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I think he still has to show up and be sworn in before he can invoke his 5th amendment rights.

And perhaps be asked an actual question or two. Not all questions would raise the possibility of self incrimination.

If he did that, I suspect his chances of being found in contempt would be quite low. It certainly would be far smarter than Bannon’s approach of ignoring the whole thing.

That then puts the ball back in Congress’ court. Seek out an amnesty agreement to get the testimony, or work around the unavailable testimony.

—Peter
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