Skip to comments.House Intel report accuses Trump of wrongdoing in Ukraine dealings
Posted on 12/03/2019 1:29:44 PM PST by ChicagoConservative27
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This report smells like the garbage pickup on monday mornings.
In other shocking news, the sun rose this morning.
BS, nothing more
Why doesn’t somebody explain how Schifty has violated HIS oath of office?
They got the phone records of John Soloman, Guiliani, and Nunes..absolutely DISGUSTING..welcome to the United States of Communist America that the left wants..if we dont destroy the left they will destroy every single one of us
I hope he wins on principle that it is CNN being sued.
They still don’t have the votes.
Democrats on the Intelligence Committee are making the case that Trump engaged in behavior violating his oath of office and, in the course of their investigation, obstructed Congress by stonewalling the proceedings.
When Im torturing you, dont try and stop me....just lay there and take it. Dont you know I am the one with the power and can lie, subvert the constitution....
Nothing “landmark” about it, unless you count descending into a Banana Republic as a big deal.
Based on witness testimony and evidence collected during the impeachment inquiry, the Intelligence Committee has found that:
I. Donald J. Trump, the 45th President of the United Statesacting personally and through his agents within and outside of the U.S. governmentsolicited the interference of a foreign government, Ukraine, in the 2020 U.S. presidential election. The President engaged in this course of conduct for the benefit of his reelection, to harm the election prospects of a political opponent, and to influence our nations upcoming presidential election to his advantage. In so doing, the President placed his personal political interests above the national interests of the United States, sought to undermine the integrity of the U.S. presidential election process, and endangered U.S. national security.
II. In furtherance of this scheme, President Trumpdirectly and acting through his agents within and outside the U.S. governmentsought to pressure and induce Ukraines newly-elected president, Volodymyr Zelensky, to publicly announce unfounded investigations that would benefit President Trumps personal political interests and reelection effort. To advance his personal political objectives, President Trump encouraged the President of Ukraine to work with his personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani.
III. As part of this scheme, President Trump, acting in his official capacity and using his position of public trust, personally and directly requested from the President of Ukraine that the government of Ukraine publicly announce investigations into (1) the Presidents political opponent, former Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and his son, Hunter Biden, and (2) a baseless theory promoted by Russia alleging that Ukrainerather than Russiainterfered in the 2016 U.S. election. These investigations were intended to harm a potential political opponent of President Trump and benefit the Presidents domestic political standing.
IV. President Trump ordered the suspension of $391 million in vital military assistance urgently needed by Ukraine, a strategic partner, to resist Russian aggression. Because the aid was appropriated by Congress, on a bipartisan basis, and signed into law by the President, its expenditure was required by law. Acting directly and through his subordinates within the U.S. government, the President withheld from Ukraine this military assistance without any legitimate foreign policy, national security, or anti-corruption justification. The President did so despite the longstanding bipartisan support of Congress, uniform support across federal departments and agencies for the provision to Ukraine of the military assistance, and his obligations under the Impoundment Control Act.
V. President Trump used the power of the Office of the President and exercised his authority over the Executive Branch, including his control of the instruments of the federal government, to apply increasing pressure on the President of Ukraine and the Ukrainian government to announce the politically-motivated investigations desired by President Trump. Specifically, to advance and promote his scheme, the President withheld official acts of value to Ukraine and conditioned their fulfillment on actions by Ukraine that would benefit his personal political interests:
A. President Trumpacting through agents within and outside the U.S. governmentconditioned a head of state meeting at the White House, which the President of Ukraine desperately sought to demonstrate continued United States support for Ukraine in the face of Russian aggression, on Ukraine publicly announcing the investigations that President Trump believed would aid his reelection campaign.
B. To increase leverage over the President of Ukraine, President Trump, acting through his agents and subordinates, conditioned release of the vital military assistance he had suspended to Ukraine on the President of Ukraines public announcement of the investigations that President Trump sought.
C. President Trumps closest subordinates and advisors within the Executive Branch, including Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Secretary of Energy J. Richard Perry, and other senior White House and Executive Branch officials had knowledge of, in some cases facilitated and furthered the Presidents scheme, and withheld information about the scheme from the Congress and the American public.
VI. In directing and orchestrating this scheme to advance his personal political interests, President Trump did not implement, promote, or advance U.S. anti-corruption policies. In fact, the President sought to pressure and induce the government of Ukraine to announce politically-motivated investigations lacking legitimate predication that the U.S. government otherwise discourages and opposes as a matter of policy in that country and around the world. In so doing, the President undermined U.S. policy supporting anti-corruption reform and the rule of law in Ukraine, and undermined U.S. national security.
VII. By withholding vital military assistance and diplomatic support from a strategic foreign partner government engaged in an ongoing military conflict illegally instigated by Russia, President Trump compromised national security to advance his personal political interests.
VIII. Faced with the revelation of his actions, President Trump publicly and repeatedly persisted in urging foreign governments, including Ukraine and China, to investigate his political opponent. This continued solicitation of foreign interference in a U.S. election presents a clear and present danger that the President will continue to use the power of his office for his personal political gain.
IX. Using the power of the Office of the President, and exercising his authority over the Executive Branch, President Trump ordered and implemented a campaign to conceal his conduct from the public and frustrate and obstruct the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry by:
A. refusing to produce to the impeachment inquirys investigating Committees information and records in the possession of the White House, in defiance of a lawful subpoena;
B. directing Executive Branch agencies to defy lawful subpoenas and withhold the production of all documents and records from the investigating Committees;
C. directing current and former Executive Branch officials not to cooperate with the Committees, including in defiance of lawful subpoenas for testimony; and
D. intimidating, threatening, and tampering with prospective and actual witnesses in the impeachment inquiry in an effort to prevent, delay, or influence the testimony of those witnesses.
In so doing, and despite the fact that the Constitution vests in the House of Representatives the sole Power of Impeachment, the President sought to arrogate to himself the right to determine the propriety, scope, and nature of an impeachment inquiry into his own misconduct, and the right to deny any and all information to the Congress in the conduct of its constitutional responsibilities.
As a legal paper....it's just plain garbage.
Wow! What a thunderbolt from the blue!
Who woulda thought?!
What phone records are you talking about??
It’s alleged evidence.
Because it’s not real evidence, that’s for sure.
I have to hand it to the Left.
They have fully captured the moral low ground.
Not gonna happen. The left will destroy America before we ever even consider stopping them. Trump has everything he needs to put the traitors away, and he doesn't. He was sworn to uphold the Constitution, but by allowing the leftists to do whatever they want, he is breaking that oath.
Don't get me wrong. I am a Trump voter and supporter, but facts are facts.
Supported by the media, and ignored by those who should be putting them on trial TODAY.
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