Quid Pro Quo has given way to the word bribery in the impeachment hearings. Somin responds.

Ilya Somin, Professor of Law
“Knowingly causes or attempts to cause any person to make a contribution of a thing of value (including services) for the benefit of any candidate or any political party, by means of the denial or deprivation, or the threat of the denial or deprivation, of…any payment or benefit of a program of the United States” if that payment or benefit “is provided for or made possible in whole or in part by an Act of Congress.”. reason.com, November 15