Although senators might be called upon to vote on one charge at a time, they have a responsibility to consider the totality of circumstances when casting that vote.
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A key dynamic is weighing on Republicans, even if removal of the deputy attorney general is unlikely.
Some presidential behavior that may not consist of discrete crimes is still within range of the serious “abuse or violation” of public trust that justifies discussion of impeachment.
The harder question to answer is whether a president can obstruct justice under the legitimate exercise of his constitutional powers.
Whether the president obstructs justice will turn on whether his actions are supported by Article II itself.
Discussion on impeachment has intensified since Donald Trump assumed office this January, but what do we know about impeachment’s constitutional design and history? Cass Sunstein, professor at Harvard Law School, recently wrote an accessible account of impeachment to separate myth from history.
The constitutional catastrophe could well be an entirely outdated understanding of impeachment.
A look at four major myths about presidential impeachment.
No conscientious member of Congress can ignore the available—and mounting—evidence of President Trump’s unfitness for his office.