Congress Can't Turn to Courts to Enforce Information Requests, Trump Argues

By Quinta Jurecic
Saturday, September 7, 2019, 3:44 PM

In a motion to dismiss filed in House Committee on Ways and Means v. Treasury Department, the Justice Department and President Trump's personal counsel argue that Congress cannot turn to the courts for assistance in enforcing subpoenas, but rather must refer criminal contempt charges to the Department of Justice. The document is available here and below.