Terri Sewell: ‘I Hope That the American People Will Understand That This Is About Abuse of Power’ by Trump

‘It’s whether or not a president can ask a foreign power to actually investigate his political rivals and to withhold assistance’

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SEWELL: "Where I am is I think it’s important that we make sure this is not just about process. The Republicans have been able to focus on process because they can’t really defend the truth of the evidence that’s being presented in these investigations. What’s really to me damming is the fact that over 40 Republicans get to participate in the skip like I do, three committees, 40 Republican, over 40 of them get to participate in this. And so I think that the vote last week was to remove the process argument and really focus on the truth. We should be able to present the truth in a way the American people can understand it and I think that, I hope that the American people will understand that this is about abuse of power. You know, my district, the Alabama 7th districts people fought and died for vote. To me it’s the soul of our democracy. It’s whether or not a president can ask a foreign power to actually investigate his political rivals and to withhold assistance. It’s about national security. I think this is really an important moment in American history. It’s a somber moment in American history. We want to make sure the American people understand the gravity and they get to choose the for themselves, it’s important they get to understand."

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