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country in a few short years. astrusted them to follow him he moved the country towards a market economy. he trusted them to follow him and trust him as he made peace in the cold war against the ancient enemy, the united states. he trusted them too much, it turned out. >> sunday night at 8:00 eastern & a."pan's "q green revealed articles of impeachment against president trump. >> mr. speaker, pursuant to of rule nine, i seek recognition to give notice of my question ofise a privilege of the house.
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resolution is as follows. articles of impeachment against donald j. trump, president of the united states of america. and the congress of the united states america. . .esolution resolution. resolved, that donald j. trump, president of the united states of america, has undermined the integrity of his office with impunity and has brought disrepute on the presidency with immunity. has betrayed his trust as president to the manifest injury of the american people. and is unfit to be president. and is impeached pursuant to article 2, section 4 of the
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constitution of the united states of america. and that the following articles of impeachment be exhibited to the united states senate. articles of impeachment exhibited by the house of of the united states of america in the name of itself and of all the people of the of the united states of ame against donald john trump, president of the united states america, in maintenance and support of its impeachment against him for high crimes and misdemeanors of the nature which ,ay be denominated as political not requiring the commission of a crime, and exclusively the
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jurisdiction of the united states house of representatives for impeachment purposes. donald john at trump, president of the united states of america, unmindful of is high duties of his office and the dignity and proprieties thereof and the harmony, respect, and courtesy which ought to exhibit and be maintained in american society, has under the inane pretext of dispensing with political correctness produced a demonstrable record of inciting
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white supremacy, sexism, big tri, hatred, xenophobea, race baiting and racism. by demeaning, defame, disrespecting and disparaging women and certain minorities. in so doing, donald john trump, president of the united states of america, has fueled and is fueling an alt-right hate machine and his worldwide covert sympathizers, engendering racial antipathy, lgbtq enemyity, religious anxiety, stealthy sexism and dreadful exene phobia. profid -- dread full xenophobia.
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profids youly causing exang psiity to wit, on september 23, 2017, donald john trump incited race baiting and racism, engendering stealthy sexism and racial antipathy when he disrespected, disparaged, and demeaned mothers of professional football players by calling them dogs as he made the widely published statement, quote, football players won't you love to see one of hose nfl owners, when somebody disrespect ours flag, say, get b-i-t-c-h off the field right now. out. he's fired. he's fired. on september 23, 2017, donald
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john trump incited race baiting and racism, engendering racial antipathy, when the disrespected , disparaged, professional football players, approximately 70% of whom are reportedly african-american, by calling them sons of dogs. as he made the widely published statement, wouldn't you love to see one of these nfl owners, when somebody disrespects our flag say, get that son of a b-i-t-c-h off the field right now, out. he's fired. he's fired. on september 30, 2017, donald john trump incited big triand , engendering racial
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antipathy, when he disrespected, disparaged and demeaned puerto ricans who are americans by implying puerto ricans want others to do for them what they won't do for themselves. as he made the widely published claim, they want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort. further, on october 3, 2017, while in puerto rico, as was widely shown on american television, donald john trump incited big tri, engendering racial antipathy, when he disparaged puerto ricans by stating, i hate to tell you, puerto rico, but you've thrown our budget a little out of whack, because we spent a lot of money on puerto rico and that's
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fine, but we've saved a lot of lives. the president did not make similar widely published statements about texas or florida. on january 27, 2017, donald john trump incited zen februarya and hate against -- xenophobea and hate against muslims engendering real jus anxiety when he disrespected islam by issuing executive order 13769, fulfilling a campaign promise to ban muslims from entering the united states of america. this widely published campaign promise is dated december 7, 2015. and reads as follows. donald j. trump statement on preventing muslim immigration. new york, new york. december 7, 2015.
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donald j. trump is calling for the total and complete shutdown of muslims entering the united states until our country's representatives can figure out what's going on. on march 4, 2017, donald john trump insighted race baiting when he defamed, disrespected, and disparaged president barack wildly making the published statement which has since been disclaimed, quote, terrible, just found out that obama had my wires tapped. in trump tour just before the -- tower just before the victory. nothing found. this is mccarthyism. end of quote. on july 26, 2017, donald john rump insighted bigotry
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engendering lgbtq emnity when he disparaged and disrespected transgender americans by indicating that the cost of their medical care outweighs the sacrifice they are willing to make for our country as he made the wildly published statement after consultation with my generals and military experts, please be advised that the united states government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the u.s. military. our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military
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would entail. in so doing, the aforementioned , donald john trump, unmindful of the high duties of his high office anti-dignity and proprieties thereof -- and the dignity and proprieties thereof harmony and courtesies which ought to exist and be maintained harmony and courtesi which ought to exist and be maintained within american society has undermined the integrity of his office, has ought disrepute on the presidency, has betrayed his trust as president to the manifest injury of the people of the united states of america result is unfit to be president. therefore, donald john trump by betraying his trust as president warrants impeachment, trial and removal from office and disqualification to hold any office of honor, trust, or profit under the united states of america.
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article 2, that donald john trump, president of the united states of america, unmindful of the high duties of his high office and the dignity of and proprieties thereof and of the harmony and courtesies which ought to exist and be maintained within american society did betray his trust as president and bring shame and dishonor to the office of the residency by associating the majesty and dignity of the presidency with causes rooted bigotry, premacy, racism, anti-semitism, white nationalism, and neo-naziism. when he, to wit, on august 15, 2017, donald john trump made a wildly published statement characterizing a group of anti-semites big got, racists, and white nationalists and clue clucks klansmen who rallieded
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in charlottesville, virginia, as very fine people. there after on august 23, 2017, the united nations committee on the elimination of racial discrimination released a two-page decision in which it as stated that they were the failure at the highest the failure at the highest political level of the united states of america to unequivocally reject and condemn the racist haven't event and demonstrations led by the the failure at the highest political level of the united states of america to unequivocally reject and condemn aforementioned groups, thereby potentially fueling the proliferation of racist discourse and incidents throughout the state party. and deeply concerned by the example of this failure could set for the rest of the world. on october 7, 2017, hate groups
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were again back in char lotsville, virginia -- char lotsville, virginia -- charlottesville, virginia, at the statue of the robert e. lee, the confederate general, chanting you will not replace us. since this event on october 7, the president has made many wildly published statements about many things, including but not limited to, the national football league, but widely made one published statement condemning the hate groups for returning to the place where an innocent person lost her life at the hands of hate. in so doing, the aforementioned donald john trump, unmindful of the high duties of his high office, and the integrity and proprieties thereof, and of the harmony, respect, and courtesies which ought to exist and be maintained within american society has undermined
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the integrity of his office, has brought disrepute on the presidency, and has betrayed his trust as president to the manifest injury of the people of the united states of america and is unfit to be president. therefore, donald john trump, by betraying his trust as resident warrants impeachment, trial, and removal from office disqualification to hold any office of honor, trust, or profit under the united states of america. article 3, donald john trump, president of the united states of america, unmindful of his high duties of his high office and the dignities and proprieties thereof and of the harmony and courtesies which ought to exist and be maintained in american society by making in perfity
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the widely reported claim that three million to five million people voted illegally in the 2016 presidential election. and further extending tax dollars to establish a commission to investigate his laim towit on november 27, 2016, donald john trump made in ildly reported claim addition to winning the ectoral college in a landslide, i won the popular vote. if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally. in virginia, new hampshire, and california. landslide, i won the popular vote. if you deduct the millions of so why isn't the media reporting on this serious bias? big problem. donald ry 25, 2017, john trump made the widely reported claim that i will be asking for a major
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investigation into voter fraud, including those registered to vote in two states, and who are illegal. and on july 1, 2017, donald john trump made the widely reported claim that numerous states were refusing to give information to the very distinguished voter fraud panel . what are they trying to hide? on june 28, 2017, according to highly reported news stories, the commission previously referenced by donald john trump requested detailed voter registration data from all 50 ates, including names, addresses, and other sensitive data from every voter in the country. send states refused to the information. and some states have prevented -- have been prevented by courts from turning over the se the information information.
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aforementioned donald john trump, unmindful of the high duties of his high office anti-dignity and proprieties thereof has undermined the integrity of his has brought disrepute on the presidency and has betrayed his trust as president to the manifest injury of the people of the united states of america and is unfit to be president. therefore, donald john trump, by betraying his trust as president, warrants the impeachment, trial, and removal from office and disqualification to hold any office of honor, trust, or profit under the united states of america. article 4, donald john trump, president of the united states of america, unmindful of the high duties of his high office and of the dignity and prepatients' bill of rights thereof, and of the harmony and which ought to exist
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and be maintained in american society while aware of the wildly reported history of unlawful abuses and brutality perpetrated by many, not all bliss officers against innocent persons in the united states of america did betray his trust as president, bringing shame and dishonor to the office of presidency by encouraging law enforcement officials to violate the constitutional rights of suspects in their custody and control. 28, 2017, july donald john trump in a speech n front of the suffolk court county police department in long island, new york, stated that, and when you see these towns, and when you see thugs being thrown into the back of a
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paddy wagon, you just see them thrown in, rough. i said, please, don't be too nice. like when you guys put somebody in the car and you just -- and you are protecting their head. you know, the way you put their and over, like don't hit their head. and they just killed somebody. don't hit their head, i said. you can take the hand away, ok. this statement is injurious not of law, which presumes incense until proven guilty -- innocence until guilt is proven in a court of law, but also to the administration presumes incense until proven of justice, which requires that care is given to persons held in the custody of law enforcement. our nation is founded upon the social contract where the constitutional right of the
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individual are not surrendered because of -- because he or she is accused of a crime. to speak to the contrary is a violation of the presidential oath of office which donald john trump is bound. in so doing the aforementioned donald john trump, unmindful of the high duties of his high office anti-dignity and prerights -- and the dignity and proprieties there off and his oath of office, quote, to faithfully execute the office of president of the united states of america, and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect, and defend the constitution of the united states, has undermined the integrity of his office, has brought disrepute on the presidency, has betrayed his trust as president to the manifest injury of the people of america d states and is unfit to be president. therefore, donald john trump,
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by betraying his trust as president, warrants impeachment, trial, and removal from office and disqualification to hold any office of high honor trust or profit under the united states of america. yield back. the speaker pro tempore: under rule 9, the resolution offered from the floor offered by a member other than the majority and/or minority leader as a question of the privileges of the house has immediate precedence only at a time designated by the chair within two legislative days after the resolution is properly noticed. pending that designation, the form of the resolution noticed by the gentleman from texas will appear in the record at this point. the chair will not at this point determine whether the resolution constitutes a question of privilege. that determination will be made at the time designated for x al green's articles of impeachment were introduced
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meaning the house must give it just must consider the bill within the scope legislative days. -- congressman green was not present meaning it will not be voted on in the near future. here is that movement. >> pursuant to clause to be one, the speaker designate this as a time for the offering of the resolution noticed by the gentleman from texas, mr. green.
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the resolution has not been offered. >> tomorrow, the house is expected to vote on a new $36.5 billion disaster aid package for puerto rico and western wildfires. for more about what is in this package, we talked to a reporter with cq roll call. >> where is this proposed disaster aid going and how is the spending broken down? >> as to where it is going, we're expecting a vote in the house tomorrow and it looks like this should pass and pass pretty easily. as far as the numbers, about $36.5 billion

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