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Trump is daring us to compel Congress to impeach him -- and we're not referring in any way to the Mueller report.

Tell your Representative to get on with it by clicking here.

Adding to his long list of impeachable offenses, Trump has openly advertised his lawlessness.

First he reportedly told Border Patrol agents to defy U.S. law and refuse to allow migrants into the United States.

Then, according to reports, he instructed those agents to lie to a judge if charged with violating the law. "If judges give you trouble, say, 'Sorry, judge, I can't do it. We don't have the room,'" said Trump. (As soon as he left, Border Patrol officials had to explain to their agents that, contrary to the President's instructions, they are required to obey the law.)

Next, Trump is reported to have promised Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan that he would grant him a pardon if he were sent to jail for having border agents block asylum seekers from entering the United States in defiance of US law.

What will Trump dare to try next? Imagine the worst. As long as he understands that he is immune from impeachment, there are no checks and balances. Demand the transformation of this status quo by clicking here.

Trump has also continued to promote his policy of separating infants and children from families and even proposed shipping imprisoned refugees to and releasing them in particular parts of the United States for reasons of electoral politics, not human welfare.

Impeachment is not a choice. It is a necessary restraint on an out-of-control Executive Branch of the U.S. government. The damage that branch of government can do dwarfs what it has thus far done. The time to rein it in is now. Click here.

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P.S. RootsAction is an independent online force endorsed by Jim Hightower, Barbara Ehrenreich, Cornel West, Daniel Ellsberg, Glenn Greenwald, Naomi Klein, Bill Fletcher Jr., Laura Flanders, former U.S. Senator James Abourezk, Frances Fox Piven, Lila Garrett, Phil Donahue, Sonali Kolhatkar, and many others.

Background:
>>  Common Dreams: "'Clear Breach of His Oath of Office': Trump Reportedly Told Border Patrol to Refuse to Let Migrants in the U.S."
>>  CNN: Trump told CBP head he'd pardon him if he were sent to jail for violating immigration law
>>  Washington Post: White House proposed releasing immigrant detainees in sanctuary cities, targeting political foes
>>  Lawfare: Take More Care: Did the President Tell Subordinates to Violate the Law?
>>  RootsAction.org: Draft Articles of Impeachment
>>  RootsAction.org: Impeachment Strategy
>>  RootsAction.org: Impeachment FAQ
>>  RootsAction.org: Impeachment Campaign

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