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Sunday, March 5, 2017

High Crime President Trump

Trump, the high-crime President, is about to go even higher than an emolument clause violation. He continues to serve as President with conflicts of interest, and that will soon catch up with him as the suits are filed.  His behavior is becoming increasingly apparent among citizens as known among his billionaire peers for being a huckster.

It was no secret to intelligent voters, the majority who voted against him. He lies constantly, and that is a violation of the Federal Law. He can be tried for impeachment for that.

The trouble is that the House of Representatives under the leadership of Speaker, Paul Ryan is conflicted and obstructing justice. That circumstance pressures Constitutional law whereby impeachment must be initiated by the House of Representatives before it is prosecuted in the Senate. The Republican-led Senate is also conflicted in its duty. This situation creates a Constitutional crisis.

Now, the news this Sunday is that Trump will have to break the law to pass his budget. That is an impeachable offense.

"Trump Will Have To Break The Law To Pass His Budget
Stan Collender,   CONTRIBUTOR 
Federal taxes, spending, deficits, debt, and politics.   
The White House either hasn’t thought through what it’s going to take to put the just-announced Trump spending plans in place or doesn’t really care.
The bottom line is that the president and OMB Director Mick Mulvaney may have to violate their oaths of office by breaking federal law to do what the administration wants to do on federal spending. 
On Monday, the Office of Management and Budget held a largely nonsensical conference call with reporters to announce what was already largely known: Trump is going to propose a big increase in military spending and an offsetting decrease in domestic programs.

Our Criminal President

President Donald Trump may have to violate the law to put his just-announced spending priorities in place. Photographer: Olivier Douliery/Pool via Bloomberg

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