Washington: The Democratic lawmakers who are acting as “managers” – or prosecutors – in Donald Trump’s impeachment
a trial in the Senate, have continued to present their argument to try and show that the US President has abused his office and that the only
the thing that has guided him in his relationship with Ukraine has been his own self-interest.
On Thursday, Congressman Jerry Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, told the assembled senators during the
The democratic argument that the President’s conduct was “illegal”, “dangerous” and includes the worst conduct envisioned by the Founding
Fathers when they wrote the Constitution, reports Efe news.
“Abuse of power, betrayal of the nation through foreign entanglements, and corruption of elections are all impeachable offenses,” Nadler
said, adding that “the Framers believed that any one of these standings alone justified removal” from office.
“Abuse of power is clearly an impeachable offense under the Constitution. I find it amazing the president rejects it,” he said, adding that
Trump “must not remain in power one moment longer”. He also accused Trump of doing “violence to the Constitution”, saying that that
conduct constitutes “great and dangerous offences against the nation”. (IANS)