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"As recline host of impeachment explained leaned from. Vox perhaps the perfect person to ask why these two articles of impeachment abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. So that's been the big question question. I would call this the minimum viable impeachment product. Right you have abuse of power. Which is fundamentally what Donald Trump has done using the power of his office office to further his own domestic that is abuse of power in these specific way the founders contemplated it then you have obstruction and I would note that obstruction is here? both in a direct way. Donald Trump has been keeping the key witnesses from testifying before the house. which in a way nullifies impeach empower? But it's also in some ways a rebuttal. A two Republican arguments been hearing. which is that? We've not done enough fact-finding not heard from enough people and the point of this article's wells to say well. Yeah we could do more factfinding being in here for more people if the president was not refusing to participate in the process and thereby short circuiting congressional oversight. It sounds like you're expecting what you heard this morning morning. was there anything in the written version. That surprised you. I wouldn't say it surprised me the thing I do want to call out though. The the impeachment articles are nine pages long if you go to the fifth page near the second paragraph on the fifth page. There's something that the Democrats say that I think is key to this whole situation. They write president trump by such conduct has demonstrated that he will remain a threat to national security and the Constitution if allowed to remain in office and his acted in a manner grossly incompatible with self governance and the rule of law. I think there's a way to look at impeachment where you're understanding it fundamentally early as"