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🔥@realDonaldTrump urged fellow Republican Brad Raffensperger, @GaSecofState to “find” enough votes to overturn his defeat in an extraordinary one-hour RECORDED phone call Saturday that election experts said raised legal questions. #11780Votes
🚨Trump alternately BERATED Raffensperger, tried to FLATTER him, BEGGED him to act and THREATENED him with vague criminal consequences if the @GaSecofState refused to pursue his false claims, at one point warning that Raffensperger was taking “a big risk.”🚨#11780Votes
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🔥⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩’s Scandal Plagued Presidency Must End Before More Damage Is Done To Our Country. Trump Is Targeting His Enemies With Lawsuits To Divert Attention From His Own #HighCrimesAndMisdemeanors…
🔥The prosecutors have been fighting in court for more than a year to obtain Trump’s personal and corporate TAX returns, which they have called central to their investigation. The issue now rests with the SCOTUS.🔥Trump is trying to shift focus to Biden in this tweet👇
🎯 @Trump inflated the value of its assets to insurance companies like Aon‼️A nine page subpoena demanded a broad range of materials regarding Aon’s business with Trump and the Trump Org dating back to 2009!…
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🔥BREAKING NEWS🔥Tax Data Proves Trump Is A Fraud ‼️#TrumpIsATaxCheat #LoserTrump…
🔥💵🔥@nytimes has obtained tax-return data extending over more than 20 years for @realDonaldTrump AND the hundreds of companies that make up @Trump Org including detailed information from his first two years in office‼️#OctoberSurprise
💥💣💥The tax data provides a road map of revelations, from write-offs for the cost of a criminal defense lawyer and a mansion used as a family retreat to a FULL accounting of the MILLIONS of DOLLARS the president received from the 2013 Miss Universe MOSCOW.
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1/ A thread. In anticipation of the #Dershowitz argument tomorrow, I'd like to point out that SCOTUS has already decided a case based, in part, on the idea that impeachable offenses can include official acts that are not crimes. Nixon v. Fitzgerald, 457 U.S. 731 (1982) was . . .
2/ was a civil damages lawsuit brought by a DOD Management Analyst against President Nixon on the alleged ground that he was unconstitutionally fired in retaliation for his congressional testimony on cost overruns. . . .
3/ The Court held that Nixon, "as a former President of the United States, [was] entitled to absolute immunity from damages liability predicated on his official acts."457 U.S. at 749. Part of the Court's analysis was that there already existed meaningful constraints . . .
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1. Question posed by Norman Eisen, Democratic Counsel, House Judiciary Committee. "Can you say a little bit more about what the framers concerns were about corruption of elections and betrayal of the national interest involving foreign powers and how they come into play here?"
2. Professor Pamela S. Karlan answers "So the framers were very worried that elections could be corrupted, they could be corrupted in a variety of different ways and they spent alot of time trying to design an election system that wouldn't be subject to that kind of corruption.
3. And there are a number of different provisions in the Constitution that deal with the kinds of corruption they were worried about....
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No matter how they come out, the #impeachment hearings that now appear to be on their way will turn out to be a long overdue family conversation and massive online civics course where we, as Americans, get to grapple with some really important questions. Leave your examples below
Please make all examples based on facts that were preserved in the #MuellerReport. You may not like his looks or style, but the man knew how to preserve a record.
Ex. 1: If a foreign power offers you help in an election, do you accept the help or do you call the FBI?
Ex. 2: If you continue to pursue potential business deals involving said foreign power, or any other entity looking to do business with you, and refuse to divest or put everything in a blind trust (or even make routine disclosures), have you made yourself susceptible to bribery?
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