what happens if you're in contempt of congress?
Other than seeing some baseball players who have supposedly lied to congress about steroids, what happens if someone is found in contempt of congress? is there a criminal charge? a trial of some sorts? what penalties can be applied to someone in contempt of congress?
You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence. —CHARLES A. BEARD
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