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'No joke': Rashida Tlaib says Democrats are 'trying to figure out' how to arrest White House officials
Rep. Rashida Tlaib told constituents that Democrats are working to figure out ways that they can arrest members of President Trump's administration if they do not cooperate with subpoenas. © Provided by MediaDC: Washington Newspaper Publishing Company, Inc."This is the first time we’ve ever had a situation like this. So they’re trying to figure out, no joke, is it the D.C. police that goes and gets them? We don’t know. Where do we hold them?" the Michigan Democrat said at a "Congress, Coffee, and Conversation" event Tuesday in Detroit.
President Trump attacked Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) on Twitter Sunday after shethat House Democrats have discussed jailing allies of the president who refused to comply with congressional subpoenas.
"A despicable human being!" Trump tweeted in a post that also retweeted commentary on the matter by White House social media director Dan Scavino, who accused Democrats of planning a "coup."
Apple bundle of Apple Music and Apple TV Plus hits a snag: record label skeptics
Early talks about Apple offering both services for a single monthly price make some in the music industry nervous, according to an FT report.Some labels are open to the idea that Apple would bundle Apple Music with Apple TV Plus for a single monthly price, but people at one big record company have concerns, according to an FT report. The report added that the early-stage talks haven't discussed a pricing formula, but some executives are worried about the possible harm of an Apple bundle undercutting the $10 monthly price that Apple Music and virtually all its direct competitors charge.
A despicable human being!- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump)
Tlaib said in an interview withthat House Democrats have had "serious discussions" about taking the tough action through the use of inherent contempt.
Rep. John Garamendi (D-Calif.) also floated the idea of inherent contempt on Wednesday, eventhat he thinks "it's time to call in the sergeant-at-arms and march" off Trump officials and allies who refuse to comply with congressional investigations to "our little jail," which he added Congress does "happen to have."
Tlaib says Democrats have discussed detaining White House officials who don't testify
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) revealed in a new interview that House Democrats have discussed jailing allies of the president who do not comply with congressional subpoenas, an escalation of the House's efforts to force White House compliance with an impeachment inquiry. © Greg Nash Tlaib says Democrats have discussed detaining White House officials who don't testify Tlaib told Deadline Detroit that such an action, known as inherent contempt, would be "uncharted territory" for Congress but added that "serious discussions" about taking the step have occurred within the Democratic caucus.
"Let them sit there and cool off for a while," he also said.
The White House this weekit would not cooperate with the House's impeachment inquiry.
In anthe White House sent to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and three Democratic committee leaders on Tuesday, White House counsel Pat Cipollone accused House Democrats of violating the Constitution by opening an impeachment inquiry into the president over his dealings with Ukraine.
Later on Wednesday, Trump appeared to walk back the letter while speaking at an event in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.
Trump said then that he would cooperate with Democrats leading the impeachment inquiry if "they give us our rights."
However, he added that he wouldn't be inclined to cooperate with the inquiry if Democrats "say you can't have lawyers, you can't ask questions, you can't have anybody present, all of these crazy things."
Francis Ford Coppola Says Marvel Movies Are ‘Despicable’ .
Another day, another disgruntled auteur taking the Marvel Cinematic Universe to task.“When Martin Scorsese says that the Marvel pictures are not cinema, he’s right because we expect to learn something from cinema, we expect to gain something, some enlightenment, some knowledge, some inspiration…I don’t know that anyone gets anything out of seeing the same movie over and over again,” the 80-year-old filmmaker said, according to Yahoo! News. “Martin was kind when he said it’s not cinema. He didn’t say it’s despicable, which I just say it is.