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Response to brush (Reply #4)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 02:36 PM

20. The last time they were in a position like this, they did try.

Minority status in the House of Reps. They went ahead and held their own hearings without majority approval. No subpoena power to ad teeth to their summons to people to come testify. And not even a hearing room in which to hold those hearings! The majority refused to allow it. So they had to go to the basement and cobble together a "hearing" there. With very little press coverage - because since they weren't the party with the power, whatever they did was insignificant to the news media.

It was an exercise in futility from the get-go. But at least they made an attempt.

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