In this post, we offer a guide on the authority of a congressional committee to issue a subpoena to a sitting member of Congress—and the potential to have that subpoena enforced if the recipient defies it.
Andrew Nell is a J.D. Candidate at the University of Virginia School of Law. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from George Washington University. Prior to law school, Andrew worked in patent litigation and has served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve since 2015. The views expressed here are his own.
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