Don’t make Trey Gowdy angry. You wouldn’t like him when he’s angry. And in this case, he had every right to be angry. Brian Pagliano is the person who pretty much set up Hillary Clinton’s home brew email server was given immunity by the Justice Department.
Normally, when a suspect in a criminal investigation is given immunity, it usually means he is cooperating with the authorities in a case against somebody else.
That did not happen and so the Government Reform and Oversight Committee wanted to question Mr. Pagliano but he REFUSED TO SHOW UP.
Trey Gowdy was trying figure out why he was afraid to answer questions (invoking the 5th amendment) when he had an immunity deal. Gowdy was clearly getting frustrated at the Democrats stalling.
I am as stunned as Rep. Gowdy. What IS Pagliano afraid of?
And if he has immunity why can’t he answer questions if the Justice Department has already said they WILL NOT PROSECUTE HIM?
This is insanity. Whether criminal charges are filed or not, these committees in Congress have a constitutional duty to carry out and this kind of hearing is all about the separation of powers.
Tell others about this. Tell them to watch that video and see Trey Gowdy chop up the arguments about Pagliano’s refusal to testify.