Skip to comments.Breaking! Special Counsel Jack Smith Files "Gag Order" Against Trump So He Won't Influence An "Impartial" Jury Pool
Posted on 09/22/2023 7:42:48 AM PDT by Macho MAGA Man
Julie Kelly 🇺🇸 @julie_kelly2
NEW: After "accidentally" forgetting to add the proposed gag order in motion last week, Jack Smith filed it yesterday.
This is the furthest thing from a "narrow" order. It is another contempt trap not just for Trump but those around him including campaign spokesmen. Trump's only allowable response would be "no comment" or "I am not guilty."
(Excerpt) Read more at twitter.com ...
You mean like Jack will?
They have to entrap him, they have no case otherwise.
Trump team needs to file a gag order against these election interference hacks.
And, a Cease and Desist order.
But this won’t stop Deranged Smith and his equally deranged minions from “leaking” to the WaPo, NYT, CNN, etc.
You da man, Jack!..................
If Speaker McCarthy wasn’t on the Biden Bribery Payroll, he would Authorize a Subpoena , Arrest and Detainment order for Smith and give it to the House Judiciary Committee, so they could HOLD HIM IN THE CAPITOL JAIL to make sure he and his office abide from the exact same rules.
TITLE 2—THE CONGRESS
CHAPTER 6—CONGRESSIONAL AND COMMITTEE PROCEDURE; INVESTIGATIONS
Sec. 193. Privilege of witnesses
No witness is privileged to refuse to testify to any fact, or to produce any paper, respecting which he shall be examined by either House of Congress, or by any joint committee established by a joint or concurrent resolution of the two Houses of Congress, or by any committee of either House, upon the ground that his testimony to such fact or his production of such paper may tend to disgrace him or otherwise render him infamous.”
Simply look up Hinds Precedents, especially chapters 53 and 51, and Cannon’s Precedents, especially chapters 184-185. You’ll find numerous detailed cases of Congress asserting its power, arresting people, holding them until they agreed to answer questions, and then releasing them. Some of these people did not refuse to appear, but simply failed to satisfactorily answer questions.
Congress has the authority to arrest and imprison those found in Contempt. The power extends throughout the United States and is an inherent power (does not depend upon legislated act)
If found in Contempt the person can be arrested under a warrant of the Speaker of the House of Representatives or President of the Senate, by the respective Sergeant at Arms.
Statutory criminal contempt is an alternative to inherent contempt.
Under the inherent contempt power Congress may imprison a person for a specific period of time or an indefinite period of time, except a person imprisoned by the House of Representatives may not be imprisoned beyond adjournment of a session of Congress.
Imprisonment may be coercive or punitive.
 Joseph Story’s Commentaries on the Constitution, Volume 2, § 842 http://press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/print_documents/a1_5s21.html
 Anderson v. Dunn - 19 U.S. 204 - “And, as to the distance to which the process might reach, it is very clear that there exists no reason for confining its operation to the limits of the District of Columbia; after passing those limits, we know no bounds that can be prescribed to its range but those of the United States.” http://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/19/204/case.html
 Jurney v. MacCracken, 294 U.S. 125 http://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/294/125/case.html 73rd Cong., 78 Cong. Rec. 2410 (1934) https://archive.org/details/congressionalrec78aunit
 McGrain v. Daugherty, 273 U.S. 135 - Under a warrant issued by the President of the Senate the Deputy to the Senate Sergeant at Arms arrested at Cincinnati, Ohio, Mally S. Daugherty, who had been twice subpoenaed by the Senate and twice failed to appear. http://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/273/135/case.html
 Rules of the House of Representatives, Rule IV Duties of the Sergeant at Arms -  execute the commands of the House, and all processes issued by authority thereof, directed to him by the Speaker. http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/HMAN-105/pdf/HMAN-105-pg348.pdf
 An analysis of Congressional inquiry, subpoena, and enforcement http://www.constitutionproject.org/documents/when-congress-comes-calling-a-primer-on-the-principles-practices-and-pragmatics-of-legislative-inquiry/
In 1857, a New York Times reporter refused to say which members of Congress had asked him to get them bribes (protecting his “sources” just as various Judith Millers today protect the people who feed them proven lies that costs thousands of lives), so Congress locked him up until he answered and then banned him from Congress.
In 1924 an oil executive appeared but refused to answer certain questions, so the Senate held — literally held — him in contempt. Senator Thomas Walsh of Montana argued that this question of contempt was of the gravest importance, and that it involved “the very life of the effective existence of the House of Representatives of the United States and of the Senate of the United States.” The matter was taken to court, and the witness fined and imprisoned.
Dissolve the DC Circuit
Arrest Jack Smith for abuse of power
The Judge also used that same logic to ban all mass media negative coverage of President Trump......
That is why Trump won’t debate. The other candidates will bring up the indictments and Trump not allowed to respond or he violates gag order.
Next they’ll say Trump has to give up his Lawyers and use Smith’s commies
This gag order against Trump is meant mainly to prevent him from criticizing Biden on the campaign trail.
Precisely! One slip up and Trump is held in contempt.
i wonder if Congress is even aware of all of this...
Dissolve the DC Circuit
Arrest Jack Smith for abuse of power
if DC allows non citizens of the USA to vote, and jury pools are made up of people registered on the voter rolls, then NO American should be forced to stand trial in any DC court, imo.
USA Citizens are guaranteed to a trial by a jury of their peers and this is not possible in the DC court system
If the biased judge issues this order it gives Trump’s attorneys grounds to appeal this infringement of his constitutions rights all the way to the Supreme Court. This will delay this kangaroo court .Delay and disrupt by appeals is good strategy when fighting a biased court.
Oh, they are aware. And they are secretly cheering it on.
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