'Abuse of Power' and 'Obstruction of Congress': Democrats Announce Articles of Impeachment Against Trump

September 11, 2020 0 By HearthstoneYarns

House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled two articles of impeachment accusing President Donald Trump abusing the power of his office and obstructing Congress, misconduct that Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said amounts to “high crimes and misdemeanors.”

“Our president holds the ultimate public trust,” Nadler, a Democrat from New York, said during a press conference. “When he betrays that trust and puts himself before country, he endangers the Constitution, he endangers our democracy, and he endangers our national security.”

Nadler summarized the two articles of impeachment, which are expected to be released in full later Tuesday:

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