Skip to comments.Congressman Trey Gowdy checkmates Lois Lerner [Gowdy nails the lying fascist!!]
Posted on 05/22/2013 12:24:32 PM PDT by smoothsailingEdited on 05/22/2013 12:26:10 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 22, 2013 — President Obama has finally met his match. After years of deflecting and blaming others for numerous scandals, he finds himself up against one man with superior skills.
South Carolina Congressman Trey Gowdy speaks with a slow Southern drawl. While coastal snobs may consider him a “hick” or a “hilbilly,” Gowdy is all brains. Unlike some politicians, he has actually in his lifetime held gainful and meaningful employment. He was a prosecutor, and his interrogation skills reflect a superb intellect.
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It remains to be seen if Issa has the stones to recall that skank and force her testimony.
Lawyers need to do their homework and work this until a whole bunch of people are in jail.
Keep working their way up the ladder.
At what point can she be slapped with a charge of Contempt of Congress?
He just did...hearing is in recess, not adjourned, until Lerner is recalled to testify...we’ll see huh??
Trey will make them get over the belief that a Southern drawl equals stupidity.
Issa just made the statement that she may have waived her right to use the 5th Amendment against self-incrimination by presenting facts in an opening statement. Apparently they’ve been doing some legal work on this and it appears they are of the opinion that she will be compelled to testify now. WOW!!!
"Republicans on the committee thought they had been defeated, but Gowdy knew better. Once a person issues a statement, Fifth Amendment privilege is waived on the substance of the statement. By issuing an opening statement, Ms. Lerner was testifying. Her right to stay silent on that testimony was gone forever.
A panicked liberal Elijah Cummings of Maryland pointed out that while congressional hearings are like a court of law, they are not in actuality a court of law. Even Congressman Issa, normally a very sharp and prepared operator, had to check on whether Gowdys interpretation applied.
It absolutely does."
Got her!! Nail her lying hide to the wall!!
Nice! Apparently, her high powered lawyer is no match for Mr. Gowdy.
Very, very good news. The Teflon’s cracked, now break it open the rest of the way.
Barring any sudden illness or perhaps a concussion?
It is happening.
I am somewhat embarassed to admit where I learned it.
A very early episode of LAW AND ORDER.
I like Gowdy. I didn’t even know who he was until a couple of weeks ago. We need more Republicans like this dude.
And this ladies and gentlemen is why you actually make them appear and assert their 5th amendment right in person instead of just telling them they don’t have to come after receiving a letter from their lawyer saying that they intend to invoke that right if compelled to appear.
And Issa did not adjourn but only went into recess. Those witnesses are coming back including Lerner, I bet.
Let Dowdy loose on ‘em. :)
For some reason, I thought it applied to questions.
But if she sill refuses to testify, what can Issa do? Contempt of Congress? She will just thumb her nose at him.
If it was an early episode, then don’t be embarrassed. L&O wasn’t a liberal, politically motivated, POS until later years.
Obama is not the problem. The problem is the father of lies and none of us is a match for him.
Unless she’s suddenly the victim of an unfortunate workplace accident...
Isn’t that the truth. I am from Texas, and I can’t tell you how many times I have received the southerners-are-stupid speech.
Thanks for posting the real guts of the article.
It is the unbridled arrogance of these people that will ultimately bring Lois Lerner and all of them down, including Obama, I hope and pray. That, and Patriots like Trey Gowdy.
She will go to jail to have time to rethink her position. When that happens, her attorney will start negotiating some immunity deal.
We badly need more Congressmen and Senators just like him!
He’s a tiger!
But if she still refuses to testify, what can Issa do? Contempt of Congress? She will just thumb her nose at him.Exactly.
And if Issa presses the issue, the headlines about the GOP's
Not to mention an eye for the jugular.
A winner amongst few winners!
Yes! He’s the best!
Recently, I watched an old episode of a program similar to “48 Hours” wherein he was the prosecutor in a case down in South Carolina. Man, he was a tiger in the courtroom. Wow.
We used to have a bumper sticker around here that said “WE DON’T CARE HOW Y’ALL DO IT UP NAWTH”.
Check your phone lines Congressman.
Being that she's SES, she just might have been arrogantly stupid enough to ignore her lawyer's advice.
Can we draft this guy to replace Lindsay Graham?
Her lawyer - specifically - told Issa yesterday that she would NOT give an opening statement.
This is something that Issa pointed out when he broke for recess.
Not true. He's already been defeated.......by a Jewish carpenter.
Maybe the FBI will go interview her. She’ll “flip out” and they’ll have to shoot her.
“Being that she’s SES, she just might have been arrogantly stupid enough to ignore her lawyer’s advice.”
She is a liberal, a bully, and has had a kind of federal immunity going back to the Clinton years over her wildly partisan hit jobs.
People like that don’t shut up. She actually thinks that she is above the law.
Classic liberal bully.
Or a trip to Ft. Marcy Park.
You said it!
He’s one of the scant few politicians we can absolutely count on! And a lawyer at that.
Prosecutors are often very different from defense lawyers, (paid liars/whores).
Gowdy is not only smart, he’s cute, too.
I like this from his biography
The Gowdys also have three dogs: Judge, Jury and Bailiff
Gowdy for PRESIDENT!!
If she’s in a position of power she needs to take the heat. Same with Hillary. The stupid senators tend to treat her with kid gloves.
She’ll just come in and plead the 5th. That will set up a fight and Congress may not have the stomach for it.
We need him to run against Lindsey Graham!
It was fun watching that live. We need more folks like Gowdy in the House.
Heck, we could use a few in the Senate too...
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