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

ImpeachF on Dec 13, 2019

Report: House Judiciary Impeachment Report
Source: House Judiciary Committee Report on Constitutional Grounds
Impeachment is the Constitution's final answer to a President who mistakes himself for a monarch. When the President concludes that free and fair elections threaten his continued grasp on power, and therefore seeks to corrupt or interfere with them, he denies the very premise of our constitutional system. The American people choose their leaders; a President who wields power to destroy opponents or manipulate elections is a President who rejects democracy itself.

As Madison recognized, 'In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: You must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it control itself.' Impeachment is the House's last and most extraordinary resort when faced with a President who threatens our constitutional system. It is a terrible power, but only 'because it was forged to counter a terrible power: the despot who deems himself to be above the law.' The consideration of articles of impeachment is always a sad and solemn undertaking. In the end, it is the House--speaking for the Nation as a whole--that must decide whether the President's conduct rises to the level of "high Crimes and Misdemeanors" warranting impeachment.

For more, see Impeachment Report 4


  • Topic: Government Reform
  • Headline: Trump mistakes himself for a monarch

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  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
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  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in ImpeachF

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 ImpeachF



Independents participating in ImpeachF

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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