BREAKING: Oakland and Santa Cruz Join Communities Calling for Impeachment

On Tuesday, June 27, Santa Cruz and Oakland, California City Councils joined 10 other communities officially calling on Congress to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.

Both Santa Cruz City Council and Oakland City Council passed their resolutions unanimously, bringing the total of communities with passed resolutions up to 12. Other communities in California who have passed resolutions include Los Angeles, Richmond, Berkeley, and Alameda.

In Santa Cruz, resident Michelle Wilson spoke during public comments, saying she believes Trump is not the right kind of role model for the country. “We can’t live with a president that’s teaching us unjustice. We need justice, and we all need to come together as one.”

In Oakland, supporters and volunteers shone the words “Impeach Trump” on City Hall.

For more coverage, visit KTVU and the Santa Cruz Sentinel.

Oakland to Vote Today on Resolution to Impeach Trump

Truthout: Turkish Bodyguards Attacked US Demonstrators. Why Has Trump Said Nothing?

Our Legal Director Ron Fein shares analysis of President Trump’s inaction following the attack of US demonstrators by Turkish Bodyguards, while the President met with Turkish President Erdoğan.

In May, Turkish bodyguards, employees of a foreign government, attacked US demonstrators, injuring at least 11 people, and creating a major social media storm. All of this took place while the President was meeting with Turkey’s President. And the main response  came from a local police department, not the White House.

“And it’s no coincidence that this tepid response happened under the Trump administration rather than another, because the president is locked in a sordid embrace with the Turkish government,” says Ron Fein.

To read the full piece on Truthout, click here.

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Huffington Post: Congressman Unveils Draft Article Of Impeachment Against Trump

In a letter sent today to all House members, Rep. Brad Sherman lays out a case  to launch impeachment proceedings against President Trump.

As reported by Huffington Post,

In a statement, Sherman added that he has “no illusions” that the House will pass articles of impeachment anytime soon, since Republicans control Congress.

But given Comey’s bombshell statements last week about the president’s inappropriate comments to him, Sherman said it’s Congress’ job to hold Trump accountable.

“The evidence we have is sufficient to move forward now,” Sherman said. “And the national interest requires that we do so.”

Read the full article here