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Mon Apr 22, 2019, 11:47 AM

 

Leading expert says Trump plausibly committed impeachment offenses

All aboard the Impeachment Train!

Trump plausibly committed impeachable offenses. A leading expert explains how.

Philip Bobbitt, the constitutional scholar at Columbia University, is among those who have wrestled most deeply with the complex questions raised by impeachment. He is the co-author of “Impeachment: A Handbook,” which republishes the famous commentary on impeachment by Yale law scholar Charles L. Black Jr. and concludes with Bobbitt’s own discourse on the topic.

I spoke to Bobbitt at length about the latest revelations. The upshot: Bobbitt now believes it’s “plausible” that Trump committed impeachable offenses and that the House of Representatives is obligated to proceed from this premise.
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Coming from Bobbitt, this is notable, because he has long maintained that impeachment must be reserved only for the most extraordinary cases and (as his book argues) that we must approach the question of whether conduct is impeachable with extreme caution.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/04/22/trump-plausibly-committed-impeachable-offenses-leading-expert-explains-how/

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Mon Apr 22, 2019, 12:54 PM

1. Great post, manor.............

More proof that we must plow forward to protect the viability of the Constitution, not that any Republicans give a shit about it!

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