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ImpeachD on Dec 13, 2019

Report: House Judiciary Impeachment Minority Dissent
Source: Judiciary Committee Dissenting Report on Impeachment, p.183
Impeachment of American president demands the accuser prioritize legitimacy and thoroughness over expediency. In the impeachment inquiries for Presidents Johnson, Nixon, and Clinton the facts had been established and agreed upon by the time Articles of Impeachment were considered. Due to years-long investigations into the allegations against Nixon and Clinton, the only question to answer was what Congress would do to confront the findings.

The evidence uncovered in this impeachment, by contrast, shows the case is not only weak, but dangerously lowers the bar for future impeachment. The record put forth by the Majority is based on inferences built upon presumptions and hearsay. In short, the Majority has failed to make a credible, factually-based allegation against this president that merits impeachment.

By deciding to pursue impeachment first and build a case second, the Majority has created a challenge for itself. In the face of new information that exculpates or exonerates the President, the Majority must choose: either accept that the impeachment inquiry’s findings do not merit impeachment and face the political consequences or, alternatively, ignore those facts. Regrettably, the Majority has chosen the latter.

For more, see Impeachment Report E


  • Topic: Principles & Values
  • Headline: Past impeachments came from years-long investigations

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Kelly Armstrong s1sNorth Dakota Republican 
Andy Biggs s1sArizona Republican 
Ken Buck s1sCO Republican Challenger (withdrawn) 
Steve Chabot s1sOhio Republican 
Ben Cline s1sVirginia Republican 
Doug Collins s1sGA Republican challenger for 2-year special election 
Matt Gaetz s1sFlorida Republican 
Louie Gohmert s1sTexas Republican 
Mike Johnson s1sLouisiana Republican 
Jim Jordan s1sOhio Republican 
Debbie Lesko s1sArizona Republican 
Tom McClintock s1sCA03 Former Republican Challenger (2003) 
John Ratcliffe s1sTexas Republican House Member 
Guy Reschenthaler s1sPennsylvania Republican 
Martha Roby s1sAlabama Republican 
James Sensenbrenner s1sWisconsin Republican 
Greg Steube s1sFlorida Republican 



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