If you are thinking that you have an impeachable offense against President Donald Trump, you may have your facts all wrong. Democratic Representative Eric Swalwell and retired Harvard Law School Professor Alan Dershowitz are not fans of Trump. However, they lay out why there is no evidence there yet when it comes to high crimes and treason or even campaign finance violations. That seemed to come as a severe disappointment to host George Stephanopoulos of ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday.
As Written and Reported By Susan Jones for CNS News:
It’s too soon to talk about impeachment, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.), a staunch Trump critic, told ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday. “I think that we don’t have enough evidence yet.” But, Swalwell added, Democrats “shouldn’t look the other way.”
Appearing with Swalwell, retired Harvard Law School Professor Alan Dershowitz agreed that when it comes to high crimes and misdemeanors, “the evidence isn’t there.”
“The president or the candidate is entitled to contribute anything he wants to his own campaign,” Dershowitz said. “So the only issue here is whether or not there was a failure to report the contribution. That failure to report is attributable to the treasurer of the campaign, not to the president.”
Swalwell told host George Stephanopoulos:
As to your question, Democrats should not lead with impeachment, George. I think we should lead with the core issues people care about — making sure that health care costs go down, that their paychecks go up, and that we scrub out corruption.
But shouldn’t look the other way, and the best thing we can do is promise the American people, if we are given the majority that we will conduct the investigations the Republicans are unwilling to conduct, including this …….
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