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Sun Jan 19, 2020, 11:13 AM

House Managers: "Overwhelming Evidence"

INTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................................1

BACKGROUND..............................................................................................................................................9

I. CONSTITUTIONAL GROUNDS FOR PRESIDENTIAL IMPEACHMENT ....................................................9

II. THE HOUSE’S IMPEACHMENT OF PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP AND PRESENTATION OF
THIS MATTER TO THE SENATE ..............................................................................................................12

ARGUMENT...................................................................................................................................................16

I. THE SENATE SHOULD CONVICT PRESIDENT TRUMP OF ABUSE OF POWER ..................................16

A. President Trump Exercised His Official Power to Pressure Ukraine into Aiding His Reelection ....................................................................................................................................16

B. President Trump Exercised Official Power to Benefit Himself Personally ......................22

C. President Trump Jeopardized U.S. National Interests .........................................................28

II. THE SENATE SHOULD CONVICT PRESIDENT TRUMP OF OBSTRUCTION OF CONGRESS ..............30

A. The House Is Constitutionally Entitled to the Relevant Information in an
Impeachment Inquiry ................................................................................................................31

B. President Trump’s Obstruction of the Impeachment Inquiry Violates Fundamental Constitutional Principles...........................................................................................................34

C. President Trump’s Excuses for His Obstruction Are Meritless .........................................36

III. THE SENATE SHOULD IMMEDIATELY REMOVE PRESIDENT TRUMP FROM OFFICE TO
PREVENT FURTHER ABUSES...................................................................................................................41

A. President Trump’s Repeated Abuse of Power Presents an Ongoing Threat to Our Elections ......................................................................................................................................41

B. President Trump’s Obstruction of Congress Threatens Our Constitutional Order........44

C. The Senate Should Convict and Remove President Trump to Protect Our System
of Government and National Security Interests ...................................................................45

ATTACHED STATEMENT OF MATERIAL FACTS..............................................................SMF 1-61

Source (PDF): https://intelligence.house.gov/uploadedfiles/in_re_president_trump_house_impeachment_trial_brief_and_sof_1.18.20.pdf

Background: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/trump-impeachment-inquiry/house-managers-cite-overwhelming-evidence-against-trump-their-brief-senate-n1118436

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Sun Jan 19, 2020, 11:23 AM

1. Thank you

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Response to empedocles (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 19, 2020, 12:06 PM

2. You are most welcome, empedocles. Here's a 2nd great resource through Nov. 2018...

NOVEMBER 5, 2018
LEST WE FORGET THE HORRORS: A CATALOG OF TRUMP’S WORST CRUELTIES, COLLUSIONS, CORRUPTIONS, AND CRIMES

THE COMPLETE LISTING (SO FAR): ATROCITIES 1-546


by BEN PARKER, STEPHANIE STEINBRECHER, and KELSEY RONAN

ATROCITY KEY

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– Sexual Misconduct & Harassment
– White Supremacy
– Public Statements / Tweets
– Collusion with Russia & Obstruction of Justice
– Trump Staff /Administration
– Trump Family Business Dealings
– Policy
– Environment

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– November 18, 2016 – One week after Trump’s election, 100 foreign diplomats gathered at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. to drink champagne and tour the building. One diplomat told the Washington Post, “Why wouldn’t I stay at his hotel blocks from the White House, so I can tell the new president, ‘I love your new hotel!’ Isn’t it rude to come to his city and say, ‘I am staying at your competitor?’” This indicated a conflict of interest that could have violated the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution, which forbids government officials from accepting “any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State.”

Continues...

Source: https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/the-complete-listing-so-far-atrocities-1-546

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