Video: Trump’s Actions ‘Worse Than Misconduct Of Any Prior President,’ Law Prof Testifies

Source: Huffington Post

“If Congress fails to impeach here, then the impeachment process has lost all meaning,” UNC law professor Michael Gerhardt told Congress.

A constitutional law scholar told a House impeachment panel Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s attempt to solicit a foreign investigation into his political opponent and his obstruction of congressional investigations amount to the worst presidential misconduct in history.

“The president’s serious misconduct, including bribery, soliciting a personal favor from a foreign leader in exchange for his exercise of power, and obstructing justice and Congress, are worse than the misconduct of any prior president, including what previous presidents who faced impeachment have done or been accused of doing,” Michael Gerhardt wrote in his prepared opening statement to the House Judiciary Committee.

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