The costliest petulantly pursued tax-payer funded witch hunt in American history.
(Washington Examiner | Susan Ferrechio) - House Democrats voted Thursday to subpoena a dozen Trump administration officials, including Jared Kushner, to obtain information about the treatment of illegal immigrants on the southern border, as well as alleged obstruction of justice by the president.
The 21-12 vote fell along party lines and is likely to escalate the ongoing battle between Democrats and the Trump administration over access to witnesses and documents related to the border situation, as well as former special counsel Robert Mueller’s report into alleged Russian collusion with the 2016 Trump campaign.
Those who do not comply with the subpoena could be subjected to a contempt-of-Congress vote.
The dozen include Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law, former national security adviser Michael Flynn, former chief of staff John Kelly, one-time Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Trump tweeted about the vote Thursday morning.
“Now the Democrats have asked to see 12 more people who have already spent hours with Robert Mueller, and spent a fortune on lawyers in so doing,” Trump tweeted. “How many bites at the apple do they get before working on Border Loopholes and Asylum.” ...continues.