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Here we go. Thank you Congressman Justin Amash. You have demonstrated that cowering before Trump’s Twitter thumbs is no longer a Republican prerequisite. And thank you for reading the Mueller Report when so many refuse to.

From Twitter:

“Here are my principal conclusions:
1. Attorney General Barr has deliberately misrepresented Mueller’s report.
2. President Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct.
3. Partisanship has eroded our system of checks and balances.
4. Few members of Congress have read the report.

I offer these conclusions only after having read Mueller’s redacted report carefully and completely, having read or watched pertinent statements and testimony, and having discussed this matter with my staff, who thoroughly reviewed materials and provided me with further analysis.

In comparing Barr’s principal conclusions, congressional testimony, and other statements to Mueller’s report, it is clear that Barr intended to mislead the public about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s analysis and findings.

Barr’s misrepresentations are significant but often subtle, frequently taking the form of sleight-of-hand qualifications or logical fallacies, which he hopes people will not notice

Under our Constitution, the president “shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.” While “high Crimes and Misdemeanors” is not defined, the context implies conduct that violates the public trust.

Contrary to Barr’s portrayal, Mueller’s report reveals that President Trump engaged in specific actions and a pattern of behavior that meet the threshold for impeachment.

In fact, Mueller’s report identifies multiple examples of conduct satisfying all the elements of obstruction of justice, and undoubtedly any person who is not the president of the United States would be indicted based on such evidence.

Impeachment, which is a special form of indictment, does not even require probable cause that a crime (e.g., obstruction of justice) has been committed; it simply requires a finding that an official has engaged in careless, abusive, corrupt, or otherwise dishonorable conduct.

While impeachment should be undertaken only in extraordinary circumstances, the risk we face in an environment of extreme partisanship is not that Congress will employ it as a remedy too often but rather that Congress will employ it so rarely that it cannot deter misconduct.

Our system of checks and balances relies on each branch’s jealously guarding its powers and upholding its duties under our Constitution. When loyalty to a political party or to an individual trumps loyalty to the Constitution, the Rule of Law—the foundation of liberty—crumbles.

We’ve witnessed members of Congress from both parties shift their views 180 degrees—on the importance of character, on the principles of obstruction of justice—depending on whether they’re discussing Bill Clinton or Donald Trump.

Few members of Congress even read Mueller’s report; their minds were made up based on partisan affiliation—and it showed, with representatives and senators from both parties issuing definitive statements on the 448-page report’s conclusions within just hours of its release.

America’s institutions depend on officials to uphold both the rules and spirit of our constitutional system even when to do so is personally inconvenient or yields a politically unfavorable outcome. Our Constitution is brilliant and awesome; it deserves a government to match it.”
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Feast on that, Trumpers. I implore you to read the Mueller before you say anything else about. Clear yourself the silly cult...please.

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Subject Views Written By Posted
First Republican To Call For Impeaching Trump 703 WhoWeird 19-May-19 14:35
Trump’s Predictably Stupid Response 120 WhoWeird 19-May-19 14:54
reaction in Michigan 122 drrayeye 19-May-19 19:35
Re: First Republican To Call For Impeaching Trump 115 Barbelo 19-May-19 20:24
Re: First Republican To Call For Impeaching Trump 99 WhoWeird 19-May-19 20:32
Amash: A Liar & A Chinese Stooge 113 Barbelo 19-May-19 22:28
Re: Amash: A Liar & A Chinese Stooge 112 WhoWeird 19-May-19 22:41
Re: First Republican To Call For Impeaching Trump 98 ldennyjr 20-May-19 02:39
Re: First Republican To Call For Impeaching Trump 104 WhoWeird 20-May-19 10:01
King Trump 106 WhoWeird 20-May-19 17:39
It Means NOTHING 115 adequatedane 20-May-19 11:01
Re: It Means NOTHING 106 WhoWeird 20-May-19 11:48
More From Amash 101 WhoWeird 20-May-19 18:28
a not unrelated question 121 Warwick 20-May-19 18:47
Re: a not unrelated question 89 WhoWeird 20-May-19 18:49
Re: a not unrelated question 94 Warwick 20-May-19 19:18
Re: a not unrelated question 92 WhoWeird 20-May-19 20:15
Re: a not unrelated question 94 Warwick 20-May-19 20:42
Re: a not unrelated question 96 WhoWeird 20-May-19 20:59
Re: a not unrelated question 101 Warwick 20-May-19 21:08
Re: First Republican To Call For Impeaching Trump 95 Eddie Larry 20-May-19 20:32
Re: First Republican To Call For Impeaching Trump 115 WhoWeird 20-May-19 21:02
Re: First Republican To Call For Impeaching Trump 93 Eddie Larry 20-May-19 22:03
Re: First Republican To Call For Impeaching Trump 100 WhoWeird 20-May-19 22:25
Re: First Republican To Call For Impeaching Trump 100 Eddie Larry 20-May-19 22:49
Re: First Republican To Call For Impeaching Trump 94 WhoWeird 20-May-19 23:04
Re: First Republican To Call For Impeaching Trump 101 Eddie Larry 20-May-19 23:12
Re: First Republican To Call For Impeaching Trump 79 WhoWeird 20-May-19 23:44
Re: First Republican To Call For Impeaching Trump 92 Eddie Larry 20-May-19 23:52
Re: First Republican To Call For Impeaching Trump 101 WhoWeird 21-May-19 00:02
BOLTON! 93 WhoWeird 22-May-19 22:40
Re: BOLTON! 95 Eddie Larry 22-May-19 23:20
Re: BOLTON! 88 WhoWeird 22-May-19 23:23
Republicans Are Starting To Sound Like Me 107 WhoWeird 20-May-19 21:40
Only because you opened this line of discussion...make it thru 3 min's 141 Racho 20-May-19 23:19
Re: Only because you opened this line of discussion...make it thru 3 min's 115 WhoWeird 20-May-19 23:45
You know what they say about laughter... 128 Racho 21-May-19 02:29
Re: Only because you opened this line of discussion...make it thru 3 min's 105 ldennyjr 21-May-19 12:57
Re: Only because you opened this line of discussion...make it thru 3 min's 96 WhoWeird 21-May-19 13:13
Re: Only because you opened this line of discussion...make it thru 3 min's 109 ldennyjr 21-May-19 18:14
Re: Only because you opened this line of discussion...make it thru 3 min's 98 ldennyjr 21-May-19 18:15
Re: Only because you opened this line of discussion...make it thru 3 min's 97 WhoWeird 21-May-19 18:18
Re: Only because you opened this line of discussion...make it thru 3 min's 115 WhoWeird 21-May-19 20:19
Re: Only because you opened this line of discussion...make it thru 3 min's 100 ldennyjr 21-May-19 21:28
Re: Only because you opened this line of discussion...make it thru 3 min's 128 WhoWeird 21-May-19 21:35
“Freedom” Caucus 108 WhoWeird 21-May-19 11:18
Re: First Republican To Call For Impeaching Trump 112 ldennyjr 22-May-19 20:44
Re: First Republican To Call For Impeaching Trump 97 WhoWeird 22-May-19 21:04
Re: First Republican To Call For Impeaching Trump 103 ldennyjr 22-May-19 21:18
Re: First Republican To Call For Impeaching Trump 96 WhoWeird 22-May-19 21:45
Beto's on board 114 drrayeye 23-May-19 03:44
Amash On AG Barr. Spoiler—It Hurts! 94 WhoWeird 28-May-19 20:22
Voter Response 93 WhoWeird 28-May-19 21:59
Re: Voter Response 136 WhoWeird 29-May-19 11:52


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