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Trump foe Justin Amash schools GOP demanding loyalty for the president

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Republicans were told not to worry about defending President Donald Trump on his actions and to attack the process of impeachment instead. But on Wednesday, Trump demanded Republicans defend his actions as “no quid pro quo” and that his call with Ukraine was “perfect.”

Rep. Justin Amash (I-MI) instead explained that he’s not in Congress to uphold the reputation of a Republican president, he’s there for the American people.

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“We swear an oath to support and defend the Constitution, not an oath to support and defend Donald Trump’s abuse of the office of the presidency,” Amash tweeted.

Amash is one of very few Republicans who were willing to attack the president. There was so much backlash that Amash was forced to leave the Republican Party.

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Congressional subpoenas will be ‘forever unenforceable’ if GOP lets Trump off the hook: conservative attorney

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Conservative attorney Gabriel Malor, who in the past has written legal analyses for right-wing publications such as The Federalist and the Washington Examiner, warns that Republicans will be setting a dangerous precedent if they let President Donald Trump off the hook for his unprecedented obstruction of the House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry.

Writing on Twitter, Malor argues that giving Trump a pass on the House's proposed obstruction of Congress charge will neuter any future congressional inquiry into the executive branch.

"There's a real danger that if the Senate does not convict on the obstruction of Congress count, congressional subpoenas will be forever unenforceable," he writes. "If Congress itself rules that defiance of congressional subpoenas is no error, how could the courts in any future litigation?"

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Trump wrote a $2 million check to cover damages from misuse of charity funds: report

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New York Attorney General Letitia James revealed Tuesday that President Donald Trump has paid $2 million in damages after being found guilty for misuse of charity funds.

The Washington Post also reported that the remaining $1.8 million left in Trump's "foundation," would be distributed to eight charities, which will get $476,140.41. The foundation was shut down in 2018 after a judge demanded it be desolved.

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‘Way worse than Nixon’: GOP challenger calls for Trump’s impeachment for ‘extortion’

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A Republican presidential candidate agrees with House Democrats that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses and should be removed from office.

Bill Weld, the former Massachusetts governor and current GOP primary challenger, said Trump's crimes were "way worse than Nixon" and clearly worthy of impeachment, reported WGBH-FM.

"I've never seen such evidence in an obstruction case," Weld said.

The former federal prosecutor, who served as counsel in the impeachment inquiry into President Richard Nixon, said lawmakers from both parties had a duty to impeach Trump.

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