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Sat Apr 20, 2019, 04:51 PM



Indivisibles --

Like you, we spent most of yesterday digesting all of the information that came from the release of the (heavily-redacted) Mueller Report.

Even though Attorney General William Barr’s stressed once again in his morning presser that Trump was completely exonerated -- the report told us otherwise, further proving to us that Barr is just another agent of the Trump administration.

The report uncovered 10 instances of possible obstruction in the 2016 election. Mueller concluded that he couldn’t determine Trump’s involvement in crimes from those instances, but that it doesn’t exonerate Trump.

A few top lines from the report:
Russia did interfere in the 2016 election. Trump’s direct involvement is questioned, but there are ties to his campaign.
When Mueller was appointed, Trump reacted by saying, “This will be the end of my presidency. I’m f*****.” (Not really something an innocent person would say.)
Trump continuously fought to prevent the disclosure of evidence becoming public, like revealing Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting at Trump Tower with a Russian lawyer.
Trump directed Don McGahn to have Mueller himself fired, but McGahn didn’t carry this out.
You can read more on the report and what’s next in our Mueller Report resource here.
Mueller’s conclusions led many to believe yesterday that this was the “go signal” to Congress and that it was up to them to hold the President further accountable.

This is in Congress’ hands now, and while a few notable members of Congress (MoCs) -- like House Judiciary Committee Chair Rep. Jerry Nadler issuing a subpoena for the full unredacted report and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez signing onto Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s impeachment investigation -- there are still several MoCs who are on the fence. That’s where you come in.

Congress must investigate now.
It’s our turn to put in the work to urge Congress to use their oversight powers to investigate Trump. Members of Congress (especially those who sit on relevant committees like Judiciary or Intelligence) should continue using their subpoena power to uncover the full Mueller report, as well as pursuing investigations related to Trump’s corruption, both during and before his time in office. There are a few ways we’re going to do that:

Call to support Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s impeachment resolution. Make a call to your MoC and tell them to co-sponsor Rep. Tlaib's resolution (H.Res. 257) and begin investigating whether Trump should be impeached.
Send an email to support Rep. Tlaib’s impeachment resolution. Write up an email (or use our suggested text!) and we'll send your letter to your MoC urging them to co-sponsor Rep. Tlaib's resolution.
It’s still recess -- show up at a town hall. It’s still April recess until the 26th and your MoCs are in your home turf. That means that you can still show up to their scheduled events and ask them to support Rep. Tlaib’s resolution.
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There is no longer “nothing we can do” about Trump’s antics. Democrats have taken over the House, and there’s no need for them to limit themselves to the same narrow scope as the Mueller investigation. We will demand that they prioritize using their new powers to hold Trump accountable. Nobody is above the law, and we’re going to make sure that Trump hears that loud and clear.

In solidarity,
Indivisible Team

Indivisible Project is a locally-led, people-powered movement of thousands of local groups in red, blue, and purple states, and in urban, suburban, and rural areas. Our mission is to power and lift up a grassroots movement of local groups to defeat the Trump agenda, elect progressive leaders, and realize bold progressive policies.

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Reply INDIVISIBLE: Next steps...RESIST! (Original post)
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Sat Apr 20, 2019, 05:02 PM

1. "In the body politic as in the body personal, nonresistance to the milder indulgences paves the way

for nonresistance to the deadlier.”

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Sat Apr 20, 2019, 05:11 PM

2. Indivisible is doing great work. They were instrumental in Harley Rouda's win over Rohrabacher.

My district, long held by Russia puppet Dana Rohrabacher, is now blue.

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Response to SunSeeker (Reply #2)

Sat Apr 20, 2019, 05:20 PM

3. They got Issa out too.

Every week for over a year they protested outside his local office in CA and it got local attention. I wish their work outside Duncan Hunter Jr.'s district office would have had the same effect and outcome.

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