Donald Trump is about to enter an undiscovered political region right here in the United States, as he becomes the first President to ever face 2 impeachment trials. Additionally, he’ll be encountering this feasible conviction after having already left office– which has actually been a bone of contention for his fans in Congress.
There are many who believe that the fact that Donald Trump is no more President makes the whole impeachment process “unconstitutional”, period, as well as a lot of time will be spent suggesting this possibility throughout the early days of the test.
However, there’s an additional crease developing as well, as Trump’s refusal to personally indicate in the event spurs Democrats to intimidate No. 45 over the decision.
“Democrats reiterated Monday a threat to punish former President Donald Trump for not testifying at the impeachment trial in the Senate, which begins Tuesday.
In a short filing responding to Trump’s lawyer’s 75-page trial memorandum, submitted Monday, the House impeachment managers — all Democrats hand-picked by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) — wrote:
[T]he House has invited President Trump to voluntarily testify under oath, yet President Trump immediately rejected that opportunity to tell his story. The House will establish at trial that this decision to avoid testifying supports a strong adverse inference regarding President Trump’s actions (and inaction) on January 6.
The Democrats were responding to Trump’s lawyers’ claim that Democrats’ rushed impeachment, which defied all previous procedural conventions governing impeachment in the House, denied the president the constitutional due process of law.
The Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution provides that “No person … shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.” The impeachment trial is not a criminal case; however, many constitutional scholars argue that the same principles ought to apply — there, above all.“Source
Of course, this seem to be a long-shot bid for the Democrats, which mirrors the unlikely nature of a sentence in case to start with.
Once again, it appears as though the Democrats are just losing every one of our time.