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In federal court today, a hypothetical question from a Trump-appointed judge to the House general counsel led to a wild imagining about how a confrontation between the House and the Department of Justice. Aired on 01/03/20.
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‘We’ll Send The Sergeant At Arms Over To The Justice Department’ | The Last Word | MSNBC


  1. “Trump appointed” There’s your problem. The stupidity starts at the top and trickles down. This is the republican trickle down theory in action for all to see.

    1. ‘But the natural, nonspiritual arrogant leftist man does not accept or welcome or admit into his heart the gifts and teachings and revelations of the Spirit of God, for they are folly (meaningless nonsense) to him; and he is INCAPEBLE of knowing them because they are spiritually discerned and estimated and appreciated’, 1Cor2:14

    2. Downright Dutch delusional low iq Dutchy the clown with more of her bible thumping. Another deluded turd to add to the list of morons.

    3. @Genevieve Words name a single crime that has been committed moron.You watch what happens in 2020 since we’re talking about history not being kind.The whole country is going to vote and you democrats are in for a rude awakening.You people don’t know when to stop and everybody is fed up with you clowns.Millions of democrats don’t agree with how far left you idiots have gone

  2. Justice is blind. This judge just adds deaf and ignorant to the list. Probably a life long Fox News viewer.

    1. @Sovereign Butterfly you can also include the rest of Republican party and some Democrat who ban Philippine government officials to your country when I say lunatic

    2. @Sovereign Butterfly your analogy on child support is very wrong in this situation in contrast to the judge hypothetical question

    1. All he did, appointed and touched ,should be reversed,,for an unlegitimate president..all he has done is unlegit.

  3. This is what happens when we appoint judges according to idealogical checkboxes as opposed to actual professional qualifications.

    1. @Jeweled Bird An ‘impeachable offense’ can be as simple as an assessment of incompetence to do the job. Remember, a lot of these appointees are not considered qualified by the American Bar Association. Impeaching the odd judge here or there has happened a number of times. Removing a whole lot of judges probably won’t happen. Like so much else right now, it would at least be unprecedented but, hey, since we’re in uncharted monster-infested waters now anyway, I hold out hope.

    2. @Truck Taxi Obviously appoint the most outstanding people, the deep thinkers who are fair and just, not just the barely qualified people who just so happen to fit the ruling party’s grocery list of issues of the day

  4. If the police say they found a dead body in your car and your response is illegal search…we can assume you’re not contesting the body in your car. LOL

    1. @Verum illic People, stop giving these appointees the benefit of the doubt. They UNDERSTAND, they just…don’t…CARE. THAT is why trump appointed these people, to protect him when it became necessary to do so.

  5. With that question, she should have to be recused. If she doesn’t understand why a gun battle on Captial Hill is inappropriate.

    1. Firstly, the courts can not, should not, and will not enforce laws. They offer opinions, make decisions, and issue orders it is then up to others (law enforcement officers) to receive, understand, and execute the orders with force if necessary.

      Well now here’s the major problem all law enforcement officers in the United States are under the top law enforcement officer which is the attorney general.

      So if she issued an order and the executive branch chooses not to comply what can the sergeant of arms do? That law enforcement agency is not autonomous they are not independent they must get their training, and certification from the attorney general even if their Authority comes from Congress.

      The Attorney General’s office comes out of the executive branch so if you don’t like something that the Top Cop is doing you appeal to the president and if you don’t like that you either move on or you impeach him.

  6. Why in the world is she asking this? Is she not supposed to know this stuff?
    Is she implying that DOJ would possibly not follow a court order?

    1. Well…judges appointed serve under the law of good behavior. If/when they do not conduct themselves properly, they can be removed from the bench. There’s likely going to be some of that in our future, as well it should be!

    2. @Okkie Trooy Her affect was totally off, just what we’ve come to expect with anybody associated with the boiled orange turnip.

    3. @angela bluebird60 Yes they can and I hope when the democrats take back the senate, they deal with these…individuals.

    1. There should never be such a thing as a life time appointee. There should always be checks and balances, and some kind of review of performance. But, yeah, you could just purge them.

    2. @Jon Z They can be impeached, just like the pres. Matter of fact, theres been about 17 Federal judges removed from office thru impeachment. But tRump has seated 180+ judges… thats a lot of impeaching.

    3. Larry Klooze at the same token… you can’t impeach a judge or a president because you don’t like them or agree with them

    1. Randy Fuentes no the democrat party has to go they are no longer American 68 % of the democrats votes in my city alone have left the party !

  7. House Democrats are too soft. They should’ve jailed all the people that ignored their subpoenas. The minute they don’t show up.

    1. @The Insane Shecklador It would require dems to bring their spines to the chamber, and most dems can’t find their spines anymore.

    2. @Larry Klooze Unfortunately neither can most republicans. The senate trial looks like it’s going to be a joke with most of them not even willing to listen to evidence.

    1. @SkyGemini

    2. YouTube Moderator The Reps have been stonewalling the hole time. The Dems have asked for information, have issued subpoenas, and people have refused to testify. I said from the beginning when Munch refused to give up the Income taxes, that they should call the Sgt. at Arms, put him in jail, and fine him 15000 per day until he complies. That is in the Constitution. But nobody has done this because it’s outdated. These idiots are employed by US!! They’re all stealing millions, although they’re millionaires, and the Dems are sitting on their hands. The Dems have to hit them where it hurts, and that’s in the wallet. But because their Boss is so corrupt, the truth will come out. We teach our children not to lie, to be respectful, and have empathy, but with this Scum it really shows that people with little or no Character are willing and able to do anything without effecting their hearts. We are living in a very Dangerous time.

    1. The practice would be following the Constitution as written. “Sargent at Arms” as it’s supposed to be practiced!
      Persons trying to bypass the Constitution by coaxing a radical element to ignore the long held practice of superficially practicing this one practice of sending a House member, namely “Sargent at Arms” to pickup the Evidence, that is legally bound to be sent to the House of representatives is practice as is needed now to complete practice of LAW.
      She is trying to wake up with a hypothetical question. Hmm!

    1. bet shes one of drumpf high commander in grief disciples appointed and with corruption badge of dishonor… meh

    2. That’s how seriously Republicans take American security, and corruption. It’s just a word game to them. They would gleefully murder half of America if it got them 50 extra cents on their paycheck. They are immature, ignorant, sociopaths, and trump puts them in charge of everything… disgusting and dangerous.

    3. The Judge seems to be owned/operated by modern day tRUmp & GOP outlaws! Disgusting how the Judge openly exhibits bias towards ruling against Congress’s Lawyer! WTF kind of Judge is this?

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