Nancy Pelosi is going to face an arduous battle if she pushes forward with her attacks on Donald Trump’s rights as Former President.
The witch Hunt against Trump and his closest advisers, allies in Congress came to a head this week when it was revealed the “select group” of radical Leftists and their RINO cohorts would seek phone records and other electronic records from Donald Trump and members of his administration.
Former President Donald Trump claimed executive privilege would be defended as he chastised the Democratic-controlled House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol.
Signaling an effort to sue and make an executive privilege claim in court, Trump issued the declaration of defiance against the panel — which is now seeking electronic records from hundreds of individuals, including members of Congress — in a statement shared by his Save America leadership PAC, along with a fundraising link.
3 weeks ago, I tweeted about the Democrats gross attempt to unconstitutionally WAIVE Donald Trump’s EXECUTIVE privilege.
He just released this statement saying “Executive Privilege will be defended.”
Stay strong 45! We have your back! 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/01PoVkAH5S
— Alex Bruesewitz (@alexbruesewitz) August 26, 2021
The message comes after the Justice Department, under the Biden administration, declined to honor the executive privilege of Trump’s acting attorney general, Jeffrey Rosen, to testify to Congress about his role in the Capitol riot, clearing the way for other Trump-era officials to testify.
Trump, who urged supporters to march on the Capitol at a nearby rally on the day of the riot, was impeached by the House on a charge of incitement of insurrection but later acquitted by the Senate, then controlled by Republicans.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a California Democrat, formed the committee after Senate Republicans blocked appointing an independent, bipartisan commission.
Pelosi appointed two anti-Trump Republicans, Reps. Liz Cheney of Wyoming and Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, to serve on the panel. All other House Republicans oppose the committee, arguing it is partisan and will serve as a tool to bash the GOP ahead of the midterm elections next year.
Cheney said last month that the panel could subpoena Trump and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.
Author: Asa McCue