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Johnson to Introduce Resolution for Impeachment Inquiry of Judge Sullivan

Will introduce resolution to open impeachment inquiry by the House Judiciary Committee concerning actions of district judge

Washington, May 20, 2020 | Ben Keeler (330.337.6951)
Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement, announcing he will introduce a resolution to open an impeachment inquiry by the United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Judge Emmet Sullivan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia:

Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement, announcing he will introduce a resolution to open an impeachment inquiry by the United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Judge Emmet Sullivan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia:

“I swore an oath to defend the Constitution, while Judge Sullivan failed to fulfill his,” Johnson said. “His latest intemperate and arrogant orders encroach on the power to enforce the laws of the United States granted solely to the executive branch by the Constitution. Unquestionably, he has far exceeded his authority in the Michael Flynn case.

“I do not seek to impeach Judge Sullivan because I disagree with how he decided a case. For example, while I disagree with the opinions that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Ginsburg has written on abortion, I would never seek to impeach her for these rulings because – even though I believe she got the law wrong – she was acting within her authority. Playing by the rules is fair game. Making your own rules, as Judge Sullivan is doing, is tyranny,” stated Johnson.

Johnson added: “Judge Sullivan gets to interpret the law; but he does not get to say how to enforce the law. Both parties in this case have made clear they want the matter dropped. Judge Sullivan appears to be attempting to continue this case as ‘Sullivan v. Flynn,’ and that can’t happen!”

FULL OP-ED: https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/bill-johnson-impeachment-inquiry-judge/2020/05/19/id/968104/

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