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Response to EffieBlack (Reply #9)

Tue Jun 11, 2019, 12:28 PM

12. There is a difference between a

 

legislative committee and an impeachment committee.

For Nadler to get grand jury information he must convince a judge that the information is needed for "judicial purposes," and an impeachment hearing would make Nadler's argument much more relevant.

Here is an excellent explanation of why an impeachment hearing carries more weight than a regular legislative committee. It explains why an impeachment hearing carries more weight to get grand jury information.

https://www.lawfareblog.com/what-powers-does-formal-impeachment-inquiry-give-house

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