Email Calls On GW Law Deans To Remove Prof. Turley After Hearing Testimony



An internal email obtained by this reporter is calling for GW Law Professor Jonathan Turley’s resignation following his testimony Wednesday before the House Judiciary Committee as part of the ongoing impeachment probe into President Donald Trump. The email was sent to university deans, presidents, and a select few prominent student organizations.

The email speaks for itself calling Turley a ‘sad excuse of a man.’

The email opened, “I hope this message finds you all well, ladies and gentleman. Aside from Mr. Turley, of course.”
“I am writing you all after listening to Jonathan Turley’s disgraceful statement defending the corrupt and impeachable actions of President Trump at the House Judiciary impeachment hearing today. I know you all cringe inside knowing that you are affiliated in some way with Turley and have to work or study at the same institution in which he is employed,” the email read.
Turley was the Republican witness at Wednesday’s hearing. He made clear in his testimony, however, that he never was a Trump supporter.”By no means should he be considered a Republican. If anything, his legal and political philosophies entertain the more Liberal stance,” a former student of Turley’s told this reporter.
“He is defending the indefensible and I hope that all of the Deans at GWU Law and the students will recognize that he is not serving in the best interest of our country and is a detriment to the success of your school’s future reputation. His actions today were spineless and shameful. He is clearly a lackey for the Trump Administration,” the email says.

The email’s writer concludes, “I trust you will act appropriately and reprimand this sad excuse of a man.”

The email’s sender asked to refrain from publishing his last name, “Hoping not to receive any backlash on this personally or professionally,” said Michael (the author of the email).

An earlier version of this story stated that the email’s sender was a student at George Washington University. After responding to a request for comment, the sender clarified he’s not a student at George Washington University or George Washington University Law School.