Category Archives: Grounds for Impeachment

The Impeachment Inquiry, education of the electorate, and the facts

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on September 24, 2019 that the House would proceed with an impeachment investigation, using the six committees currently investigating Donald Trump and his administration. The immediate stimulus for Pelosi’s change from her previous position of … Continue reading

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Pressure leading toward impeachment builds

Donald Trump seems to be doing everything he can to hasten the day on which he will be impeached or otherwise removed from office. See Jennifer Rubin, “They could have Pence as president, for heaven’s sake,” Washington Post, August 11, … Continue reading

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Philip Lacovara: “Comey’s statement is sufficient evidence for an obstruction of justice case”

Even before James Comeyś testimony on June 8, 2017, Philip Lacovara, a former Watergate prosecutor, set forth a cogent argument that, based solely on the facts related in Comey’s writen statement released the day before, there was an obstruction of … Continue reading

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Donald Trump, pro-Russian U.S. president, fires Comey and meets with Lavrov

See Michael Crowley, “Trump’s big Russia reset; With Washington in an uproar over James Comey’s firing amid his Russia probe, the president and his secretary of state welcomed Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to town,” Politico, May 10, 2017 (updated 05:35 … Continue reading

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Grounds for the Impeachment of President Donald Trump

The Emoluments Clause The “emoluments” clause of the U.S. Constitution provides, No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the … Continue reading

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