FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
NEW YORK — In response to the unveiling of two articles of impeachment against Donald Trump for his abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, Stand Up America Founder and President Sean Eldridge released the following statement:
“By introducing articles of impeachment, congressional leaders have affirmed that no one—not even the president of the United States—is above the law.
“The evidence is overwhelming and the facts are uncontested: Donald Trump committed a high crime by using military aid to pressure Ukraine to interfere in the 2020 election and then covering up the evidence of his abuse of power.
“Congress has no choice but to impeach him and remove him from office.
“Republican lawmakers now must decide: Will they defend the Constitution and uphold their oath of office by voting to impeach Donald Trump, or will they continue to stand by a president who has undermined the rule of law and threatened the very foundation of our democracy? That decision should be easy.”
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About Stand Up America
Stand Up America is a progressive advocacy organization with over two million community members across the country. Focused on grassroots advocacy to strengthen our democracy and oppose Trump’s corrupt agenda, Stand Up America has driven over 900,000 phone calls to lawmakers and mobilized tens of thousands of protestors across the country.
Earlier this year, Stand Up America launched a nationwide campaign demanding that Congress begin a formal impeachment inquiry, which included driving over 190,000 constituent calls to representatives from every congressional district in the country, a volunteer-driven peer-to-peer texting program that contacted 300,000 constituents in over 70 congressional districts, and other innovative digital organizing tactics.
Stand Up America is joining dozens of coalition partners in organizing the “Nobody Is Above The Law” rallies ahead of the House-wide vote to impeach Donald Trump.