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Impeachment Is About Bribery, Not ‘High Crimes and Misdeameanors’

“Where are the high crimes and misdemeanors?” That’s the question opponents of impeachment keep asking as Democrats investigate President Trump.“There aren’t any high crimes and misdemeanors,” Rush Limbaugh declared. “There aren’t any impeachable offenses.”“There are no high crimes and misdemeanors,” House Minority Whip Steve Scalise insisted.That ambiguous phrase, “high crimes and misdemeanors,” comes from the Constitution. “The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors,” it states.But there is no need to debate whether Trump’s behavior with respect …read more

Source:: The Atlantic



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