“President Trump’s White House appears to have figured out the secret of congressional oversight: there’s not much Democrats can do if they say no to everything,” Axios reports.
“The millions of voters who elected a Democratic House in November are about to find out how hard it is for one party — with just one chamber of Congress and without the cooperation of the other party — to investigate a president who’s determined to run out the clock.”
“Yes, House Democrats can subpoena whoever and whatever they want — but those subpoenas are hard to enforce. They can hold administration officials in contempt, but in all of the most recent examples where Congress did that, it fizzled.”
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