When will Congress start using that jail ???

Mealy mouthed Democrats need to step it up.

There are remedies for contempt filled aggressive chest beating distractors such as this Lewandowski and this Attorney General Barr, a character who seems straight out of some cheap Russian novel - who need to be cut down a few notches, this is supposed America after all . . . rule of law, equal rights and all that jazz.

 

The Fix - Analysis ‘Inherent contempt’: How House Democrats could fine or even jail Trump officials who refuse to cooperate

 

By Amber Phillips
September 23
House Democrats are so frustrated with President Trump’s administration and his allies blocking their investigative efforts that some have seriously encouraged invoking a long-dormant power Congress has to jail or fine uncooperative witnesses. House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), the lawmaker leading the impeachment inquiry, indicated some support for the idea, The Washington Post reported.

It sounds extreme, but it’s an authority so integral to Congress that it’s in the name “inherent contempt.” Congress used that authority throughout much of its history to enforce its ability to subpoena people and documents, though it hasn’t been used in nearly a century.

Under inherent contempt, Congress could fine people who aren’t cooperating with them today. At the top of their list for any of these punishments might be the acting director of national intelligence, Joseph Maguire, who is withholding a whistleblower complaint about the president, or former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, who complied with a subpoena but mocked Congress once there. …
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/09/23/inherent-contempt-how-house-democrats-could-fine-or-even-jail-trump-officials-who-refuse-cooperate/

Damn straight.

Start jailing and fining the justice obstructers! Fine them big time! Do it ASAP!