Congress? Are you going to take this?
"The executive branch is under no compulsion to testify to Congress, because Congress in fact doesn't have oversight ability." Tony Snow, March 22, 2007
I heard that, and you could have knocked me over with a feather.
And Article. I. Section. 3. of the Constitution of the
The Senate shall have the sole Power to try all Impeachments. When sitting for that Purpose, they shall be on Oath or Affirmation. When the President of the
Please follow this link to an official Senate publication that explains Congressional oversight better than I can. Here is the summary:
Judgment in Cases of Impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from Office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any Office of honor, Trust or Profit under the
Congressional oversight of policy implementation and administration, which has occurred throughout the
Would someone please explain to me just what the hell that is, if not oversight ability?
If congress doesn’t spike that right back over the net, we need a whole lot of new representation in two years. Both committees voted for subpoena power, and Republican Senator Charles Grassley specified he wanted to be on the record with his support of the authority.
Use as necessary. Contempt of Congress?
[originally posted at Watching Those We Chose]