House Democrats Reveal Two Articles of Impeachment Against Trump

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House Democrats are unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Trump on Tuesday, according to The Washington Post. The two articles focus on “abuse of power” and “obstructing Congress,” in regard to the Democrats’ allegation that Trump tried to leverage military aid for personal political gain.

Both of these charges are very weak, and not constitutionally-sound. As far-left Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz tweeted, “The Republicans should have challenged Professor Feldman’s assertion that “abuse of office” is a constitutional basis for impeachment. These words do not appear in the Constitution and such vague criteria were rejected by the Framers.”

Noticeably missing, the articles of impeachment did not include “bribery,” which was the original foundation for the impeachment effort. The charge of “bribery” was the reason for allegations of Trump engaging in a “quid pro quo” with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, as proof of bribery requires a “quid pro quo.”

House Democrats are likely to file more articles of impeachment, however. According to CNN, the Democrats are currently debating on adding a third article of impeachment focused on “obstruction of justice.” This will also be a weak charge, since it appears the charge will be Trump obstructed justice with no underlying crime.