In a scathing letter, 21 state attorneys general lashed out at the impeachment of President Donald Trump, calling it “ruinous” to the country.
The attorney generals, who are all Republicans, sent the letter Wednesday as they asked the Senate to reject the Democrats’ arguments.
“As Attorneys General of 21 States whose citizens and Electoral College delegates voted in the 2016 presidential election, we have a special duty to defend the integrity of the votes cast by those citizens and electors during that election,” they said in the letter.
“However, our interests go well beyond that particular election. This impeachment proceeding threatens all future elections and establishes a dangerous historical precedent,” the attorneys general said. read more