The Thursday Politics Thread Is Contemptible

Morning Politocadoes!
con·tempt·i·ble
/kənˈtem(p)təb(ə)l/
adjective
deserving contempt; despicable.
Such a cromulent word. Not only does it describe the whole of the Administration but it can also describe individual members of the Administration. Like, say Attorney General William Barr.
Yes! The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold William Barr in contempt for refusing to disclose the unredacted Mueller Report and its underlying evidence to Congress. Discussions broke down on Tuesday when the Justice Department offered a negotiation session on Wednesday, something that Chairman Nadler had asked for on multiple occasions in the first place.
In response, the Crime President has asserted executive privilege over the entirety of the report. It doesn’t work that way, of course. Particularly when the Administration has  already waived privilege several times over this report and JUST THE OTHER DAY was offering ways to provide it to Congress to avoid contempt proceedings.
Meanwhile! The State of NY has voted to allow Congress access to Trump’s state tax returns. Trump presumably does not understand the difference between state legislatures and the US congress, so this should be fun. Hopefully, the governor signs it into law, like, today.
Oh! And Don Jr. has been subpoenaed to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee again.
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Some are suggesting that he’s clarifying his testimony. Really though, I think they’re gonna see if they can get him to commit perjury which I do not believe to be a difficult task.
Today’s gonna bananas, peeps.
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