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Republicans Threaten To Filibuster Subpoena Enforcement And Quash SCOTUS Oversight (Talking Points Memo)

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Republicans Threaten To Filibuster Subpoena Enforcement And Quash SCOTUS Oversight – By Kate Riga (Talking Points Memo) / Nov 2, 2023

Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Dick Durbin (D-IL) confirmed Thursday that the committee will vote next week to authorize subpoenas for a few powerful right-wing players known to have intimate, monetary relationships with Supreme Court justices.

The committee plans to authorize subpoenas next Thursday for Federalist Society founder Leonard Leo and mega-donors Harlan Crow and Robin Arkley II. The vote will almost certainly come down along party lines, as Senate Judiciary Republicans railed against the plan during a Thursday business meeting.

“We’ll have a bunch of subpoenas to answer your subpoenas,” Ranking Member Lindsey Graham (R-SC) promised, adding that: “You know you’re not gonna get 60 votes to enforce the subpoena.”

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