June 7, 2019 | Reading Time: < 1 minute

Jailing Trump Officials Should Be an Option

If the Democrats don’t revive, or at least appear to be prepared to revive, the Capitol’s long-dormant powers of inherent contempt, they could vote for civil or criminal contempt all day every day and it wouldn’t matter. Contempt must have teeth to be compelling. It must have bite in order to deter future obstruction of Congress.

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If the Democrats don’t revive, or at least appear to be prepared to revive, the Capitol’s long-dormant powers of inherent contempt, they could vote for civil or criminal contempt all day every day and it wouldn’t matter. Contempt must have teeth to be compelling. It must have bite in order to deter future obstruction of Congress.

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