Trump’s ac­tions jus­tify call for inquiry

The Morning Call - - TOWN SQUARE | A PLACE TO BE HEARD -

Alexan­der Hamil­ton, in Fed­er­al­ist Pa­per No. 65, wrote im­peach­ment would be a re­sponse to acts which pro­ceed from the “abuse or vi­o­la­tion of some pub­lic trust.” Pres­i­dent Trump’s ac­tions re­gard­ing Ukraine cer­tainly war­rant an in­ves­ti­ga­tion into whether he, in fact, did ex­actly that.

The tele­phone tran­script def­i­nitely raises ques­tions as to whether the pres­i­dent was pres­sur­ing the pres­i­dent of Ukraine to in­ves­ti­gate his pos­si­ble po­lit­i­cal op­po­nent in 2020 in re­turn for needed mil­i­tary aid that was be­ing with­held for no ap­par­ent rea­son.

Both the whistle­blower com­plaint and text mes­sages from the U.S. am­bas­sador to Ukraine seem to ver­ify a quid pro quo did ex­ist. Trump, in fact, did pub­licly ad­mit that he wanted Ukraine to in­ves­ti­gate the Bid

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.