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Impeachment (Coup) – Subpoena
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Posted By: Imright, 10/4/2019 8:42:05 PM

House Democrats on Friday ramped up their impeachment (coup) efforts and subpoenaed the White House for documents related to President Trump’s phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Associated Press reported: The impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump widened on Friday into a constitutional battle between the executive branch and Congress, as Democrats subpoenaed White House officials and the president signaled his administration would not cooperate. Three Democratic chairmen — Reps. Elijah Cummings, Adam Schiff and Eliot Engel — warned Trump in a letter accompanying their subpoena, stating,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: GW_Rider 10/4/2019 8:49:09 PM (No. 197973)
Cowboys & democrats is fast approaching...
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Kowgirl 10/4/2019 9:27:51 PM (No. 197987)
Why is the word "subpoena" continually being thrown around? It's my understanding after listening to several legal talking heads today that without a congressional vote to initiate an official impeachment inquiry, all these three stooges can do is "request" information/documents.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Locarno 10/4/2019 9:39:09 PM (No. 197997)
#2 thats exactly what I was thinking. This is either shoddy journalism or simply ignorance of the rule of law (not surprising given the amount of disinformation being thrown out). But is also says the word 'subpoenaed" was picked up from an AssPress quote, so I'm inclined to believe the shoddy journalism theory.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lawsy0 10/4/2019 9:41:28 PM (No. 197998)
In the subpoena of the White House, were the actual rooms subpoenaed or only the roof, or only the windows and doors? Perhaps just the carpets and the furniture.? Could you be more specific. I am told a good lawyer can indict a ham sandwich.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Salt5792 10/4/2019 9:53:58 PM (No. 198011)
As best I can tell, all these subpoenas are being ignored, which is what they deserve.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: MDConservative 10/4/2019 10:09:11 PM (No. 198019)
The idea is that PDT and the WH not complying is "obstruction", preventing Congress from its legitimate oversight. Let's not forget, impeachment does not happen in a court of law. It's a political act. No crime or evidence thereof is actually necessary to send Articles of Impeachment to the Senate.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: curious1 10/4/2019 10:50:46 PM (No. 198034)
#6, there had better be actual high crimes or misdemeanors, and unimpeachable evidence thereof, or these coup plotters are going to be dangling by the neck from lamp posts...
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Reply 8 - Posted by: watashiyo 10/4/2019 11:18:05 PM (No. 198046)
Subpoena a WH, ...a bldg?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: judy 10/4/2019 11:20:17 PM (No. 198048)
So far all Schiff has done is letters...letters to threaten subpoenas. It’s October Schiff, you’v been doing this since January...it’s getting stale & musty.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: DVC 10/5/2019 2:40:59 AM (No. 198099)
Subpoena away. The Executive Branch will just ignore them. NO authority.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Trigger2 10/5/2019 3:32:56 AM (No. 198119)
What? They didn't accompany that subpoena with a 4 AM armed raid to hand the paper over? It's their usual trick for headlines.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: MDConservative 10/5/2019 12:19:36 PM (No. 198471)
#7...it takes a Senate supermajority as a "jury" to remove from office, after a majority in the House sends over Articles of Impeachment. Should PDT be removed, it will be a bipartisan act. Think the Republicans will soil their nest that that?
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