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Turley says there isn't enough evidence to impeach

Jonathan Turley, a CBS News legal analyst and George Washington University law professor, diverged from his fellow witnesses when he testified in front of the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. Turley, who was invited by Republican committee members, said that the Constitution does not allow a "boundless interpretation" of bribery and accused pro-impeachment lawmakers, including House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, of using a liberal definition of bribery that includes the exchange of meetings for political gain. Turley referenced the 1948 Supreme Court case McDonald v. United States in making his point. "You cannot take the bribery crime and use what they called a 'boundless interpretation,'" he said. "... You can't accuse a president of bribery and then ... say, 'Well, it's just impeachment. We really don't have to prove the elements.' … This isn't improvisational jazz. Close enough is not good enough."
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