Contempt of Congress and Election Interference
56 Pages Posted: 11 Jan 2023
Date Written: January 6, 2023
I contend that both Houses of the United States Congress can initiate contempt proceedings against laymen and public officers who incite and participate in election interference outside of the grounds of the United States Capitol.
Keywords: Contempt, privilege, parliamentary procedure, inherent power, election, voter fraud, voter suppression, riot, insurrection
JEL Classification: K19
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