Partisanship: The True Constitutional Crisis

Posted by on February 8, 2020 1:27 am
Categories: US Politics

Despite his acquittal in the U.S. Senate on a near party-line vote, President Trump’s actions to put his personal political interest over our national interest should be unacceptable to any leader who takes an oath of public trust, regardless of party.
Yet, however offensive, the president’s conduct was anticipated by our Founders, who wrote the impeachment process into the Constitution.
What was not anticipated by our Founders — and what presents today’s true constitutional crisis — is the extent to which critical features of our system of governance are being undermined by our polarized…

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