Today, House Democrats and lawyers for former President Trump filed their Trial Memorandum and Answer in the upcoming impeachment trial of former President Trump. The legal arguments in these documents raise important issues, such as lack of jurisdiction and due process.
On jurisdiction, former President Trump's lawyers argue in their response:
The Senate of the United States lacks jurisdiction over the 45th President because he holds no public office from which he can be removed rendering the Article of Impeachment moot and a non-justiciable question.Read more
On March 25, Tara Reade publicly came forward stating that Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden sexually assaulted her in 1993. The Biden campaign has denied the allegations.
The blatant media bias in handling the accusations of Justice Brett Kavanaugh and Vice President Biden shows an extremely disturbing double-standard in due process. Apparently, the Left does not hold their own candidates to their own standards.Read more
It is becoming apparent that the impeachment was done with no respect for the rule of law or even the political process. On the first point, RNLA Vice President for Communications Audrey Perry Martin writes:
While an impeachment proceeding is not a court of law, these fundamental concepts of due process and fairness need to be respected for Americans to have any confidence in the integrity of the proceeding.
In their rush to impeach President Trump, House Democrats turned back the clock and embraced the non-existent due process protections of medieval courts.Read more
Yesterday, Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced a resolution condemning the House Democrats' failure to follow standard procedures and precedents in their "impeachment inquiry" against President Trump. The resolution called for the House to accord the President basic, constitutional due process protections. As of today, there are fifty co-sponsors for the resolution.Read more