CONGRESS MUST STOP TRUMP’S LAWLESSNESS

ACTION ONE: CALL YOUR SENATORS AND TELL THEM TO STOP TRUMP’S LAWLESSNESS

SAMPLE SCRIPT FOR WYDEN AND MERKLEY:

My name is [–] and I’m a constituent from [city], Oregon [zip code]. I am calling because…

Trump’s unchecked lawlessness must be stopped. I urge the Senator to demand that his colleagues in the House:

1) Add obstruction of Congress to the list of impeachable offenses under investigation;

2) Hold Cory Lewandowski in contempt of Congress;

3) Investigate who forced the FBI to cut short the Kavanaugh investigation; and

4) File suit to obtain the whistleblower complaint and investigate who blocked its referral to the House Intelligence Committee.

ACTION Two: CALL YOUR House rep AND TELL HER/HIM TO STOP TRUMP’S LAWLESSNESS

Not sure who your U.S. Representative is? Find out here. 

SAMPLE SCRIPTs FOR Representatives:

My name is [–] and I’m a constituent from [city], Oregon [zip code]. I am calling because…

SAMPLE SCRIPT FOR ALL REPRESENTATIVES OTHER THAN WALDEN: Trump’s unchecked lawlessness must be stopped. I urge Representative [*] to push to:

1) Add obstruction of Congress to the list of impeachable offenses under investigation;

2) Hold Cory Lewandowski in contempt of Congress;

3) Investigate who forced the FBI to cut short the Kavanaugh investigation; and

4) File suit to obtain the whistleblower complaint and investigate who blocked its referral to the House Intelligence Committee.” 

 

SAMPLE SCRIPT FOR REPRESENTATIVE WALDEN:  I am calling on Representative Walden to put Country over party. Trump’s unchecked lawlessness must be stopped. I urge Representative Walden to push to:

1) Add obstruction of Congress to the list of impeachable offenses under investigation;

2) Hold Cory Lewandowski in contempt of Congress;

3) Investigate who forced the FBI to cut short the Kavanaugh investigation; and

4) File suit to obtain the whistleblower complaint and investigate who blocked its referral to the House Intelligence Committee.

ACTION THREE: FORWARD TO YOUR FRIENDS

Pass along this action alert, especially to friends in Red states. Tell them to KEEP CALLING!

Background:

The list of potential impeachable offenses grows every day. This week we saw: 

  • The WH again assert blanket executive privilege, completely blocking the testimony of two former officials plus, in another unprecedented move, limiting the testimony of Trump’s campaign chair, who has never worked in the Government  
  • Evidence that the FBI was directed to cut short the Kavanaugh investigation and failed to interview over 20 witnesses who corroborated allegations of sexual assault  
  • Alarm that the Trump WH or DOJ prevented a whistleblower account of “serious or flagrant” abuse regarding an intelligence activity from being reported, as required by statute, to the House Intelligence Committee  
  • Reporting that Trump was the subject of this whistleblower account and that he engaged in multiple acts, resulting in “urgent concern” on the part of the Inspector General 

These potential additions to the list of impeachable offenses Trump has committed, including the still-unfolding whistleblower story, underscores the dangers Trump poses. He threatens the rule of law, by flagrantly violating norms and statutes. He undermines our institutions, like the FBI. He weakens our Constitutional system by aggrandizing the executive branch. And he endangers our national security.  

Congress must stop him! 

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