Congress could hold a special election — ignoring the electoral college — for the presidency following removal of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, claims Harvard University’s Laurence Tribe:
In July, Tribe described Trump's joking invitation to the Russian state to provide Hillary Clinton's email records (from the time of her tenure as sectetary of state) as possibly amounting to "treason":
In June, Tribe framed Trump's dismissal of James Comey from the FBI's directorship as an "obstruction of justice."
Along with Louise Mensch, Tribe regularly advances the narrative of “collusion” — between Trump, Trump’s political associates, the Russian state, and Russian President Vladimir Putin — toward subversion of American politics.
Along with The Atlantic’s David Frum, Tribe also frames Trump as monetizing the presidency. Trump, alleges Tribe, is in violation of the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution.
Following last year’s presidential election, Tribe immediately began advocating for lawfare strategies to revoke the election of Trump to the presidency. He offered his legal expertise in posting legal pathways toward removal of Trump from office in a New York Times article by Nicholas Kristof entitled “How Can We Get Rid Of Trump?”.
Tribe is currently assisting the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) in the organization's lawsuit against Trump, alleging that the president is in violation of the Emoluments Clause via his luxury hotel and resort company's selling of services to foreign government officials.
CREW also alleges that Trump's wearing of a Make America Great Again hat as president is violative of the Emoluments clause; with the president immorally enriching himself by promoting the sale of a $25 baseball cap available from his campaign's website.
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