Teri Kanefield+ Your Authors @Teri_Kanefield Author, lawyer (UC Berkeley) My threads are here: terikanefield-blog.com/ NBC News Opinion contributor Impeachment notes: impeachment-trump.com/ Oct. 13, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

Hi, @LindseyGrahamSC

So, is this kinda like extortion?

"If you impeach, we put informers in the crosshairs."

You understand that what you're threatening is illegal?
And, um. . . they have to testify, even if there's compelling corroborating evidence?
 https://www.essence.com/news/lindsey-graham-senate-judiciary-whistleblowers-trump-impeachment-inquiry/ 

And definitely witness tampering.

U.S. Code § 1512, tampering with a witness: Whoever . . . attempts to . . .prevent the attendance or testimony of any person in an official proceeding.

And also disbarment, because it's illegal.

If you're not a lawyer already, you're certainly ready for the Twitter Bar Exam.

I've written a lot this past week about Trump's mob-style lawyers.


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