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okaawhatever

(9,482 posts)
Wed Apr 6, 2022, 06:43 PM Apr 2022

Trump Admin Officials Dan Scavino and Peter Navarro Found in Contempt of Congress

H.R. 1037 (I may be off a vote or two)

Yea Nay
Democrats 218 0

Republicans 2 203

Total 220 203

Republican Yea votes were Cheney and Kinzinger I believe. Not confirmed yet.

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Trump Admin Officials Dan Scavino and Peter Navarro Found in Contempt of Congress (Original Post) okaawhatever Apr 2022 OP
Yay 😍 Native Apr 2022 #1
That is truly a great job done. Tragically, now it goes to the DOJ and their Scrivener7 Apr 2022 #2
Well said. mia Apr 2022 #6
K&R UTUSN Apr 2022 #3
I'm reminded of the old saying vlyons Apr 2022 #4
tells me bluestarone Apr 2022 #5
And now what? superpatriotman Apr 2022 #7
This is what I found Chainfire Apr 2022 #8
Referred to DOJ for prosecution. Possible sentence 1 yr and/or $100,000 fine nt okaawhatever Apr 2022 #9
and a whopping 2 repubs voted yea mnmoderatedem Apr 2022 #10
Fine and good as far as this goes, but there doesn't seem to be accountability... Thomas Hurt Apr 2022 #11

Scrivener7

(51,407 posts)
2. That is truly a great job done. Tragically, now it goes to the DOJ and their
Wed Apr 6, 2022, 06:45 PM
Apr 2022

Department of Forgotten Crimes and Absent Consequences.

Or, an even worse possibility, the Department of Undotted I's and Uncrossed T's.

 

Chainfire

(17,757 posts)
8. This is what I found
Wed Apr 6, 2022, 07:06 PM
Apr 2022

The criminal offense of contempt of Congress sets the penalty at not less than one month nor more than twelve months in jail and a fine of not more than $100,000 or less than $100.

Lets see if anyone really goes to jail.

Thomas Hurt

(13,903 posts)
11. Fine and good as far as this goes, but there doesn't seem to be accountability...
Wed Apr 6, 2022, 07:36 PM
Apr 2022

or consequences. Until that happens this only an exercise in having the boundaries of executive privilege adjudicated and not much else.

Real shitshow begins if the christofascists win the House this fall, then this whole effort for some accountability is going to fall apart.

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