Impeachment has always been an avenue through which the House and the Senate can represent the best interests of the people by holding government officials accountable for high crimes and misdemeanors perpetrated while in office. It’s a protection that allows for the swift removal of criminals from government power. It was never intended to be a weapon to be used by a political party to undermine the efforts of their opposition.
This “impeachment inquiry,” as it’s being called, is exactly that as House Democrats weaponize their majority against the President by using subterfuge, deceit, and a complicit progressive mainstream media apparatus to either “redo” the 2016 election or tilt the 2020 election in their favor. Some Democrats might find this acceptable; in our contentious political atmosphere; a victory based on lies is an acceptable victory to many. But I have to believe the majority of Americans want the truth to prevail and the best interests of the nation to supersede the best interests of either political party.
Pat A. Cipollone, Counsel to the President, issued a letter to House Democrats denouncing the way they’re handling their impeachment inquiry. From the beginning, it has been an exercise in smokescreens, lies, and political maneuvers that are not only unprecedented, but also unconstitutional. They are undertaking this inquiry in a way that subverts due process and prevents anyone associated with the President, including members of the House of Representatives who belong to his party, from participating in a legally mandated way.
Neither the President nor anyone associated with “inquiry” should participate in it, thereby giving it credibility, unless the Democrats start handling this in a constitutional manner.
As Cipollone notes in his letter:
To comply with the Constitution’s demands, appropriate procedures would include-at a minimum-the right to see all evidence, to present evidence, to call witnesses, to have counsel present at all hearings, to cross-examine all witnesses, to make objections relating to the examination of witnesses or the admissibility of testimony and evidence, and to respond to evidence and testimony. Likewise, the Committees must provide for the disclosure of all evidence favorable to the President and all evidence bearing on the credibility of witnesses called to testify in the inquiry. The Committees’ current procedures provide none of these basic constitutional rights.
In addition, the House has not provided the Committees’ Ranking Members with the authority to issue subpoenas. The right of the minority to issue subpoenas-subject to the same rules as the majority-has been the standard, bipartisan practice in all recent resolutions authorizing presidential impeachment inquiries. The House’s failure to provide co-equal subpoena power in this case ensures that any inquiry will be nothing more than a one-sided effort by House Democrats to gather information favorable to their views and to selectively release it as only they determine. The House’s utter disregard for the established procedural safeguards followed in past impeachment inquiries shows that the current proceedings are nothing more than an unconstitutional exercise in political theater.
There’s a very clear reason that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi refuses to allow Congress to vote on the impeachment inquiry, a step necessary to officially launch it. Doing so would open the doors for Republicans to participate in the proceedings. As of now, this is not an actual impeachment inquiry under Article 1, Section 2. It’s being called an impeachment inquiry but it is still following the tenets of Article 1, Section 1, as if this is simply inter-branch oversight. Impeachment under Article 1, Section 2 is a process handled by the entirety of the House, not committees performing oversight.
Why wouldn’t she want to abide by the Constitution? Because doing so would open the doors for Republicans to rebut claims by Democrats. GOP Congressmen would be able to cross-examine witnesses, call witnesses, issue subpoenas, and participate in the inquiry. Instead, this is a one-sided political show designed to keep Republicans and President Trump’s team from engaging in the proceedings at all.
It’s a complete and utter sham, one that is only even possible because Democrats have legacy media in their pockets. If the situation were reversed and Republicans were doing this to Democrats, the powerful media outlets would be crying foul. But they hate the President as much a their puppetmasters do, so they’re pretending like this is all happening in a proper fashion.
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It doesn’t matter if you support the President or not. The unconstitutional handling of this pseudo-inquiry is a warning that the real abuse of power is being perpetrated by House Democrats.
This is not an impeachment inquiry. It’s a 2020 campaign soliloquy designed to keep engagement one-sided and subvert due process. It’s the Democrats’ impeachment monologue. The President should not participate in this debacle.
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