A federal judge just said ‘no’ to Democrats, and President Trump is smiling. Anti-Trump liberals — especially those in Congress — have been embarrassed once again.
In a vain attempt to continue their witch-hunt, the Democrat-controlled House Judiciary Committee tried to link a former senior White House aide to their request for grand jury information on the Russia probe. Now that’s been put to a stop.
D.C. District Court Chief Judge Beryl Howell wrote that the committee’s subpoena of the White House counsel Don McGahn doesn’t relate to their other request and therefore cannot be connected to it.
Judge Howell said that “closer examination demonstrates that these connections between the two cases are too superficial and attenuated for the instant McGahn Subpoena Case to qualify,” which surely enraged Democrats.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) rightly accused the committee, which is led by Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY), of trying to “game the system” by linking the two cases superficially.
“This later-filed, subpoena-enforcement suit involves no issues of fact or law common to the earlier Grand Jury application, nor does it focus on a common event or transaction such that the matters would be ‘related,” argued the DOJ.
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