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Rep. Green Calls for Impeachment: ‘I Believe that We Are Currently in a Constitutional Crisis’

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Al Green

Name: Al Green

Employment: U.S. Congress

Position: Congressman

Event location
U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.

Name: U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.


07/25/2019 09:26 am
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RUSH TRANSCRIPT GREEN Mr ░░░░░░░░ Speaker and still I ░░░░░░░░ because I love my ░░░░░░░░ and I also rise ░░░░░░░░ I believe that we ░░░░░░░░ currently in a constitutional ░░░░░░░░ The executive branch of ░░░░░░░░ government is refusing to ░░░░░░░░ subpoenas lawfully issued by ░░░░░░░░ of the Congress The ░░░░░░░░ branch of the government ░░░░░░░░ not respect the judiciary ░░░░░░░░ are in a constitutional ░░░░░░░░ We have a duty ░░░░░░░░ obligation and responsibility to ░░░░░░░░ something about this So ░░░░░░░░ rise today Mr Speaker ░░░░░░░░ 99 days after the ░░░░░░░░ report was made public ░░░░░░░░ Mueller report has been ░░░░░░░░ vetted by the members ░░░░░░░░ Congress to the extent ░░░░░░░░ we have talked about ░░░░░░░░ We have proclaimed that ░░░░░░░░ are impeachable acts that ░░░░░░░░ clearly indicated within the ░░░░░░░░ report The Mueller report ░░░░░░░░ been discussed at inif ░░░░░░░░ nigh tum and ad ░░░░░░░░ by members of Congress ░░░░░░░░ m not saying that ░░░░░░░░ knows what s in ░░░░░░░░ but I do know ░░░░░░░░ is a notion that ░░░░░░░░ is a Mueller report ░░░░░░░░ it has information that ░░░░░░░░ antithetical to the president ░░░░░░░░ would in some circumstances ░░░░░░░░ such that we would ░░░░░░░░ articles of impeachment I ░░░░░░░░ also indicate that we ░░░░░░░░ now one day since ░░░░░░░░ Mueller testified before the ░░░░░░░░ of the United States ░░░░░░░░ America the judiciary Committee ░░░░░░░░ intelligence committee Mr Mueller ░░░░░░░░ written his report He ░░░░░░░░ testified before Congress And ░░░░░░░░ the question really becomes ░░░░░░░░ are we going to ░░░░░░░░ Will we seek additional ░░░░░░░░ I m not opposed ░░░░░░░░ it But I do ░░░░░░░░ this At some point ░░░░░░░░ will start to see ░░░░░░░░ of what Dr King ░░░░░░░░ the paralysis of analysis ░░░░░░░░ believe that we are ░░░░░░░░ seeing the initial evidence ░░░░░░░░ we haven t seen ░░░░░░░░ before of the analysis ░░░░░░░░ paralysis This paralysis is ░░░░░░░░ that will stall us ░░░░░░░░ the extent that someone ░░░░░░░░ move forward and say ░░░░░░░░ than impeach let s ░░░░░░░░ I am not one ░░░░░░░░ them I believe that ░░░░░░░░ we violate article 2 ░░░░░░░░ 4 of the Constitution ░░░░░░░░ we ought to enforce ░░░░░░░░ law No one is ░░░░░░░░ the law in the ░░░░░░░░ States of America We ░░░░░░░░ honor article 2 section ░░░░░░░░ of the Constitution which ░░░░░░░░ with impeachment If we ░░░░░░░░ not history will not ░░░░░░░░ kind to us It ░░░░░░░░ will not be kind ░░░░░░░░ those of us who ░░░░░░░░ in control of this ░░░░░░░░ We decide what comes ░░░░░░░░ the we decide what ░░░░░░░░ agenda is History will ░░░░░░░░ be kind to us ░░░░░░░░ we don t take ░░░░░░░░ our duty responsibility and ░░░░░░░░ pursuant to Article 2 ░░░░░░░░ 4 of the Constitution ░░░░░░░░ Speaker we are at ░░░░░░░░ cross corrodes of exhibit ░░░░░░░░ we will hold the ░░░░░░░░ executive accountable or we ░░░░░░░░ be held accountable I ░░░░░░░░ we do that which ░░░░░░░░ Constitution fully intended and ░░░░░░░░ is proceed with an ░░░░░░░░ When you have a ░░░░░░░░ executive causing harm to ░░░░░░░░ This is a seminal ░░░░░░░░ in time for those ░░░░░░░░ us who are in ░░░░░░░░ of this house Either ░░░░░░░░ will act or we ░░░░░░░░ be acted upon I ░░░░░░░░ back the balance of ░░░░░░░░ time.”
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