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    This page contains excerpts from government reports, signed by elected officials.

ImpeachA on Dec 13, 2019

Report: House Judiciary Impeachment Report
Source: Judiciary Committee Impeachment Report (H.R.755), p. 2
The Framers were careful students of history and knew that threats to democracy could take many forms. Therefore, they adopted a standard for impeachment that captured a range of misconduct: "Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors." A clear theme unified these constitutional wrongs: officials who abused, abandoned, or sought personal benefit from their public trust--and who threatened the rule of law if left in power--faced impeachment and removal. The Framers principally intended "other high Crimes and Misdemeanors" to include three forms of Presidential wrongdoing: (1) abuse of power, (2) betrayal of the national interest through foreign entanglements, and (3) corruption of office and elections. Any one of these violations of the public trust justifies impeachment. When combined in a single course of conduct, as is the case here, they state a powerful case for impeachment and removal from office.

For more, see Impeachment Report 1


  • Topic: Principles & Values
  • Headline: Trump betrayed national interest AND corruptly abused power

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  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in ImpeachA

Karen Bass s1sCalifornia Democrat 
David Cicilline s1sRhode Island Democrat 
Steve Cohen s1sTennessee Democrat 
Lou Correa s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Madeleine Dean s1sPennsylvania Democrat 
Val Demings s1sFlorida Democrat 
Ted Deutch s1sFlorida Democrat 
Veronica Escobar s1sTexas Democrat 
Sylvia Garcia s1sTexas Democrat 
Sheila Jackson Lee s1sTexas Democrat 
Pramila Jayapal s1sWashington Democrat 
Hakeem Jeffries s1sNew York Democrat 
Hank Johnson s1sGeorgia Democrat 
Zoe Lofgren s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Lucy McBath s1sGeorgia Democrat 
Debbie Mucarsel-Powell s1sFlorida Democrat 
Jerrold Nadler s1sNew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families 
Joe Neguse s1sColorado Democrat 
Jamie Raskin s1sMaryland Democrat 
Cedric Richmond s1sLouisiana Democrat 
Mary Gay Scanlon s1sPennsylvania Democrat 
Greg Stanton s1sArizona Democrat 



Republicans participating in ImpeachA



Independents participating in ImpeachA

Eric Swalwell s1sCA Presidential candidate (withdrawn); U.S. Rep from CA-15 



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 22
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1


















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