Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) on Sunday said House rules need to be changed to address contempt and fines for witnesses, saying the Trump administration “brought a machete to a knife fight” and lawmakers are “getting shredded.”
The @realDonaldTrump Administration brought a machete to a knife fight. We brought the House rules. And we are getting shredded. We need to change the Rules to allow
-Contempt on the spot
-Witnesses to be fined daily
It is now time to exercise our full inherent contempt powers.
— Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) September 22, 2019