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Most legal scholars disagree with Turley's claim impeachment should include a crime cause: -Constitution doesn't say that -Most criminal laws were passed years after the Constitution -Plenty of crimes are NOT impeachable (defacing a mail box is a felony, not abuse of power)
Some parts of this are simple: The Mueller Report and James Comey’s testimony under oath both document Trump ordering illegal prosecution of political opponents. That is huge. Comey and Sessions resisted. If Trump gets away with it, what happens if there’s a next time?
Paul Manafort’s lenient 4-year sentence — far below the recommended 20 years despite extensive felonies and post-conviction obstruction — is a reminder of the blatant inequities in our justice system that we all know about, because they reoccur every week in courts across America
Speaker Pelosi argues Pres. Trump broke the law, but that is best addressed through the next election not impeachment. What happens to that argument when Trump’s conduct may undermine whether there even is a fair election?