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H Res 755 - Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors - National Key Vote

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Title: Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to impeach President Donald Trump for obstruction of Congress.

Highlights:

 

  • Alleges that the president violated his constitutional oath to faithfully execute the office of the presidency when he directed the defiance of subpoenas issued by the House of Representatives pursuant to its “sole power of impeachment” (Article II). 

  • Alleges that President Trump abused the powers of his office and undermined investigations into foreign interference in US elections through the following means (Article II): 

    • Directing the White House to defy a lawful subpoena by withholding the production of documents sought by House committees; 

    • Directing other executive branch agencies and offices to defy lawful subpoenas and withhold the production of documents and records from the committees, in response to which the Department of State, Office of Management and Budget, Department of Energy, and Department of Defense refused to produce a single document or record; and

    • Directing current and former executive branch officials not to cooperate with the committees, in response to which the following 9 administration officials defied subpoenas for testimony: 

      • John Mulvaney, Robert Blair, John Eisenberg, Michael Ellis, Preston Griffith, Russel Vought, Michael Duffey, Brian McCormack, and T. Brechbuhl. 

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to impeach President Donald Trump for abuse of power.

Highlights:

 

  • Alleges that the president violated his constitutional oath to faithfully execute the office of the presidency when he solicited the interference of a foreign government, Ukraine, in the 2020 presidential election (Article I).

  • Alleges that President Trump solicited a foreign government’s interference through a scheme or course of conduct through the following means (Article I):

    • President Trump, acting both directly and through agents within and outside the US government, solicited Ukraine’s government to publicly announce investigations into:

      • A political opponent, former Vice President Joseph Biden Jr.; and

      • A discredited theory promoted by Russia alleging that Ukraine, rather than Russia, interfered in the 2016 presidential election; and

    • With the same motives, the president, acting both directly and through his agents, conditioned 2 official acts on the public announcements that he had requested: 

      • The release of $391 million of US taxpayer funds that Congress had appropriated on a bipartisan basis for the purpose of providing military and security assistance to Ukraine to oppose Russian aggression and which President Trump has ordered and suspended; and 

      • A head of state meeting at the White House, which the president of Ukraine sought to demonstrate continued US support for the Ukrainian government in the face of Russian aggression.

  • Alleges that President Trump released the military and security assistance to the Ukrainian government only after the public revelation of the above actions, and has persisted in openly urging and soliciting Ukraine to undertake investigations for his personal political benefit (Article I).


See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to impeach President Donald Trump for obstruction of Congress.

Highlights:

 

  • Alleges that the president violated his constitutional oath to faithfully execute the office of the presidency when he directed the defiance of subpoenas issued by the House of Representatives pursuant to its “sole power of impeachment” (Article II). 

  • Alleges that President Trump abused the powers of his office and undermined investigations into foreign interference in US elections through the following means (Article II): 

    • Directing the White House to defy a lawful subpoena by withholding the production of documents sought by House committees; 

    • Directing other executive branch agencies and offices to defy lawful subpoenas and withhold the production of documents and records from the committees, in response to which the Department of State, Office of Management and Budget, Department of Energy, and Department of Defense refused to produce a single document or record; and

    • Directing current and former executive branch officials not to cooperate with the committees, in response to which the following 9 administration officials defied subpoenas for testimony: 

      • John Mulvaney, Robert Blair, John Eisenberg, Michael Ellis, Preston Griffith, Russel Vought, Michael Duffey, Brian McCormack, and T. Brechbuhl. 

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to impeach President Donald Trump for abuse of power.

Highlights:

 

  • Alleges that the president violated his constitutional oath to faithfully execute the office of the presidency when he solicited the interference of a foreign government, Ukraine, in the 2020 presidential election (Article I).

  • Alleges that President Trump solicited a foreign government’s interference through a scheme or course of conduct through the following means (Article I):

    • President Trump, acting both directly and through agents within and outside the US government, solicited Ukraine’s government to publicly announce investigations into:

      • A political opponent, former Vice President Joseph Biden Jr.; and

      • A discredited theory promoted by Russia alleging that Ukraine, rather than Russia, interfered in the 2016 presidential election; and

    • With the same motives, the president, acting both directly and through his agents, conditioned 2 official acts on the public announcements that he had requested: 

      • The release of $391 million of US taxpayer funds that Congress had appropriated on a bipartisan basis for the purpose of providing military and security assistance to Ukraine to oppose Russian aggression and which President Trump has ordered and suspended; and 

      • A head of state meeting at the White House, which the president of Ukraine sought to demonstrate continued US support for the Ukrainian government in the face of Russian aggression.

  • Alleges that President Trump released the military and security assistance to the Ukrainian government only after the public revelation of the above actions, and has persisted in openly urging and soliciting Ukraine to undertake investigations for his personal political benefit (Article I).


Title: Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors

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