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Trump Judge Wants To Severely Limit Congress’ Ability To Probe POTUS Misconduct


If a Trump-appointed appellate judge could have her way, Congress could only investigate presidential misconduct if it formally opened an impeachment inquiry — and went through an extensive process that included a full House vote.

For now, the views that Judge Neomi Rao expressed in a dissent Friday will have no effect in a dispute between House Democrats and President Trump over the House’s subpoena of his accounting firm for his financial records. The appellate panel on which she sat voted 2-1 to uphold the subpoena.
But her dissenting opinion laid out an extraordinarily narrow of view of when and how Congress …read more

Source:: TPM

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