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LaMouffette

(1,982 posts)
Wed Nov 18, 2020, 03:27 PM Nov 2020

The House Oversight Committee should subpoena Emily Murphy to come testify immediately.

And if she ignores the subpoena, hold her in contempt of Congress and arrest her.

She needs to publicly explain her refusal to formally recognize President-Elect Joe Biden and release the funds needed to carry out the transition to the new administration.

I don't think her excuses would hold up very well against Katie Porter and her whiteboard.

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The House Oversight Committee should subpoena Emily Murphy to come testify immediately. (Original Post) LaMouffette Nov 2020 OP
Sad to say, but she's now trying to play the victim... Raster Nov 2020 #1
I saw that one too on CNN. Straight in the waste bin. No sympathy from me. ffr Nov 2020 #6
Trump would simply order her not to appear. MineralMan Nov 2020 #2
I'm at the same place. maxsolomon Nov 2020 #5
This x 1000 Ferrets are Cool Nov 2020 #7
That might get her attention, however Sherman A1 Nov 2020 #3
"Your Subpoenas are meaningless". maxsolomon Nov 2020 #4

Raster

(20,996 posts)
1. Sad to say, but she's now trying to play the victim...
Wed Nov 18, 2020, 03:30 PM
Nov 2020

...and even sadder to say: CNN is playing right along.

ffr

(22,606 posts)
6. I saw that one too on CNN. Straight in the waste bin. No sympathy from me.
Wed Nov 18, 2020, 04:43 PM
Nov 2020

She's in this dirty deed 100%. Hell, it's probably 99% her idea! And I bet it all comes back to tRump's pardon guarantees as he's walked out the door.

MineralMan

(146,026 posts)
2. Trump would simply order her not to appear.
Wed Nov 18, 2020, 03:53 PM
Nov 2020

Then what?

So, they are not going to do that. The problem is that there is no set schedule for the transition, and Trump can delay until every state has certified its elections and maybe even until the Electoral College submits its vote.

No law covers this period of time after the election, with regard to transition.

The whole thing is set up for honorable people in office. We have a dishonorable person as President, and he is stonewalling this transition thing. I don't think there is much that can be done about it, short of impeachment and removal from office, and that would still not get through the Senate with a 67 vote majority.

So, we're sort of stuck at this point. I don't see a way out, as long as Trump refuses to cooperate.

maxsolomon

(32,743 posts)
5. I'm at the same place.
Wed Nov 18, 2020, 04:40 PM
Nov 2020

MAYBE that asshole concedes after the EC vote. Maybe after Congress certifies it. Maybe.

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