READ: Pamela Karlan testimony

READ: Pamela Karlan testimony
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A Democratic witness will tell the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew Biden campaign ad jabs at Trump's reported 0 income tax payments Ocasio-Cortez: Trump contributed less in taxes 'than waitresses and undocumented immigrants' Third judge orders Postal Service to halt delivery cuts MORE's "demand" that Ukraine investigate a political rival "constituted an abuse of power."


"Everything I know about our Constitution and its values, and my review of the evidentiary record, tells me that when President Trump invited—indeed, demanded—foreign involvement in our upcoming election, he struck at the very heart of what makes this country the 'republic' to which we pledge allegiance. That demand constituted an abuse of power," Pamela Karlan, a professor of public interest law at Stanford Law School, will say, according to her prepared testimony.

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