Black People Politics : Flint Water Crisis and Gov. Snyder - Michigan - Taps Restored

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So tell me this. If a government official is found GUILTY of breaking a law(s) or committing a crime, resulting in jail time, can taxpayers get their money back, or no? Citizens are the "victims" in these cases so who defends them? Do they have to take the issue up in a civil lawsuit whereby they have to pay for legal representation?

Here's another question I don't know the answer to. Congress is always holding hearings and calling people in to testify about a situation that occurred. What power does Congress have when testimonies are given? Change laws? They're not the judicial branch of government so what's the real benefit of having congressional hearings?
Congress has the authority to subpoena anybody and anyone failing, refusing or otherwise not following the orders of a Congressional Subcommittee can be held in contempt of Congress. Any Congressional request for a bill of indictment would be handled by DOJ and forwarded to the U.S. Attorney General's Office.The only parties presently immune from this order would be the standing President of the United States with the aid of White House Counsel citing Executive Privilege.
 

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Congress has the authority to subpoena anybody and anyone failing, refusing or otherwise not following the orders of a Congressional Subcommittee can be held in contempt of Congress. Any Congressional request for a bill of indictment would be handled by DOJ and forwarded to the U.S. Attorney General's Office.The only parties presently immune from this order would be the standing President of the United States with the aid of White House Counsel citing Executive Privilege.
In light of the issues now between Congress and the DOJ and the AG post-Mueller report, let's just marinate on this...:thinking:
 

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