Summary: H.Res.86 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/21/1991)

Impeaches George Herbert Walker Bush, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors, including: (1) violating the equal protection clause of the Constitution by putting U.S. soldiers in the Middle East who are overwhelmingly poor white, black, and Mexican-American, as well as basing their military service on the coercion of a system that denies viable economic opportunities to these classes of citizens; (2) bribing, intimidating, and threatening others, including the members of the United Nations Security Council, to support belligerent acts against Iraq; (3) preparing, planning, and conspiring to engage in a massive war against Iraq employing methods of mass destruction that would result in the killing of tens of thousands of civilians, many of whom would be children; (4) committing the United States to acts of war without congressional consent and contrary to the United Nations Charter and international law; and (5) preparing, planning, and conspiring to commit crimes against the peace by leading the United States into aggressive war against Iraq in violation of the U.S. Constitution and certain international instruments and treaties.