US. Michigan MPwas the first Republican legislator on Saturday to say that President Trump "committed a criminal offense". In a series of tweets, Amash wrote that he had read the full report of Special Envoy Robert Müller and concluded that there was a "threshold for impeachment".
"Under our constitution, the President will be removed from office for impeachment and conviction for high treason, bribery, or other crimes and offenses," Amash wrote Saturday. "While High Crimes and Misdemeanors is not defined, context implies behaviors that violate public confidence."
Amash also wrote that the impeachment does not presuppose a "probable cause," but rather "just a statement that requires it." an official has committed careless, abusive, corrupt, or otherwise dishonorable behavior.
After Müller completed his report in mid-March,published a four-page abstract that Amash described as "purposely misrepresented." "Barr's false representations are significant, but often subtle, common in He wrote of crafting qualifications or logical mistakes that he hopes people will not notice. "
Amash wrote that Mr. Trump had participated in specific actions and behaviors contrary to Barr's initial assessment of Müller's report reached the threshold for impeachment.
Even Congress was spared criticism by Amash. He called for the partiality of many lawmakers and said they would "shift their perception 1
"Few members of the Congress even read Miller's report, based on their affiliation with a party, and it appeared that representatives and senators of both parties made final statements on the conclusions of the 448-page report within hours of their publication." Amash wrote.
Amash Who It Was He was called a "new Ron Paul" because of his libertarian beliefs and has previously seceded from the Republican Party – notably Mr. Trump, whom he did not support in 2016. Earlier this year, he was one of 14 republican officials attempting to override Trump's veto of a border wall declaration. In March, Amash did not rule out running for president in 2020 as a libertarian.
stood as candidates for the President calling for the impeachment of Mr. Trump.
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