Tag: House Resolution ro Legally Enforce Committee Subpoenas

Approved Resolution Empowers House Committees to Legally Enforce Subpoenas on Defiant Witnesses

Politics
Last Tuesday, June 12, 2019, the House of Representatives passed a resolution that empowers House Committee Chairpersons to legally enforce subpoenas on witnesses who refuse to appear before committee hearings. The resolution is viewed as the House's most forceful act in order to thwart the Trump administration's continuing effort to stonewall House Committee investigations. https://youtu.be/ITMKQcvWtIU Democratic Representative Jerrold Nadler and Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee announced that it has become necessary for them to have the blanket authority to go to court to federally enforce subpoenas. Arrogant rejections of subpoenas on orders of the present executive administration, is tantamount to a mockery of the power of the House and of the entire Congress. A blanket ...