March 14, 2017

Republicans Are Threatening to Expose Trump as the Emperor With No Clothes

Aaron Black - The Washington Post:

Late Monday, a spokesman for House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) threatened to subpoena the Trump administration to produce evidence of Trump’s claim that President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the campaign. The White House has declined to produce this evidence publicly, offering various excuses

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Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) made his own threat. Last week, Graham — who is clearly skeptical of the wiretapping claim and chairs a subcommittee looking into it — asked the Justice Department and the FBI to provide copies of any warrants or court orders related to the alleged wiretapping. Having not received anything, Graham said Tuesday that he would announce his next steps Wednesday and may push for a special committee.

“They're about to screw up big time if they keep running to the intel committee and not answer that letter,” Graham said, according to CBS's Alan He. He added: “If they don't honor this request and give us an answer, then I would say that we need a joint select committee because regular order is not working.”

Hear the footsteps? These are leading Republican politicians threatening to subpoena and ask for a joint select committee to investigate the executive office of the president of the United States.

Where there’s that much smoke, there’s a house a’fire.

Good article. Worth a read.

#Trump #fraud #Lindsey #Graham #Devin #Nunes

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