I have watched the public impeachment hearings.

It is abundantly clear to me that the president has abused his power to bribe Ukraine to meddle in our election.

I am very upset by the behavior of this president. It is criminal and has put many Ukrainian lives at risk. This is not the behavior of a nation that leads the world into democracy. Rather, it is the behavior of an autocrat who undermines free and fair elections.

I am appalled and ashamed.

There is no other option. This president absolutely, unequivocally must be impeached and removed.

The reputation of the United States as a world leader in democracy is at stake. There is only one reasonable course of action that honors the Constitution.

Aubrey Neihaus

South Tucson

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