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Senate Proceeding on Jun 24th, 2009 :: 0:12:30 to 0:20:35
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Adam B. Schiff

0:12:26 to 0:12:48( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: here present and ready to present the articles of impeachment which have been preferred by the house of representatives against samuel b. kent, judge of the united states district court for the southern district of texas. the house adopted the following resolution, which with the permission of the president of the senate i w

Adam B. Schiff

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Adam B. Schiff

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Adam B. Schiff: h. res. 565 of the house of representatives, june 1 2009. resolved that m mr. lofgren of mr. johnson of georgia, mr. goodlatte and mr. sensenbrenner are appointed managers on the part of the house to conduct the impeachment of samuel b. kent, a judge of the united states district court for the southern district message be sent to the senate to

Adam B. Schiff

0:13:10 to 0:13:30( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: inform the senate of these managers on the part of the house may e of impeachment to the take all other actions necessary in connection with preparation for and conduct of the trial, which may include the following: one, employing legal, clerical, and other necessary assistants and encouraging

Adam B. Schiff

0:13:31 to 0:13:51( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: expenses as may be necessary to be paid from to the committee on the judi 279, 111th congress, agreed to march 31, 2009, orny other applicable expense resolution on vouchers approved by the chairman of the committee on the judiciary. number two, sending for

Adam B. Schiff

0:13:52 to 0:14:14( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: and secretary of the senate on the part of t representatives, any subsequent pleadings which they may consider necessary. with the perssion of the president of the senate i will read the articles of impeachment. h. res.

Adam B. Schiff

0:14:15 to 0:14:35( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: b. states court for the southern district of texas for high crimes --. misdemeanors, and that the

Adam B. Schiff

0:14:36 to 0:15:00( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: following engrossed and agreed to or passed by house. h. res. 520, in the house of representatives, u.s., june 19, 2009. impeaching samuel b. kent, judge of the united states district court for the southern district of texas, for high crimes and misdemeanors. resolved, that samuel b. kent, a judge of the united stat district court for the southern district of texas, is impeached for high crimes and misdemeanors, and that the

Adam B. Schiff

0:15:01 to 0:15:23( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: following articles of impeachment be exhibited to the senate. articles of impeachment exhibited by the house of representatives of the united states of america in the name of itself and all of the people of the united states of ameca, against samuel b. kent, a judge of the united states district court for the southern district of texas, in maintenance and support of its impeachment against him for high crimes and misdemeanors. article i. incident to his position as united states district court judge, samuel b. kent has engaged in conduct with respect to employees associated with the court that is incompatible with the trust and confidence placed in him as a judge as follows: one, judge kent is a united states district judge in the southern district of texas. from 1990 to 2008, he was assigned to the galveston division of the southern district, and his chambers and courtroom were located in the united states post office and

Adam B. Schiff

0:15:24 to 0:15:45( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: courthouse in galveston, texas. two, cathy mcbroom was an employee of the office of the clerk of cou district of texas and served as a deputy clerk in the galvesn division assigned j kent's courtroom. three, on one or more occasions between 2003 and 2007, judge kent sexually assaulted cathy mcbroom, by touching her

Adam B. Schiff

0:15:46 to 0:16:08( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: private areas directly and through her clothing against her will and by attempting to cause her to engage in a sexual act with him. wherefore, is guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors and should be removed from office. article ii. incident to his position as a united states district court judge, samuel b. kent has

Adam B. Schiff

0:16:09 to 0:16:30( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: court that is incompatible with the in him as a judge, as follows: one, judge kent is a united states district judge in the southern district of texas. from 1990 to 2008, he was assigned t division of the southern district, and his chambers and courtroom were located in the united states post office and

Adam B. Schiff

0:16:31 to 0:16:56( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: courthouse in galveston, texas. two, donna wilkerson was an employee of the united states district court for the southern district of texas. three, on one or more occasions between 2001 and 2007, judge kent sexually assaulted donna wilkerson by touch private areas against her will and by to engage in a sexual act him.

Adam B. Schiff

0:16:57 to 0:17:18( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: wherefore, judge samuel b. kent is guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors and should be removed from office. article iii. samuel b. kent corruptly obstructed, influenced, or impeded an official proceeding as follows: one, on or about may 21, 2007, cathy mcbroom filed misconduct complaint with the united states court of appeals for the fifth circuit. in response, the fifth circuit appointed a special

Adam B. Schiff

0:17:19 to 0:17:39( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: investigative committee -- referred to as "the committee" -- to investigate cathy mcbroo two, on or about june 8, 2007, at judge kent's request and upon notice from the committee, judge kent appeared before the committee. three, as part of its investigation, the committee soug

Adam B. Schiff

0:17:40 to 0:18:00( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: and others whether he had engaged in unwanted sexual contact with cat mcbroom and individuals other than cathy mcbroom. four, on or about june 8, 2007, judge kent made false statements to the committee regarding his unwanted sexual contact with donna wilkerson as follows: a, judge kent falsely stated to

Adam B. Schiff

0:18:01 to 0:18:21( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: the committee that the extent of his unwanted sexual contact with donna wilkerson was one kiss, when in fact as he knew he had engaged in repeated sexual contact with donna wilkerson without her permission. b, judge kent falsely stated to the committee that when told by donna wilkerson his advances were unwelcome no further contact occurred, and when fact and as he knew, judge kent

Adam B. Schiff

0:18:22 to 0:18:42( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: continued such advances even after she asked him to stop. five, judge kent was indicted and pled guilty and was sentenced to imprisonment for felony of obstruction of justice in violation of section 1512 states code, false statements made to the committee.

Adam B. Schiff

0:18:43 to 0:19:04( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: the sentencing judge described his conduct as " justice system itself." wherefore, judge samuel b. kent is guilty of high crimes and sdemeanors and should be removed from office. article iv. judge samuel b. kent made material false and misleading statements about the nature and extent of his nonconsensual sexual contact with cathy

Adam B. Schiff

0:19:05 to 0:19:25( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: mcbroom and donna wilkerson to agents of the federal bureau of investigation on or about november 30, 2007, and to agents of the federal bureau of investigation and representatives of the department of justice on or about august 11, 2008. wherefore, judge samuel b. kent is guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors and should be

Adam B. Schiff

0:19:26 to 0:19:46( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: removed from office. mr. president, the house of representatives, by protestation them exhibiting at any time hereafter any further articles of against the said samuel b. kent, judge of the united states district court for the southern

Adam B. Schiff

0:19:47 to 0:20:10( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: replying to his answers which he shall make to the articles preferred against him offering proof to the same and every part thereof and to all accusation and impeachment which shl be exhibited byhem as the case shall that said samuel b. kent may be put to answer when in

Adam B. Schiff

0:20:11 to 0:20:31( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: charged against him in the articles which have been exhibited to the senate and that such proceedings, examinations, trials, and judgments may be thereupon had and give be agreeable to law and ju mr. president, the managers on the part of the house of representatives, by the adoption of the articles of impeachment which have just been read to the senate, do now demand that the senate take order for the

Adam B. Schiff

0:20:32 to 0:20:35( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: appearance of the said samuel b. kent, to answer said impeachment

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