Yesterday, the January 6 Committee investigating the attack on the capitol complex to overturn the election and hand the presidency to Donald Trump voted unanimously to subpoena Hair Fuhrer for documents and his testimony. So, where will it go from here?
Robert Mueller gave up getting Trump to sit down and testify and answer questions directly over Russian collusion in the 2016 election. Trump gave written answers and for all we know, he didn’t write those answers. It was a major disappointment.
Now this committee is going to subpoena Trump to testify and to provide documents. But when it comes to documents, we know Trump has a history of lying on their whereabouts. We also know he loves the spotlight while also being a coward.
Trump has testified many times in the past, most recently in a case brought against him by the state of New York. During that deposition, Donald Trump pleaded the 5th over nearly 450 times. So don’t look for any direct answers from Trump if he does testify, though it’ll fun to watch him squirm if he testifies live.
But what happens if he refuses to comply with the subpoena? Will Congress send a referrel to the Department of Justice to prosecute Trump? This committee has done that in the past with mixed results. DOJ already has its hands full investigating those other documents regarding Trump. If Trump refuses to comply with a congressional subpoena, DOJ should charge him. He’s a private citizen after all.
And will Trump want to testify? As I wrote, he loves the spotlight and being on TV. He loves to brag about ratings. This is a guy who’s demanded that his version of events be presented to the committee. Now is his chance. But also keep in mind, Donald Trump is a big fat coward.
Donald Trump “truthed” a link to a Fox News story with the headline Trump ‘loves the idea of testifying’ before Jan. 6 committee: source close to the former president. That’s like me saying, “My friend says I like tacos” when I could tell you directly if I like tacos or not (for the record, I do like tacos…a lot). Trump can’t even be straight and direct on his sham social media site. What makes anyone believe he’ll give direct answers in a testimony?
Then Trump “truthed” 11 hours ago as of this writing, “I will be putting out my response to the Unselect Committee of political Hacks and Thugs tomorrow morning at 8:00. Thank you!” It is now 11:10 EST and he still hasn’t put out his response. In case you’re a Republican, 11:10 a.m. is AFTER 8 a.m. Again, Trump lied.
I predict Trump will not testify and create some bullshit as to his reason why. He’ll also continue to complain that his version of events haven’t been presented. His supporters will continue failing to see the hypocrisy and that both positions cancel each other out.
As for the committee, maybe they should try to lure him in with blondes with buckets.
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