Listen: Doug, Donald Trump, Congress discussed on Richard Eeds
"It? You hoping for it. Or if you're on the other side, are you like? Fairing dreading it because the president is obviously dreading it. He is threatening that I don't know if you watched the press conference yesterday, I watched some of it last night. He was unhinged completely unhinged. They're taking away the press cringe credit credentials of Jim Acosta from CNN alleging. Then he grabbed an intern when she was trying to take the rip the microphone away from gems. Well, you touched they're gonna take aways Gruden. Yeah. I mean, it was ugly. He was one of about a half dozen reporters going after the president in turn was running around trying to take microphones away. Doug. He is unhinged. But he's he's also scared. That's why yesterday when he was asked and he actually gave an answer. He said. Yeah. They come after me. I'll come after them. I know more than they do. He knows more than the generals. He knows more than people in congress about how to investigate and he'll be on a war footing. Democrat democratic Representative Elijah Cummings. He's in line to become the chairman. Of the house oversight committee. He is a democrat congressman from Maryland also mentioned by Jim Lawrence a couple days ago. When I asked Jim who was Kifah staffer Nancy Pelosi who are some of the Democrats Nancy Pelosi said this will be a transitional period for her turning over the gavel sooner rather than later to somebody else if she's elected speaker. Who are some of the you know, who are some of the up and comers. Schiff Cummings wall. Well, luhan. And I'm sure there's others could be in line. Ben Ray Luhan already announced yesterday. He's going to seek the assistant leadership position in the house wasting no time why it coming though, he will be the chair of the house oversight committee in the next congress. He said he's going to go after waste fraud and abuse. Republicans are afraid Steve Bannon freaking out. Could see his. Entire agenda. Negated no longer going to be Donald Trump. To decide the agenda. He'll decide what's in the news tonight. But it's no longer going to be up to him to decide what's on the agenda. No longer going to be him. To twist the arms of congressmen congresswomen to build a wall. He's gonna have to turn over a lot of documents families going to have to you know, they're going to be under the microscope under investigation dig into Ivanka's trademark trademark deals with China. Don juniors deals in the Middle East and Pakistan. All happened because nineteen Ninety-seven Republicans changed the rules. Dan, Burton back then Dan Burton congressman from Indiana. Decided to rather than play by the past rules to unilaterally uses the Pena power. To take down Bill Clinton. Five year chairmanship, Dan, Burton issued over a thousand thousand fifty two subpoenas. Twenty fifteen Republicans change the rules again expanded unilateral subpoena power to fourteen committee chairman. To help them. Take back. The Obama administration to repeal ObamaCare, not just oversight. That was the beginning. Nineteen ninety seven to three years ago, the expanded the unilateral subpoena power to forty fourteen committee chairman who will all be Democrats in the next congress. They do need to do need to be careful. Have to make sure they don't overstep. Smart.."