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The United States Is Starting to Look Like Ukraine;Why the president must be impeached and removed.

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'This isn’t what I thought  2months ago, when the inquiry began. I argued that the evidence fell short of the standards of a prosecutable criminal act. But the congressional testimonies make clear that the president’s highest crime isn’t what he tried to do to, or with, Ukraine. It's what he is doing to us:  where channels of formal authority are disconnected from the real centers of power by legal fixers as shadow cabinet members -- off-stage figures who yield outsized influence and facilitate foreign interference; extortion as foreign policy; the use of political office as a shield against criminal prosecution & as a vehicle for  enrichment. And the creating of fictional narratives & conspiracy theories as fact -- to the enduring shame of the GOP!  The one way to stop this is to make every effort to remove Trump from office. It shouldn’t have to wait a year.'

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