RESOLUTION OF THE DEMOCRATIC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY CONCERNING THE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL OF DONALD J. TRUMP
WHEREAS, President Donald J. Trump has been impeached by the House of Representatives for what we believe any impartial person should see as good and sufficient cause, based on undisputed facts, that warrant his removal from office for abuse of power, including, among other things, corrupt conduct in violation of the law, and misuse of his office for personal advantage, and obstruction of Congress by his directing witnesses to refuse to testify and refusing to supply documents to Congress, and
WHEREAS, the Constitution requires and the American people want and deserve a fair and, as required by the Senatorial oath as jurors, impartial trial of the President in the Senate, and
WHEREAS, the Republican majority leader in the Senate has made it explicitly clear that he has no intention of conducting a fair and impartial trial, indeed is coordinating with the White House on their positions, has every intention of allowing the President to continue to obstruct the investigatory process by not allowing live testimony from relevant witnesses or being required to supply any documents requested by Congress, and intends to acquit the President notwithstanding any facts.
NOW THEREFORE, The Democratic Executive Committee of Indian River County, wishing to make its support of the Rule of Law clear, resolves as follows:
RESOLVED: With respect to the impeachment trial of Donald J. Trump, The Democratic Executive Committee of Indian River County urges all Senators, and in particular Florida’s Senators, Marco Rubio and Rick Scott, to put aside personal partisan advantage and to adhere to their oath as jurors to remain impartial and hold a full and fair trial, including to hear from witnesses heretofore prevented by the President from testifying and to keep in mind their obligation under the Constitution, as the Founders intended, to protect the Republic from a president who clearly abuses his office by putting his personal interests ahead of the nation’s interests.
Adopted this 16th day of January 2020