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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Sham Trump Senate Trial to Begin February 9
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman
In February last year, Trump was tried and acquitted by the Senate on the following two phony charges:
Article I: Abuse of power, falsely claiming Trump sought foreign interference from Ukraine in the US 2020 presidential election.
Article II: Obstruction of Congress, falsely claiming he "directed the unprecedented, categorical, and indiscriminate defiance of subpoenas issued by the House of Representatives pursuant to its sole Power of Impeachment," adding:
"(W)ithout lawful cause or excuse, President Trump directed Executive Branch agencies, offices, and officials not to comply with those subpoenas. President Trump thus interposed the powers of the Presidency against the lawful subpoenas of the House…"
Trump's unwillingness to participate in the sham process did not rise to the level of obstructing Congres
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