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  • Nadler knows he'd be 'completely humiliated' if he challenged McGahn's refusal to testify

    05/21/2019 5:39:52 PM PDT · by Innovative · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 21, 2019 | Sam Dorman
    The House Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for former White House counsel Don McGahn was "silly" and the committee's chair knew he couldn't challenge in court McGahn's refusal to comply with a subpoena, Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., said on Tuesday. "The whole thing is a political exercise, and Jerry Nadler is not going to take this to court because he knows if he did, he would be completely humiliated," McClintock said while appearing on Fox News' "Outnumbered." "He wants the grievance, not the substance," McClintock added. His comments came as Nadler vowed to "go to court" if needed in order to...
  • House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson

    05/21/2019 2:26:39 PM PDT · by Monrose72 · 27 replies
    CNBC ^ | 21-05-19 | Kevin Breuninger
    House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., on Tuesday subpoenaed former White House officials Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to testify before his committee and provide documents related to a sweeping probe of figures in President Donald Trump’s orbit. Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel’s subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications director. Both Hicks and Donaldson were ordered to produce the requested documents to the committee by June 4. Hicks’ subpoena sets a June 19 date for...
  • Mueller Reportedly Reluctant To Testify Publicly About Russia Probe

    05/21/2019 1:28:54 PM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 37 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 05/21/2019 | Chuck Ross
    According to The Post, Mueller wants to testify privately about topics that aren’t laid out in the lightly redacted special counsel’s report. Democrats hope to get Mueller to say whether President Donald Trump would face charges of obstruction of justice if he were not president. They also want Mueller to discuss his interactions with Attorney General William Barr regarding the investigation, as well as the release of the report.
  • Anti-Trump House Oversight Chairman Caught in Huge Financial Scandal

    05/21/2019 11:34:55 AM PDT · by montag813 · 48 replies
    24News ^ | 05-21-2019 | Sheri Urban
    by Sheri Urban One of the most senior House Democrats, who has hurled unfounded accusations of illegal actions and even treason against President Trump and his advisers finds himself accused of major wrongdoing. A charity run by Maya Rockeymoore, the wife of Rep. Elijah Cummings, received millions from special interest groups and corporations that had business before her husband’s committee. Cummings has absurdly demanded everything from Trump’s personal tax returns and the returns of his companies and foundation, but also records from Trump’s accountants — all pertaining to irrelevant business dealings before Mr. Trump became president. Now it looks...
  • Trump prods Nadler, Schiff to probe ‘Crooked Hillary’ and ‘phony’ Russia investigation

    05/21/2019 12:28:07 AM PDT · by topher · 10 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 20-May-2019 | Brooke Singman
    President Trump, in between battling subpoenas and other demands from congressional committees as they ramp up their probes into his administration, on Monday urged top-ranking Democrats to shift their focus to “Crooked Hillary” and the genesis of the “phony” Russia investigation. The president even suggested House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff could boost their “credibility” by doing so. “Why are the Democrats not looking into all of the crimes committed by Crooked Hillary and the phony Russia Investigation? They would get back their credibility. Jerry Nadler, Schiff, would have a whole new future...
  • DOJ: No, Nadler, Former WH Counsel Is Not Legally Required to Testify For Your Mueller Do-Over

    05/20/2019 3:58:22 PM PDT · by drpix · 14 replies ^ | 5/20/19 | Katie Pavlich
    The White House sent a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler Monday afternoon informing him former White House Counsel Don McGahn will not be complying with a subpoena for testimony. "At the President’s direction, the White House has been completely transparent with the Special Counsel’s investigation. The Special Counsel received more than 1.4 million documents and hours and hours of interviews from White House officials, including more than 30 hours from former Counsel to the President, Don McGahn. The Democrats do not like the conclusion of the Mueller investigation – no collusion, no conspiracy, and no obstruction –...
  • White House tells McGahn to defy House subpoena, as DOJ asserts 'immunity'

    05/20/2019 2:24:47 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 20, 2019 | Brooke Singman, John Roberts | Fox News
    President Trump has directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn to skip a House Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for Tuesday, citing a Justice Department opinion that he cannot be compelled to testify about his official duties. In a statement released Monday afternoon, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders blasted Democrats for continuing to pursue Trump investigations, saying they want a "wasteful and unnecessary do-over" in the wake of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe -- and describing the subpoena for McGahn as part of that. "The House Judiciary Committee has issued a subpoena to try and force Mr. McGahn to testify...
  • Comey Lashes Out as Another Nadler “Deadline” Comes and Goes

    05/18/2019 4:50:52 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 13 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) Jabba The Nadler keeps setting deadlines, and they just keep getting ignored. – House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler is very fond of “deadlines.” Unfortunately, he doesn’t appear to realize he has no authority to enforce most of them. Oh, wait, before we get into this, watch Nadler smack his way through a breakfast interview with Democrat activist John Harwood, if you can stand it.: For those of you who still like to read stuff, here is the transcript, courtesy of Rush Limbaugh: NADLER: (restaurant noise) (lips smack) It’s… I mean, the right…...
  • Mueller’s House testimony likely off until at least June

    05/17/2019 4:40:27 PM PDT · by Libloather · 26 replies
    Politico ^ | 5/17/19 | DARREN SAMUELSOHN
    House Democrats are backing away from plans to hold a blockbuster hearing this month with Robert Mueller after talks stalled out with the special counsel and his representatives. Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) and a senior Democratic committee aide told POLITICO on Friday that there’s no Mueller hearing planned for next week, though that could also change at a moment’s notice if the special counsel said he’s ready to testify. “I would assume not,” Nadler replied when asked whether Mueller would be appearing before the upcoming Memorial Day recess, which starts next Friday. A Judiciary staffer later added, “Mueller could...
  • Nadler Chews His Way Through CNBC Interview

    05/16/2019 12:23:52 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Rush ^ | May 16, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: You’ve gotta hear something. I don’t know about you, but one of the things that I just can’t stand in life is people that make noise when they eat. I just can’t stand it. (sigh) I have to look away. I’m really helped in this by the fact that I can’t hear as well I used to. I’m not complaining, observing. (interruption) No. Complaining, I’d be asking something to do something about it. I’m not asking anybody to do anything about it. I’m just sharing with you here that I just… I can’t stand it. I can’t stand the...
  • Nadler: We’re Probably Not Gonna Impeach Trump, But ...

    05/15/2019 1:53:18 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/15/2019 | Ed Morrissey
    Does this mean that Jerrold Nadler has decided not to take the bait? CNBC’s John Harwood asked the House Judiciary chair whether Donald Trump wants to “goad Congress into impeachment,” or whether the president’s just too impulsive to strategize to that extent. Nadler doesn’t quite take Harwood’s bait either, but says that the House is not likely to test the theory: John Harwood: What do you think he is doing now? There are some people who believe that Trump is trying to goad the Congress into impeaching him because he thinks he will get a political benefit from that....
  • Lawyer issues warning to Congress on Barr contempt: 'You are heading into a world of hurt'

    05/15/2019 10:26:58 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 15, 2019 | Ronn Blitzer
    House Democrats are "heading into a world of hurt" if they escalate their fight with Attorney General Bill Barr over access to the full Robert Mueller report, according to constitutional law expert Jonathan Turley. Turley, a George Washington University law professor, issued the warning during testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. As lawmakers grilled him and other legal scholars on issues having to do with executive privilege and congressional oversight, Turley stated that while he generally tends to give weight to congressional power, they are sure to lose if they go to court for the purpose of holding...
  • Admission by Nadler threatens Democrats' effort to drag William Barr before federal judge

    05/12/2019 8:36:17 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 67 replies
    Washington Times ^ | May 12, 2019 | By Jeff Mordock
    As Democrats push forward with a plan to haul Attorney General William Barr before a federal judge for contempt of Congress, a stunning admission by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler could torpedo that case, legal experts say. The House Judiciary Committee last week took the first step toward holding Mr. Barr in contempt for defying a Congressional subpoena demanding special counsel Robert Mueller’s “full unredacted” report along with all the supporting evidence. Republicans say he even rejected an amendment that sought to carve grand jury information out of the subpoena, issued in March. But Mr. Nadler now says he...
  • Andrew McCarthy: Politics is front and center for Russiagate probe -- and the farce has reached...

    05/11/2019 8:40:09 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 11, 2019 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    Full title: Andrew McCarthy: Politics is front and center for Russiagate probe -- and the farce has reached new heightsPolitics is front and center for the Russiagate probe, which has reached previously unknown heights of farce – and that’s saying something. This week saw the spectacle of the House Judiciary Committee holding the attorney general of the United States in contempt for withholding Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s final report … notwithstanding that the report was actually provided to lawmakers. Desperate to project the illusion of cover-up in the utter absence of cover-up, Democrats proceeded against the attorney general even though...
  • Nadler: Mueller Won’t Testify in Front of House Panel Next Week

    05/10/2019 1:02:13 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 29 replies ^ | May 10, 2019 | Claire Hansen
    SPECIAL COUNSEL ROBERT Mueller will not testify before the House Judiciary Committee next week, panel Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler said Friday. Nadler, a Democrat from New York, told reporters the committee is still in talks with the Justice Department over Mueller's appearance, but he expects Mueller to testify eventually. [ READ: President Donald Trump Asserts Executive Privilege Over Mueller Report ] "He will come at some point. If it's necessary, we will subpoena him," Nadler said, according to The Hill. The committee was hoping that Mueller would testify on May 15. The panel has been sparring with the Justice Department...
  • Republican Rep 'Can't Wait' to See the Look on the Judge's Face

    05/08/2019 9:50:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies ^ | May 8, 2019 | Cortney O'Brien
    The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing Wednesday after President Trump invoked executive privilege to reject Chairman Jerrold Nadler's (D-NY) demands to see the full unredacted Robert Mueller report. Democrats on the committee are pursuing contempt charges against Barr for refusing their demands. At the hearing, Republican Rep. Andy Biggs (AZ) said he “can’t wait” to see the look on the judge’s face when his Democratic colleagues provide the following facts:Attorney General William Barr offered to let us view the less redacted version of the report, but we didn’t even bother to look at it.He permitted us to take notes...
  • Mueller won't testify next week, says House Judiciary chair -reports

    05/10/2019 10:59:21 AM PDT · by detective · 31 replies
    MSN News ^ | 5/10/2019
    U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller will not testify before Congress next week, the Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee told reporters on Friday, according to media reports. Chairman Jerrold Nadler said he hopes he does not have to subpoena Mueller to appear before lawmakers but that he would issue one if necessary, adding that negotiations are continuing, Bloomberg, Fox News and other outlets reported. Nadler also said his panel had again issued a subpoena to former White House counsel Don McGahn and that lawmakers expect him to appear May 21 or face being cited for contempt, Fox News journalists...
  • Nadler says Mueller will not testify next week

    05/10/2019 9:48:51 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 57 replies
    House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y) said Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller will not be testifying before his panel next week. Nadler told reporters that the committee is still negotiating over his testimony with the Justice Department and Mueller but expects him to appear. “He will come at some point. If it’s necessary, we will subpoena him,” Nadler said. Democrats had originally hoped Mueller would testify on May 15.
  • Meadows: Jerry Nadler Is Going Crazy Because He Knows The Truth About Spygate Is Coming Out

    05/10/2019 3:45:00 AM PDT · by Libloather · 27 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 5/09/19 | Tim Hains
    **SNIP** REP. MARK MEADOWS: In the coming days -- and by days, I mean just a few days -- we will start to see a lot of this unravel. But as it unravels, part of why you are seeing Jerry Nadler and others go crazy because they know that the truth is coming out. And for as passionate as they were today, and my good friend Jim Jordan did a great job in that committee hearing, but as passionate as they were today, they haven't been passionate when we've been in the privacy of those rooms, asking those questions like...
  • Nadler's right- we are in a Constitutional crisis

    05/09/2019 2:47:36 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 35 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-09-19 | DrJohn
    The pompous toad who now runs the House Judiciary committee, Jerry Nadler, has declared that the United States is now in the midst of a Constitutional crisis. Here is his hyperbolic rant: During a press conference after the House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt on Wednesday, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler (D-NY) stated that we “are now in a constitutional crisis.” Nadler said, “We’ve talked for a long time about approaching a constitutional crisis. We are now in it. We are now in a constitutional crisis. … Now is the time of testing...