Fred Henneke, Attorney & Counselor-At-Law

IMPEACHMENT: PHASE III; December 10, 2019

Yesterday the House Judiciary Committee had its second public hearing on the issue of impeachment. The Republicans had criticized the Democrats loudly for not presenting evidence of the alleged crimes committed by President Trump at the first hearing. Partly, I believe, in response to that criticism, this hearing consisted of the attorneys for the Democrat… Continue Reading

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  1. Gerry says:

    My bet is that re-election comes first. Thanks for your efforts to keep us informed with your thoughtful analyses.

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IMPEACHMENT; PHASE II; 12/03/2019

REMEMBER:  A. Impeachment is NOT removal from office. .                       B.  An impeachable offense is what half plus one of the members of the House of                                         … Continue Reading

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IMPEACHMENT; PHASE ONE; 11/22/2019

The Democrats, acting through the House Intelligence Committee, have completed two weeks of public testimony, including 2 witnesses requested by the Republicans. The witnesses, except for Ambassador Sondlund, were all career intelligence or foreign affairs professionals. The witnesses’ testimony was based on their personal knowledge – phone calls, conversations, written documents – as well as… Continue Reading

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IMPEACHMENT – BATTLE LINES ARE DRAWN: 11/11/2019

Since the first public testimony is scheduled for day after tomorrow, this ia a good time to look at the positions taken TO DATE by the Democrats and Republicans with regard to the impeachment of President Trump. 1  DEMOCRATS.The basic position of the proponents (Democrats) is that the President abused his office as President by… Continue Reading

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  1. Gerry Gentry says:

    2 thirds of THOSE PRESENT AND VOTING in the Senate: what is to stop the Republican Senators who fear a vote to convict would sink their reelection from simply being absent during the vote?

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IMPEACHMENT; A PRIMER; 10/30/2019

This post is intended to be a set of basic facts about what is commonly known as “impeachment”. The goal is to provide a basic understanding of the process and nuances without judgment (at least for now). The drafters of the Constitution were concerned about abuse of the far-reaching powers given to the President of… Continue Reading

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DEEP STATE; 10/28/2019

The term “Deep State” has come to mean a cabal of unappointed professional bureaucrats working stealthily to undermine President Trump and prevent his re-election or foster his impeachment. There are no details as to how they are organized or coordinate their efforts; they just exist. It seems to me that the real Deep State citizens… Continue Reading

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THE FUTURE OF THE REPUBLIC; 10/06/2019

Benjamin Franklin is reported to have been asked, after the Constitution was approved by the constitutional convention, what type of government had been formed. His response – “A republic, if you can keep it.” Never, in the 230 years since the adoption of the Constitution, has Franklin’s answer been in such doubt. The Constitution contains… Continue Reading

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GERONTOCRACY?; 09/24/2019

Is there anyone else concerned by the fact that all four of the leading candidates to be President of the United States in 2021 – Trump, Biden, Sanders and Warren – are each over 70 years old?!  Or that the Speaker of the House, is 79 and  the Senate Majority Leader, is 77?!  Realistically, how… Continue Reading

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The CHOSEN One;08/27/2019

“I alone can fix it. I’m going to make our country rich again. I’m going to turn our bad trade agreements into great trade agreements. I’m going to bring our jobs back. I will make individual trade agreements with individual counties.” I heard each and every one of these statements, along with many others, at… Continue Reading

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SHOOTINGS; 08/12/2019

Las Vegas, Nevada. Sutherland Springs, Texas. Parkland, Florida. Charleston, South Carolina. Sebring, Florida. State College, Pennsylvania. Aurora, Illinois. Virginia Beach, Virginia. Abbeville, South Carolina. Gilroy, California. El Paso, Texas. Dayton, Ohio..  The list goes on and one. Could these tragedies have been prevented? Some, perhaps, but not all. Not until we can look into the… Continue Reading

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