PAUL RYAN: OBAMA'S EXEC AMNESTY NOT 'HIGH CRIMES'
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At a Christian Science Monitor breakfast Wednesday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) said President Barack Obama's lawless executive actions are not high crimes and misdemeanors worthy of impeachment.Quoting: Bambi2U
"I see this as sort of a ridiculous gambit by the president and his political team to try and change the narrative, raise money, and turn out their base for an upcoming election that they feel is not going to go their way," Ryan said, according to the Wall Street Journal. "[Obama's executive actions do] not rise to the high crime and misdemeanor level."
However, as Andrew McCarthy, the former federal prosecutor and author of Faithless Execution: Building the Political Case for Obama’s Impeachment, wrote in National Review, many politicians and pundits do not know what "high crimes and misdemeanors" actually are when it comes to impeachment.
"Contrary to some less than informed opinion, 'high crimes and misdemeanors' – the legal standard for impeachment – refers not to indictable criminal offenses but to profound breaches of the public trust by high-ranking officials," McCarthy wrote. "Once the standard is understood, it becomes easy to see that the president and his underlings have committed numerous, readily provable impeachable offenses. "
[link to www.breitbart.com]
So aiding and abetting the invasion of our nation he says is not a high crime? What could be more of a high crime than that?!!
who says Schroedinger's cat is even in the box?
"Better to be a warrior in a garden than a Gardener in a war"-Chinese tale
"... When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord shall lift up a standard against him."-Isaiah 59:19