Saturday, November 2, 2019

New Resolution Boxes Out Impeachment Critics, Gives Schiff Even More Power

Democrats are supercharging their attempt to impeach President Donald Trump with a resolution that would shuffle powers around, boxing out impeachment critics while giving Rep. Adam Schiff even more power.
Democrats passed House Resolution 660 Thursday.
The resolution’s stated objective is “directing certain committees to continue their ongoing investigations as part of the existing House of Representatives inquiry into whether sufficient grounds exist for the House of Representatives to exercise its Constitutional power to impeach Donald John Trump, President of the United States of America, and for other purposes.”
In actuality, the move only puts more power into Schiff’s hands while apparently denying Republicans the right to call their own witnesses without approval.
According to the Washington Examiner’s assessment of the resolution, it strips the House Oversight and Foreign Affairs committees of their power of investigation.
LINK: The Adam Schiff Empowerment Act
From now on, only the Adam Schiff-led Intelligence Committee will be asking the questions.
Impeachment critics Reps. Jim Jordan and Mark Meadows, as well as other Republicans on the committees no longer allowed to interview witnesses, are effectively being boxed out of a major part of the investigation.
“It’s totally one-sided,” Meadows told the Washington Examiner. “They can continue to do secret depositions. --->
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Byron York: The Adam Schiff Empowerment Act

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