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Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody is one of 21 state attorneys general urging senators to reject Trump's impeachment.
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody is one of 21 state attorneys general urging senators to reject Trump's impeachment. (Steve Cannon/AP)

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody has signed onto a letter urging the Senate to reject the impeachment charges against President Donald Trump, calling it a “purely partisan attack” that establishes a “dangerous historical precedent.”

Moody joined 20 other attorneys general from states that Trump won in 2016, writing that the “impeachment proceeding threatens all future elections and establishes a dangerous historical precedent.”

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“This partisan political effort undermines the democratic process, both now and in the future,” the letter sent to senators on Wednesday reads. “The House unilaterally rewrites the constitution, without the people’s consent to amend it. It weaponizes a process that should only be initiated in exceedingly rare circumstances and never for partisan purposes.”

House Democrats maintain that Trump obstructed Congress and abused his power by enlisting Ukraine, a foreign power, in a plot to corrupt the 2020 election.

Moody, a Republican, took office in January 2019. She succeeds Pam Bondi, who is now serving on Trump’s impeachment defense team.

Trump referenced the letter Thursday in a string of tweets slamming Democrats.

Skyler Swisher can be reached at [email protected], 561-243-6634 or @SkylerSwisher.

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