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In the normal process of things, Congress would refer to this as 'criminal contempt' and refer the matter to the Department of Justice for the Attorney General to prosecute those who had defied subpoenas, with the end result being fines and jail time for those who violated the subpoena. Unfortunately, given William Barr's behavior towards obstructing the ...


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The exact limits of Presidential impeachment proceedings have not been tested in courts. They've barely been tested at all. Right now is only the fourth time impeachment inquiries have reached any level of significance (meaning, not just rhetorical bombast) in the country's history. The first time there was no court involvement at all that I'm aware of (...


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Many Trump supporters remain unconvinced by the testimony that has been given during the impeachment inquiry, and say they want to hear what the President has to say in a formal context (as opposed to his usual tweets and responses to the press). The main issue with this is that House impeachment proceedings most closely resembles a grand jury, not a trial, ...


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What are the rules for subpoenaing witnesses in a US Presidential Impeachment trial? What is (or, perhaps the better question is; In past impeachments, what were) the rules for subpoenaing a witness during a Presidential Impeachment trial? The rules for subpoenas are the same for any impeachment trial. The Senate determines who (people) and what (...


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Not the ones you name, but they have been interviewing witnesses. They seem to be focused on the whistleblower, and those involved in the related process. According to ABC News: The Senate intelligence committee's investigation is focused on examining the whistleblowing process. And despite the snag with the whistleblower's lawyers, Burr said his ...


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