Nancy Pelosi, who is set to become the Speaker of the House, gave a victory speech on Tuesday night that foreshadowed how her party can now target President Donald Trump’s most tightly held secrets.
House Democrats can now sue for Trump’s tax records, information on the Russia probe.
They can also ask for in-person testimonies on things like the Trump administration’s ties to Saudi Arabia, and any possible interference with the Justice Department.
Pelosi has said Trump’s unreleased tax returns will be her first target.
Nancy Pelosi, the California Congresswoman set to become the Speaker of the House, gave a victory speech on Tuesday night that foreshadowed how her party may now target President Donald Trump’s most tightly held secrets.
Pelosi declared the election was about “restoring the Constitution’s checks and balances to the Trump administration” after it became clear her party had seized back a majority in the House of Representatives from the formerly Republican-dominated government.
With Democrats wielding the majority in the House, they can now vote down any proposed legislation from the Trump administration and keep GOP-written bills from getting a vote on the Senate floor.
But the Democrats will also gain the power to subpoena the Trump administration …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Politics