Petition to Nancy Pelosi
Elected Officials in violation of Article 5 U.S.C. 7311, Oath of Office
H.R.244 - Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017, became Public Law No: 115-31 on 05/05/2017. This law violates Article 1,Section 8 , “The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises, to pay the debts and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the United States." Under this law, a budget was passed without public knowledge. H.R. 244 gives Congress the power to ELIMINATE or DECREASE funds to programs that are essential to Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness . The passage of H.R. 244, eliminates/decreases funds for the following services/programs. Quality Health Care services to millions, Child nutrition programs, supplemental nutrition assistance program, commodity assistance program, services to senior citizens and social security retirement benefits. Funding for these programs are paid for by the people through federal and State income taxes, home owners property taxes, Utility taxes, and food taxes, which provide income to each state for these needed services and programs. President Trump, Vice President Pence, Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, Majority Leader of the Senate, Mitch McConnell violated their oath of office as well as Article 1 section 8 of the US Constitution and the 9th and 10th amendment of the bill of rights. The fourth federal law, 18 U.S.C. 1918 provides penalties for violation of oath office described in 5 U.S.C. 7311 which include: (1) removal from office and; (2) confinement or a fine. It is imperative that, President Trump, VP Pence, Speaker Ryan and Majority leader McConnell be removed from office immediately.