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Sat Jun 2, 2018, 09:59 PM

Question here Which court

Will decide if Mueller CAN subpoena Rump? How does this work? Can someone explain this process we are about to witness? (MAYBE?)

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bluestarone Jun 2018 OP
The Velveteen Ocelot Jun 2018 #1
bluestarone Jun 2018 #2
The Velveteen Ocelot Jun 2018 #3
bluestarone Jun 2018 #4

Response to bluestarone (Original post)

Sat Jun 2, 2018, 10:14 PM

1. Since his testimony would be presented to a grand jury, the subpoena

would come from the grand jury at Mueller's request. The law is still a little fuzzy about whether a president can be compelled to appear before a grand jury pursuant to a subpoena, but the case of United States v. Nixon suggests he can - although that subpoena was for documents and not testimony. If the subpoena is issued and is challenged (as it certainly would), Trump's lawyers would move the court supervising the grand jury to quash the subpoena. And however that came out, it would go to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals and then the Supreme Court. It's also possible it could bypass the Court of Appeals and go directly to the Supreme Court, which is what happened in the Nixon case.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #1)

Sat Jun 2, 2018, 10:21 PM

2. TY for this.

What state would Mueller's 1st subpoena be called in? NY or WA?

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Response to bluestarone (Reply #2)

Sat Jun 2, 2018, 10:22 PM

3. D.C. They are in federal court in Washington, D.C.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #3)

Sat Jun 2, 2018, 10:26 PM

4. TY again

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