Election 2020 Politics

What can happen to the Trump advisers who are ignoring the Jan. 6 subpoenas?

As dramatic as this sounds, this fourth option is something lawmakers on the Jan. 6 committee are at least talking about. “This is a matter of the utmost seriousness, and we need to consider the full panoply of enforcement sanctions available to us,” said Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.). “And that means criminal contempt citations, civil contempt citations and the use of Congress’s own inherent contempt powers.” (“Inherent contempt power” is Congress-speak for jailing people.)

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