Arrest Calls As Donald Trump ‘Prison’ Debate Erupts On The Left

Democrats in the House flexing oversight power against President Trump announcing new hearings on the Mueller report and a new, separate vote to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt of Congress. This action coming as Democrats debate how to punish Trump aides stonewalling investigations — even calling for arrests.

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Mueller’s comments are absolutely reprehensible: Former federal prosecutor

Former federal prosecutor Fred Tecce on special counsel Robert Mueller’s handling of the Russia investigation//Fox News

Special counsel Robert Mueller stood by his report into President Donald Trump’s campaign in his first public remarks since it was released Wednesday, saying his report would be his “testimony” if he is subpoenaed to speak before Congress.

Mueller defended his report into the Trump campaign at a press conference at the Department of Justice, adding he would be “formally closing the special counsel’s office” and that he would be “resigning from the Department of Justice to return to private life.”

US AG Defiance: Can Congress show Barr the real ‘bar’?

Congress, Bar Barr and Get to the Truth

ROBERT KIDD From Montreal Canada: Concerning BARR: Congress has three formal methods by which it can combat non-compliance with a duly issued subpoena. Each of these methods invokes the authority of a separate branch of government. First, the long dormant inherent contempt power permits Congress to rely on its own constitutional authority to detain and imprison a contemnor until the individual complies with congressional demands. Second, the criminal contempt statute permits Congress to certify a contempt citation to the executive branch for the criminal prosecution of the contemnor. Finally, Congress may rely on the judicial branch to enforce a congressional subpoena. Under this procedure, Congress may seek a civil judgment from a federal court declaring that the individual in question is legally obligated to comply with the congressional subpoena.

Trump and Putin discussed the Nuclear Accord, Venezuela and The Mueller Report, The President who did not talk to Mueller about Putin talks to Putin about Mueller

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have addressed a wide range of topics in a telephone conversation on May 3 — their first contact since the G20 summit in Argentina last year.

The topics included nuclear arms control, Venezuela, Ukraine, North Korea, and Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.

Trump, speaking to reporters as he met in the Oval Office with Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini, said, “We’re talking about a nuclear agreement where we make less and they make less and maybe where we get rid of some of the tremendous firepower that we have right now.”

Trump said China during trade talks had “felt very strongly” about joining the United States and Russia in limiting nuclear arms.