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Impeachment

  1. donald trump
    Trump Asked the White House Counsel to Instruct DOJ to Prosecute His EnemiesDonald McGahn warned Trump this sort of thinking could get him impeached. But he didn’t listen.
  2. the national interest
    A Former FBI Lawyer Is Dropping Big Hints About Trump Obstructing JusticeThe collusion has more mystery, but the obstruction is more blatant.
  3. the national interest
    Forget Impeachment. Mueller’s Real Threat to Trump Is in 2020.Trump won’t be impeached, but he does face more legal peril than any president in history.
  4. house democrats
    McConnell Warns Democrats That Investigating Trump Will Only Make Him StrongerThe senator advises House Democrats to avoid investigating Trump’s businesses because voters don’t like “presidential harassment.”
  5. exclusive
    Obama Had a Secret Plan in Case Trump Rejected 2016 Election ResultsDisclosed exclusively to Intelligencer by two former aides, it involved ex-presidents and senior GOP figures.
  6. feeling impeachy
    Trump Doesn’t Know How Congress Could Impeach Someone ‘Who Has Done a Great Job’He gives his performance in office so far an A+.
  7. Why Republicans, Not Democrats, Want the Midterms to Be About ImpeachmentThe Democratic base is sufficiently fired up, but the GOP hopes the rising threat of impeachment can rally Trump’s voters in November.
  8. mike pence blogs
    Mike Pence Once Wrote That a President Should Be Impeached for Moral FailingsIt appears his views have changed.
  9. House Conservatives Introduce Articles of Impeachment Against Rod RosensteinIt looks like more of a gesture of intimidation and disinformation by Trump’s closest congressional allies than a serious threat to the deputy AG.
  10. cardi b 2020
    Cardi B Calls Trump a ‘Madman’ and a ‘Dickhead’She also has thoughts on impeachment.
  11. Giuliani’s New Tactic: Arguing Trump Can Literally Get Away With MurderOnce you’ve entertained the possibility that Trump couldn’t be indicted if he “shot James Comey,” what’s a little obstruction of justice?
  12. Missouri Governor Eric Greitens Resigns Over Sex and Corruption ScandalsAfter a meteoric political career marked by hubris and self-righteousness, Republican Greitens departs before he can be impeached or imprisoned.
  13. How the Democrats’ Biggest Donor Is Playing Into Trump’s HandsParty leaders are worried that Tom Steyer’s impeachment obsession might cost them Congress. And Republicans seem happy to have the conversation.
  14. From Impeachment to SCOTUS, Republicans Scramble for Ways to Rev Up the BaseFrom possible SCOTUS openings to impeachment to deep state conspiracies, the GOP is trying to get conservative voters psyched out of their skulls.
  15. Another Day, Another Set of Scandalous Claims Against Missouri Governor GreitensGreitens was already facing calls to resign over a sex scandal. Now he’s been accused of illegally using his charity’s donor list and lying about it.
  16. Missouri’s Attorney General Recommends More Charges for Governor GreitensThe Missouri governor’s already on trial for felony violation of privacy. Now the state’s attorney general is recommending campaign-finance charges.
  17. Why Conservatives Care More About Keeping the Senate Than the HouseThe power to confirm federal judges is the GOP’s most valuable resource.
  18. Missouri Governor Greitens Is Going Down Kicking and ScreamingThe Republican is facing a criminal trial, possible impeachment, and growing calls from his own party for his resignation.
  19. Why Republicans Love Talking About Impeachment – For NowWhile Democrats debate impeachment, Republicans are using it to whip up their base.
  20. MO Governor Indicted for Allegedly Taking Nude Blackmail Photo of Illicit LoverEric Greitens is in legal trouble for how he dealt with his former lover. But he’s also in danger of being impeached by his fellow Republicans.
  21. The GOP Is Serious About Impeaching P.A. Judges for Reversing Their GerrymanderRepublican legislators in Pennsylvania have the power to impeach and remove judges. But could that backfire in the court of public opinion?
  22. I Opposed Bill Clinton’s Impeachment and I Don’t Regret ItWe didn’t get it wrong.
  23. Rogue Democrats Introduce Articles of Impeachment Against TrumpThe move is in defiance of Democratic leadership.
  24. Pelosi Wants Democrats to Talk Economics, Not ImpeachmentThe speaker thinks her party should focus on making an affirmative case for its agenda — and let Trump destroy himself.
  25. Billionaire Democrat Launches TV Ads Pushing to Impeach TrumpThe first ad asks viewers to “demand that elected officials take a stand on impeachment.”
  26. goodbyes
    The Case Against Using the 25th Amendment to Get Rid of TrumpPundits are suggesting that the president’s own Cabinet should take away his powers. What a terrible idea.
  27. Democrats’ Biggest Donor Demands Candidates Pledge to Impeach TrumpTom Steyer’s litmus test could be the opening shot in the billionaire’s rumored campaign to capture Dianne Feinstein’s Senate seat.
  28. No, Impeaching Trump Would Not Reverse the 2016 ElectionsIf Trump were to be removed from office via impeachment, the GOP would continue to rule with much the same policies. So why all the talk of a “coup?”
  29. Poll: 40 Percent of Americans Think Trump Should Be ImpeachedIs that all?
  30. Could There Ever Be a ‘Do-Over’ in a Rigged U.S. Presidential Election?A vote crucially affected by, say, foreign interference might be an injury without an obvious Constitutional remedy.
  31. politics
    13 Predictions on How Long Trump’s Presidency Will LastNobody knows, but everyone’s guessing.
  32. politics
    Frank Rich: Nixon, Trump, and How a Presidency EndsJust wait. Watergate didn’t become Watergate overnight, either.
  33. Al Franken Warns About Potential Perils of President PenceHe opined that the “zealot” Pence might be worse on domestic policy than Trump. It’s a sign the idea of impeachment is becoming real.
  34. Trump Can Commit All the High Crimes He Wants. Republicans Won’t Impeach Him.There’s almost literally nothing Trump could do to make Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell remove him from office.
  35. In the Trump Era, America Is Racing Toward Peak PolarizationWe’re increasingly divided between people who think Trump’s doing a fine job, and people who think Congress should take steps to impeach him.
  36. For Those Who Want Trump Gone: Don’t Prosecute, ImpeachThe criminal liability of presidents is a difficult and unsettled area of constitutional law.
  37. Republicans Should Offer Trump a Golden ParachuteHow do you convince a narcissist to give up the ego trip of a lifetime?
  38. Republicans: Trump Was Just Joking About Obstructing JusticeThe defense of the administration heads into absurd territory.
  39. Trump’s Odds of Impeachment Just Spiked on the Betting MarketsMeanwhile, more and more House Democrats are uttering the I-word.
  40. Trump’s Protective Republican Wall in Congress CracksThe situation in Congress changed dramatically in one evening.
  41. Poll: Voters Favor Impeaching Trump by 7-Point MarginFor the first time, PPP finds more voters favor Trump’s impeachment than oppose it. And the survey has similarly bad news for GOP congresspeople.
  42. Trump Is Using a Nixon Tactic to Shore Up Conservative Support in a CrisisNixon got his base to rally behind him in early stages of Watergate. Will the same trick work for Trump?
  43. The Law Can’t Stop Trump. Only Impeachment Can.Republicans defend Trump’s breach of classified information because it’s legal. Dangerous incompetence is not illegal.
  44. The Complicated Politics of Impeachment Are Coming Into Play in Trump’s D.C.If the president’s “Russia problem” persists, Republicans will have to decide whether they really want him heading up their ticket.
  45. Alabama’s Governor Expected to Resign After Protracted Sex ScandalBesieged by the legislature and the state ethics commission, Robert Bentley will probably cut a deal to avoid the slammer.
  46. donald trump
    The Case for Donald Trump’s ImpeachabilityA report from Brookings lays out a clear, coherent case for why Trump will soon be in violation of the Constitution.
  47. This Week’s Ludicrous House Vote to Impeach the IRS CommissionerHe’s on his way out in a matter of weeks anyway.
  48. If Clinton Wins, Get Ready for Another ImpeachmentThe GOP will hold the House and the party base will demand it.
  49. Making Sense of the FBI’s October SurpriseEleven days before the election, an announcement that the bureau is reviewing additional Hillary Clinton emails raises more questions than it answers.
  50. An Old Starr Meets a New OpportunityIf the House GOP winds up looking at a second Clinton impeachment, why not bring back the family tormentor? Luckily, he’s on the job market.
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