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Kamikaze Mitch

J Robert Smith

  • Jan. 23, 2021
  • 3 min read

Article 1, Section 3, the United States Constitution

Judgment in Cases of Impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from Office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any Office of honor, Trust or Profit under the United States[italics added]

Like Joe Biden, is Mitch starting to lose it? The Constitution is plain about impeachment. It’s about removal from office of federal elected or appointed officials for limited categories of offenses. You don’t have to be a constitutional scholar, like Jonathan Turley or Alan Dershowitz, to get it. The Senate can’t remove a former president from the office he doesn’t occupy. But Democrats fear Trump in opposition, so they want to dirty him up. A simple-stupid fact isn’t stopping them. Vindictiveness and a Soviet-style destruction of “enemies of the state” is the rule of the day.

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