H.Res.396 — Authorizing and directing the Committee on the Judiciary to investigate whether sufficient grounds exist for the House of Representatives to exercise the power vested by article 1, section 2, clause 5 of the Constitution in respect to acts of misconduct by Donald John Trump, President of the United States

Introduced by Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee (D-TX)

For several areas of concern, including but not limited to:

  1. violation of the Foreign Emoluments Clause of the United States Constitution;
  2. violation of the Domestic Emoluments Clause of the United States Constitution;
  3. obstruction of justice;
  4. abuse of power;
  5. misfeasance in public office;
  6. malfeasance in public office;
  7. failure to protect the confidentiality of national secrets from enemies foreign and domestic;
  8. failure to take care that the laws be faithfully executed;
  9. failure to preserve records required by the Presidential Recordings and Materials Preservation Act (PRMPA) of 1974 (Public Law 93–526, 88 Stat. 1695);
  10. countenancing the payment of ransom with Federal funds to secure the release of an American hostage held in violation of international law by an outlaw nation;
  11. authorizing the issuance of security clearances and disclosure of national secrets to persons known by the U.S. Intelligence Community to pose security risks;
  12. refusal to acknowledge and failure to act to deter aggression and defend against attacks on the electoral systems and processes of the United States by foreign nations, actors, and entities;
  13. engaging in a criminal scheme to violate Federal campaign finance laws to defraud the people of the United States;
  14. mismanagement of the executive branch by failing to nominate persons for positions requiring confirmation by the United States Senate;
  15. destabilizing the peace and security of the United States by condoning and normalizing White nationalism and giving legitimacy to those who adhere to the doctrine of White supremacy;
  16. endeavoring to abuse the law enforcement powers of the United States to investigate and punish persons considered by Donald John Trump to be his political enemies;
  17. undermining the essential institution of a free and independent press by attacking media organizations and individuals as “enemies of the people”;
  18. denigrating immigrants and undermining the international standing of the United States by separating minor-age immigrant children from their parents with no means or intention of family reunification; and for
  19. irreparable breaches of the public trust.

Source: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-resolution/396