As the case against impeaching Donald Trump begins to ratchet up a notch, the president and his followers have been doing everything they can to change the narrative.

One bold strategy from Trump involves making t-shirts that say 'read the transcript' which is a novel approach to a very serious subject. One which is only likely to succeed in raising more money for his campaign rather than help him build a case against impeachment.

However, the writing looks to be on the wall for Trump, with the Democratic speaker of the House declaring that hearings will start this month against the president.

It remains to be seen what will actually happen in those hearings as this is mostly uncharted territory for Congress: no president has ever been successfully impeached.

The case against Trump however is strong and it is perfectly represented by a quote that Atlantic journalist Yoni Appelbaum shared on Twitter on Friday.

He starts by writing:

I want to share one strongly argued case for impeachment, from a leading constitutional scholar, that I stumbled across the other day.

However, as the thread goes on the long quote reveals something quite eye-opening about the case for impeachment.

That's right. This isn't even a new quote. It's from 21 years ago and was featured in a book review for High Crimes and Misdemeanors, a book by Ann Coulter which presented a case against then-president, Bill Clinton.

Also, if you are wondering who Robert Bork is, he's a former judge and government official who served as Solicitor General to the United States between 1973 and 1977, so it's fair to say that he knew what he was talking about.

Incidentally, the US constitution states:

The president shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and misdemeanors.

Appelbaum's thread has since gone viral with many people thanking him for unearthing this gem of a quote.

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