Thursday, November 3, 2011

Obama White House Subpoenaed 

The Washington Times reports that Solyndra documents have been subpoenaed due to White House stonewalling.

"By a 14-9 party-line vote the Energy and Commerce Committee’s investigative subcommittee authorized issuing a subpoena for any White House documents related to Solyndra..."

"“We simply cannot allow the executive branch at its highest levels to pick and choose what they will produce, or whether they will produce anything at all,” said Rep. Cliff Stearns, the Florida Republican who runs the investigative panel...Democrats said it was “unprecedented”."

Analysis Follows...

It's not really unprecedented.  Democrats seem to think they are immune from being investigated.  Since the "objective" media almost never investigates Liberal Democrats, you can empathize with their plight and their sense of entitlement.

Mr. Waxman, a past chairman of the House's chief investigative committee, said he issued many subpoenas, but never against a White House. He said he was always able to reach an agreement with administration lawyers instead, and said that’s what Republicans should try to do in this case."

Mr. Waxman is playing cute here.  He was dealing with Administrations that believe in the rule of law.  The Obama Administration is playing politics by dumping records on the press...even before they give the to the House attorneys.  Besides, Obama is out campaigning and rarely at the WH these days.

"She ...(White House Chief Lawyer Kathryn H. Ruemmler)... said the White House has an interest in “confidentiality” of its internal communications.

You just know that this arrogant Administration is South Side Chicago corrupt and when you have a nonthreatening proxy DNC Media, you feel emboldened to cross the line. We will see Executive Privilege claims very soon. 

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