human being.

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Response to H2O Man (Reply #3)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 09:29 AM

7. Is he going to testify in closed session?

I would be surprised if it is open session.

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Response to kentuck (Reply #7)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 09:36 AM

8. I'm not sure.

I think that he should do both. Open hearings might be to his benefit, in the sense that there are time limits on questioning by individuals. But with even five minutes, he would be easily exposed. In closed hearings, he could be "cross-examined," and the longer periods would prove difficult for him.

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Response to H2O Man (Reply #8)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 09:42 AM

9. Good points.

Thanks H2O Man!

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Response to kentuck (Reply #9)

Fri Apr 26, 2019, 10:41 PM

11. Hey!

It kind of looks like things we were questioning about Rod are being reported in the news tonight. I think we talked about this stuff on a couple of threads.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 09:26 AM

4. K&R...

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 09:27 AM

6. K&R, This is my understanding of what they did during Watergate, dems weren't screwing around

... with republicans then and we shouldn't do it now.

Too many "friends" not enough country first.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 10:45 AM

10. Pelosi must use the Power of the House with

 

Contempt of Congress charges and send her Sargent at Arms to arrest and detain the individuals....


she has the power

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