Pelosi’s Lack of Leadership Stalls Meirs And Bolten Contempt

Once again Nancy Pelosi has shown us that our over paid members of Congress can only handle one task at a time. Or is it that Nancy Pelosi missed the meaning of Speaker of the House and her duty to the American public. Pelosi has decided that while Congress and Bush put together […]

Conyers Prepares To File Contemp On Bolten And Miers

Conyers Offers White House Last Chance to Comply with Committee Subpoenas, Files Contempt Report

(Washington, DC)- Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) offered White House Counsel Fred Fielding yet another opportunity to negotiate terms and agree on compliance with the committee’s subpoenas issued to Joshua Bolten, for documents, and Harriet […]

Judiciary Committee Passes Contempt Resolution

UPDATE FROM CNN The panel’s decision now goes to the House floor for a vote.

The full House is unlikely to take up the issue before the August recess, a Democratic leadership aide told CNN.

The Committee has approved the report recommending to the House that Miers and Bolten be cited […]

Report Suggests Laws Broken in Attorney Firings

I think there’s a good chance Miers is going to jail.

House Democrats, preparing for a vote today on contempt citations against President Bush’s chief of staff and former counsel, produced a report yesterday that for the first time alleges specific ways that several administration officials may have broken the law during the […]

Pelosi Promises Contempt Charge For Harriet Miers

SF Chronicle

Congress this week will take the next step to force the Bush administration to hand over information about the dismissal of U.S. attorneys and the politicization of the Justice Department, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Saturday.

The House Judiciary Committee will bring contempt of Congress charges against the administration this […]

Bush; DoJ Will Not Pursue Contempt Charges

I am sick and tires of this administrations constant stonewalling and lying. If you have nothing to hide and if you did nothing wrong, one would cooperate. Isn’t that what honest descent people believe. But then we are speaking of Bush.

Bush administration officials unveiled a bold new assertion of executive authority yesterday […]

Democrats Move Toward Holding Miers in Contempt

Congressional Democrats inched closer to holding Harriet Miers in contempt yesterday after the former White House Counsel reiterated her decision not to comply with subpoenas seeking testimony and documents related to the recent firing of eight U.S. attorneys.

The House Judiciary Committee is weighing what to do next but has few options other […]

Miers Rejects Subpoena Compliance

Former White House Counsel Harriet Miers has again rejected calls from the House Judiciary Committee to comply with a subpoena for her testimony on the firing of 9 US Attorneys in 2006 and 2007. The Committee had set a deadline of 5 PM for Miers to explain how she would comply with the […]

House Panel Rejects Bush Privilege Claim

Well this should be an interesting event to watch unfold. I took the highlights of the Washington Post article but if you read the whole article, the Republican are whining about Democratic political play.

Personally, I am sick and tired of the do nothing; complain about everything that is lawful GOP. […]

Harriet Miers In Inherent Contempt

From AMERICAblog:

Would you like to see Harriet Miers, Dick Cheney and Karl Rove being led to jail by the Capitol Hill Police and the House’s Sargeant at Arms? Would Friday be good for you?

Two Words: INHERENT CONTEMPT

Inherent Contempt is a little used, little known tool that the House or Senate […]