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Rep. Veronica Escobar slams GOP “enablers” of the trump card in this “dark moment in American history”
House Judiciary Committee member, Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, claimed on Thursday that some Republicans activate “” to obstruct President Trump Congress ” impeachment request.
Escobar said during a Committee hearing that the whole situation marks a “dark moment in American history,” and agreed with Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., these Executive officers, who testified during earlier in-house procedures are the American “heroes”.
She began her remarks by criticizing statements by Republican members, including Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., earlier claimed that Trump has “consistently meet and worked with Congress in its oversight and determination of responsibility.”
Escobar — who managed former Rep. Beto O’rourke, D-Texas, after he gave his El Paso seat to unsuccessfully challenge Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the year 2018 — called such claims “breathtaking.”
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“There is a thread through all of these hearings, in particular those hearings, where we will try to have a proper supervision over the President of the United States,” she said. “We have heard our colleagues argue obstruction of Congress has called one of our colleagues, the pay is ridiculous. Another colleague said, ” The President has again and again together with Democrats.’ A stunning statement.”
“This idea that the President has worked-this is the claim that is actually absurd,” she added.
Escobar accuses Trump, the groundless absolute immunity to claims of congressional oversight, while at the same time failure, or a list of the documentation that would wear that as a privilege.
She said that, in this context, the President was less responsive to Supervisory and coercive measures-as a fellow Republican President Richard Nixon during his impeachment investigation.
“This President has reached a new low, and lowered the bar significantly,” she remarked.
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Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif Turning., Escobar asked to put their colleague, such as Trump Congress ” investigation allegedly obstructed.
“Representatives Swalwell, how many documents to request for [the House Intelligence Committee], in this investigation?”, she asked.
“Seventy-one documents from the White house,” Swalwell, who serves on the Committee, replied. “[in addition to] 12 witness, we are asked to show that the President show himself.”
Escobar thanked Swalwell for the information and asked loudly, to hide why Trump is trying to “” information from the public.
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“It really is a very, very tragic moment in American history — a very dark moment in American history,” she said, adding that the situation was made” even more tragic by the enablers, the search, to ensure that you protect a man at any price.”
She continued to demand that Trump “not for America”, but acting in favor of his own selfish purposes.
“This is a settlement for us and this is a moment when we should be standing with the patriots,” Escobar added, before, the yield back to Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-NY