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The majority of Americans do not approve of Trump and are worried about Russia: http://cdn.cnn.com/cnn/2017/images/11/06/rel11a.-.trump.and.russia.pdf
If you have a sane or quasi-sane member of Congress as a Representative then get them to support this. If not, you can still annoy your Representative if you wish. The US is already way slower than Lithuania who removed their president through impeachment in around 13 months from when he took office: https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2017/03/03/lithuanias-2004-impeachment-of-president-due-to-russia-ties-trump-prequel WHY IS THE US SO MUCH SLOWER THAN LITHUANIA? WHERE DID THE AMERICAN CAN-DO WORK ETHIC GO? IN THE UNEMPLOYMENT LINE TO BE REPLACED BY PATRONAGE AND NEPOTISM?

https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2017/11/16/summary-of-articles-of-impeachment-against-trump/

US House “Members Introduce Articles of Impeachment
November 15, 2017 Press Release
President Trump’s actions have become “dangerous for democracy”

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), the ranking member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, and colleagues, today introduced five Articles of Impeachment against President Donald J. Trump.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:
“The time has come to make clear to the American people and to this President that his train of injuries to our Constitution must be brought to an end through impeachment.  I believe there is evidence that he attempted to obstruct an investigation into Russia’s interference with the U.S. presidential election and links between between Russia and the Trump campaign, most notably the firing of FBI Director James Comey.

The president’s blatant refusal to separate himself from his businesses has led to clear instances of conflict of interest that appear to violate both the domestic and foreign emoluments clauses.

And his attacks on ‘so-called’ judges and ‘fake news’ have undermined public confidence in the judiciary and the press.

It’s time for Congress to take action to stop this reckless and harmful behavior by removing Mr. Trump from office and to defend and uphold the Constitution of the United States.”

Congressman Luis Gutierrez (IL-04) made the following statement:
“Congress has the power of impeachment when behavior by the President puts the nation and our laws at risk and I think we are at that point, despite the ongoing, important investigations.  Congress needs to step in when there is evidence that the President is interfering with the judicial branch, obstructing or disrupting investigations, or if the President is profiting improperly from his office.  This is the start of a long process and it needs to get started now because as a Member of Congress and as a member of the Judiciary Committee, it is my job.”

Congressman Al Green (TX-09) made the following statement:
“This brings us another step closer to impeachment.”

Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (OH-11) made the following statement:

“In the nearly 300 days since he was sworn in, it has become evident that President Trump is a clear and present danger to our democracy. It is high time that Congress take a serious look at the President’s actions,” said Congresswoman Marcia Fudge, (OH-11). “If those actions are found to be in violation of the Constitution, then the Congress of the United States needs to do the job the American people elected us to do.”
Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY13) made the following statement:
“Donald Trump is a threat to our national security and to our justice, and once and for all, we are taking a stand to formally call for his impeachment in the name of our constituents, in support of our Constitution, and for the protection of our Democracy,” said Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13). “Trump is dangerous and nearly every month that he has served in office, Americans have witnessed some violation of our values, civil liberties, and access to opportunities that represent who we are at home and to our allies around the world. Mr. Trump is failing and has turned back the clock on the more than 50 years of progress our country has made in civil rights and equality. He has obstructed justice, violated the Constitution, and undermined the independence of our judicial system and the freedom of the press. The evidence is there, and the course of action is clear. It’s time to impeach Trump now.”
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https://cohen.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/members-introduce-articles-impeachment

See the articles here https://cohen.house.gov/sites/cohen.house.gov/files/Articles.FullText.pdf

Hurry up already!

The US can’t afford to be slow like Spain where Prime Minister Rajoy’s party has been under investigation for corruption for around eight years and the trial just ended with the verdict still out. Meanwhile the Rajoy government has long cracked down on dissent, including beating protestors and recently jailing opposition politicians and civil society leaders.