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  •  The Big Question (3+ / 0-)
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    jfdunphy, rb608, Aunt Pat

    Why did Wildstein not take the 5th before supplying the documents? Or, were they supplied by someone else, like Bridget?

    •  I don't think the 5th applies to a subpoena for (2+ / 0-)
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      jlangdale, orestes1963

      existing documents.

      I'm on a mission! http://www.dailykos.com/comments/1233352/51142428#c520 Testing the new site rules.

      by blue aardvark on Fri Jan 10, 2014 at 08:58:52 AM PST

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      •  You are correct: (1+ / 0-)
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        No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.

        GOP - "Home of the Whopper!"

        by Templar on Fri Jan 10, 2014 at 09:18:35 AM PST

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      •  Ah (1+ / 0-)
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        blue aardvark

        Yea, I was wondering if you could be forced to provide evidence that incriminated you.  So this only applies to things in your brain, I guess.

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