Category Archives: Abuse of Power

Congressman Al Green and Ron Fein in The Hill: Trump’s racist abuses demand impeachment

Rep. Al Green of Texas and Ron Fein have an op-ed in The Hill today entitled “Trump’s racist abuses demand impeachment.” The op-ed argues: The House of Representatives has passed a resolution condemning President Trump’s racist comments directed at four members of Congress, … More »

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Abusing the Pardon Power: From Joe Arpaio to the Latest Revelations About Trump’s Lawyer

The connection between disgraced former Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio and disgraced former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn may not be immediately obvious. But we predicted it in 2017. The New York Times recently reported that Special Counsel Mueller’s … More »

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Formal Request for Quo Warranto Against Matthew Whitaker

Free Speech For People issued an urgent request to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Jessie Liu for quo warranto proceedings against Matthew Whitaker for unlawfully usurping and exercising the office of Attorney … More »

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No Supreme Court Confirmation Until Impeachment Hearings and Criminal Investigation Have Concluded

We call upon the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to postpone the confirmation hearings for any potential nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court until both Congressional impeachment proceedings and Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s criminal investigation have concluded. This is the first … More »

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New ground for impeachment hearings: cruel and unconstitutional imprisonment of children and their families

We have added a new ground to our call for Congress to start hearings on whether to impeach President Trump: cruel and unconstitutional imprisonment of adults and children. Background As we noted in our statement earlier this week, under Trump’s … More »

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Not So Fast Sheriff Joe

Ninth Circuit appoints special prosecutor in Arpaio Appeal of Criminal Contempt Conviction Today, the Ninth Circuit issued an order appointing a special prosecutor to defend the district court’s decision denying former sheriff Joe Arpaio’s attempt to vacate his conviction for … More »

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