Skip to comments.FNC’s Napolitano, McCarthy Push Back on Turley’s Anti-Impeachment Argument: ‘Simply Wrong’
Posted on 12/05/2019 6:42:32 AM PST by ChicagoConservative27
On Wednesday, during Fox News Channels special coverage of the Judiciary Committee impeachment inquiry hearings, Fox News legal commentators Andrew Napolitano and Andy McCarthy took a critical look at George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turleys argument against impeaching President Donald Trump.
Napolitano said, Where I disagree with my dear friend, Ive worked with him and testified alongside him, Jonathan Turley, on the significance of obstruction of justice, he is forgetting that the House has the sole, s-o-l-e power of impeachment. It does not need to go to a court for approval. It doesnt need to get its subpoena enforced. When the president receives a subpoena, Mick Mulvaney, Mike Pompeo receive a subpoena, and they throw it in a drawer. They do not comply or challenge because the president told them to, that is the act of obstruction. Jonathan Turley has argued that the Congress needs to go to court and get an order to enforce the subpoena. And the failure to comply with that court subpoena is obstruction. That is a misreading of the obstruction statute
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Eddie Munster strikes again.
Nappy is wrong again. Weird, right?
I am shocked or something.
Nappy’s hatred has destroyed his reason.
Is Napolitano still hanging out at the park taking pictures of the little boys playing soccer, or did he stop??
The failed, useless Judge has killed what little career he had left!!! What an idiot!!!
Turley was a disaster for these idiots! One reason the Botox Bi*ch made her statement this morning! The Dems are desperate to CYA!
Exactly where was the queenie Napolitano supposedly a judge? Night court for minor traffic offenses, justice of the peace in some podunk township?
Here come da judge
Here come da judge
Here come da judge
If the Exec Branch claims Executive privilege, Congress has to go to court. Moreover, I’m of the opinion that we need to expunge the concept of obstruction of justice when there has been no actual crime.
Who is this Napolitano guy anyway? I don’t follow him, never did.
He’s getting his 5 minutes of airtime each day which is all he craves. He’s auditioning for his future employment at CNN or MSNBC.
Inquiring minds want to know: Has anyone ever seen Judge Nappy and Matt Drudge in the same picture together? If not, hmmmm....
What Nappy is forgetting is Turley agrees the House is the arbiter of impeachment — but stated that the partisan impeachment effort with literally no facts to support it would be an abuse of that power.
Posting crap from Fox News here is no different than posting crap from CNN or MSNBC.
Yesterday’s hearing is like throwing out a huge trolling net to see what we can catch. Looks like we caught a few minnows over at FNC. Hopefully we can reel in some whoppers at CNN and MSNBC.
These people all look like idiots. How the hell do they even get on TV?
The house painters on the YouTube channel “Blue Collar Logic” do a MUCH better job.
Obstruction of the House of Representatives isn’t obstruction of justice.
We have three co-equal branches of government.
If the President has to obey congress then the Exec is a lesser branch. But is not. It is equal to the legislative branch. The third branch (judicial) is the tie-breaker.
I’m curious...because I don’t watch any news...
Do Napolitano and McCarthy actually think that Trump has committed an impeachable offense? I get the feeling that they are looking at the procedural aspect as opposed to the actual “crime” itself.
If they do think that, then I’m surprised about McCarthy. I thought he was smarter than that. Not surprised by Napolitano.
Moreover, Im of the opinion that we need to expunge the concept of obstruction of justice when there has been no actual crime.
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