Burgess: Senate Votes To Acquit The President Ending Our National Nightmare
Posted by on February 5, 2020 | comments
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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), member of the House Rules Committee and Republican Leader of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health released the following statement after the Senate voted to acquit President Trump on both Articles of Impeachment.

“Today, the national trauma that has divided our country ended,” Burgess said. “We have known the outcome of this trial since Speaker Pelosi announced the investigation for Articles of Impeachment.

“Members of the Senate took their responsibility seriously and thus a majority voted to acquit the President of both charges.

“Over the past four months, America watched as House leadership forced a partisan impeachment investigation at the expense of putting the country first. This fundamental failure of duty degrades the institution and defied the standards of decorum normally present in this great body. Engaging in actions as grave as impeachment to remove a sitting President based on policy and personality disagreements threatens the separation of powers the founders so deliberately placed in the Constitution. 

“As we move forward in the coming days and months, my desire is that we will be able to bridge the divide created by this process and be able to come back together and heal the wounds caused by this partisan exercise.

“To recall another time, truly our long national nightmare is finally over.”  


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