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LET THE PEOPLE DECIDE TRUMP’S FATE

Pelosi’s reluctance to impeach leaves the decision in the hands of the voters, where it should be

IMPEACHMENT, AT ITS CORE, IS A POLITICAL ACT. The Founders of the United States intentionally delegated the ultimate check on the Chief Executive to the Legislative Branch, not to the Judiciary. The reason is plain. The weighty determination of whether to remove a President depends on factors beyond the mere application of law to facts. It is not a matter of rules of evidence and burdens of proof. Politicians also must consider the

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