Skip to comments.Trump impeachment: White House aides can be made to testify
Posted on 11/25/2019 10:46:25 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
A federal judge has ruled that White House staff can be made to testify before Congress, rejecting the Trump administration's claims of immunity.
The ruling specifically compels former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify in the inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 US election.
(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.com ...
not true, they can be forced to show up but still trump can claim executive privileged and they don’t have to say a word.
Someone really needs to read the court decision on this one.
The BEEB is uber lefty and anti-Trump.
A federal judge has ruled...He says breathlessly.
GMTA/heard the same American news on this; I see.
They actually CANT be made to testify they just have to show up, once they show up they can refuse to answer questions because of executive privilege!!!
Obama appointed judge who goes against the Constitution separation of powers. She ignores years of precedence and multiple rulings because SHE doesnt like it. Executive privilege derives from the Presidents veto power. If it takes a two-thirds vote of both houses to over-ride a Presidential veto, a single presidential NO vote of a Congressional action, then the mere assertion of a committees vote to compel an executive department revelation must also succeed in garnering a two-thirds congressional dual house support. If they have that, impeachment is a Foregone conclusion.
This idiot Obama judge does not know constitutional law or case law. Congress does not have the power to break executive privilege. . . Nor does a single district judge. That would require the US Supreme Court.
Someone really needs to read the court decision on this one.Like the poster.
You really deflated his pro-European excitement on this.
Nope. Fake news. They can be compelled to APPEAR, for the amount of time this rogue judges ruling stands, which won’t be long. They can then APPEAR and invoke executive privilege or their 5th amendment right. We are not yet that kind of country where you can be forced to testify.
Ketanji Brown Jackson (born September 1970) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. In 2016, she was reportedly interviewed as one of Barack Obama's potential nominees for the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Antonin Scalia.
Early life and education Jackson (née Brown) was born in Washington, D.C. Her parents, Johnny and Ellery Brown, are an attorney and retired school principal, respectively. Jackson graduated from Miami Palmetto High School in 1988. Her parents still reside in Miami. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude in government in 1992 from Harvard University and a Juris Doctor degree cum laude in 1996 from Harvard Law School, where she was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. Jackson has served as a law clerk for three federal judges, including U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts Judge Patti B. Saris and U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit Judge Bruce M. Selya. She clerked for Associate Justice Stephen Breyer of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1999 until 2000. Wikipedia
Scant legal qualifications for where she sits, let alone the Supreme Court. Obviously her creeds are that shes reliably progressive and leftist.
It’ll take 3 Donald J Trumps to clean out DC and the federal judiciary after what Soetero and the globalists that came before him have done to it. Good Lord.
Another Soetero appointee making sh*t up as she goes in support of the Resistance.
As incredibly painful as it would be, it would be educational to attend some type of social gathering with these clowns. Just to listen to them talk and pat themselves on the back. Of course, I doubt any of them have bbq’s like the rest of us with some meat on a grill and a cooler full of beer.
A ClownBammy judge rules that the Derp State can do anything it wants to.
Or they could continuously plead the Fifth Amendment.
The American people would really like that.
They always take kindly to people on live TV taking the Fifth.
Thats one strategy.
She would have been a good little Marxist Muppet for the Left.
The 5th Amendment does not cease to exist in Congress.
I read it at wiki....She was a damn clerk for years...and not much more.
I know a guy who has done construction work for a couple of Federal judges.
Said they were both Lefties [who had "grown" in office]. He had to keep his mouth shut while they were Lefty-ing away over the whiskey...
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