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University of Florida Student President Faces Impeachment After Trump Jr. Visit

Headline Roundup November 13th, 2019

Sitting University of Florida student president Michael C. Murphy was sent a formal resolution calling for his impeachment Tuesday after $50,000 in student fees were spent on Donald Trump Jr. and campaign adviser Kimberly Guilfoyle's visit to campus last month. Murphy has been accused of spending collective funds in order to advance a personal political agenda. Some student senators objected to the choice of Donald Trump Jr and his "white supremacist" views, while other objectors derided using student funds for any political candidate. Under the student constitution, the senate must vote two-thirds to file "articles of impeachment" and then vote three-fourths to remove Murphy from office.

University of Florida Student President Faces Impeachment After Trump Jr. Visit

From the Left
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As President Trump’s public impeachment hearings get underway Wednesday on Capitol Hill, a slightly smaller-scale impeachment probe is unfolding at the University of Florida. UF’s student president is facing his own impeachment inquiry after he helped bring Donald Trump Jr. and his girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle to campus last month at a reported cost of $50,000. The school’s student government has served President Michael Murphy with the impeachment resolution, arguing that last month’s speaking engagement amounted to a misuse of student fees. They argue Trump and Guilfoyle were paid with mandatory...

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From the Right
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The student body president of the University of Florida is facing impeachment calls for alleged misuse of funds to bring Donald Trump Jr. and presidential campaign adviser Kimberly Guilfoyle to campus last month, according to reports.

Michael C. Murphy received a formal impeachment resolution on Tuesday for allegedly conspiring with a Trump campaign consultant to bring Trump Jr. and Guilfoyle to the Gainesville campus on Oct. 10, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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From the Center
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The student government president at the University of Florida is facing a call for his impeachment over his role in bringing Donald Trump Jr. and Trump campaign adviser Kimberly Guilfoyle to campus for a speaking engagement last month.

The Washington Post reports Michael Murphy, the school's student president, was served with a formal impeachment resolution from the student government and accused of malfeasance and abuse of power.

Those who are backing the impeachment contend that emails show the speaking engagement for Trump Jr. and Guilfoyle last month, which cost $50,000,...

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