House Judiciary Committee releases ‘Constitutional Grounds For Presidential Impeachment’ report

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee on Saturday released a 55-page report defining offenses that warrant impeachment as they move forward with crafting articles of impeachment against President Trump.

The document, which was put together by congressional staff and counsel, covers the “constitutional grounds for presidential impeachment,” including bribery, abuse of power, betrayal of the national interest and corruption, according to a summary.

The Hill:

“Our President holds the ultimate public trust,” said the report, titled “Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment,” in its introduction. “A President faithful only to himself—who will sell out democracy and national security for his own personal advantage—is a danger to every American. Indeed, he threatens America itself.”

The report clarifies the procedures for impeachment, analyzes whether president can be “impeached for abuse of executive powers,” and “whether it is preferable to await the next election when a President has sought to corrupt that very same election.”


Read the full report below:

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