Jailing Trump Officials Should Be an Option

The House has power—if it uses it.

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The House Democrats appear to be taking off the table the threat of jailing Trump officials who continue to defy congressional subpoenas. That would be a mistake.

They are, I think, moving in the right direction. A resolution heading to the floor on June 11 would give the House Judiciary Committee sweeping powers to bring future contempt charges. The me…

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