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Old January 21, 2012, 09:45 AM   #1840
gc70
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Originally Posted by csmsss
AFAIK it has never been tested in court because we've never had an executive branch so flagrantly flout congressional investigation
Yes, Congressional immunity from prosecution has been tested in court. A good example is when key figures in Iran-Contra contested the implications of Oliver North's immunized testimony and North tested the Special Prosecutor's use of information developed before his testimony to bring North to trial.
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