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The Next High Crime

When Stanford University Professor Pamela Karlan testified on December 4, 2019, as the first witness in the House Judiciary Committee’s hearings on the impeachment of President Donald J. Trump, she unknowingly predicted the future. To make the corrupt and impeachable nature of Trump’s shakedown of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky relatable to Americans, she described a hypothetical parallel. “What would you think if, when the governor of your state asked the federal government for the disaster assistance that Congress has provided, the President responded, ‘I would like you to do us a favor’ . . .?” This was weeks before any …read more

Source:: The American Interest