…tes his office. Only “Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors” warrant impeachment. But there is overwhelming evidence that President Trump betrayed his oath of office by seeking to use presidential power to pressure a foreign government to help him distort an American election, for his personal and political benefit, at the direct expense of national security interests as determined by Congress. His conduct is precisely the type of threat to our democracy that the Founders feared when they inc…
Historians and Legal Scholars for Impeachment
Legal Scholars??? Really now…
- We have not heard from one “witness” — a person with direct involvement in what is charged here. Sondland is the closest thing to it, and his testimony of his conversations with the President is exculpatory. No other fact witness has been called.
- National security interests are “determined by Congress”? Good Lord, how did you people manage to graduate from law school? The Executive determines what is and is not in the national security interests of the country. Congress can react by de-funding the Executive’s efforts — and even by impeaching principal officers in the President’s Cabinet. But Congress manifestly does not “determine” what our national security interests are.
So this whole article is built on two demonstrably false premises. Their falsehood would be obvious to a high school student, and the manner in which that cripples the rest of this piece would be obvious to a freshmen critical thinking student.
And you guys are “legal scholars”???