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Impeachment

  1. impeachment
    Elizabeth Warren Comes Out for ImpeachmentWhere Warren leads, will other candidates follow — and will House Democrats be taken where they have so far refused to go?
  2. impeachment
    Should Democrats Impeach President Trump?Intelligencer staffers debate whether it would be principled or foolish to impeach the president with the election on the horizon.
  3. mueller time
    Mueller Report Subpoena Fight Is the First Skirmish in a Long War to ComeAmong other things, the House Democratic leadership needs to show an impeachment-hungry base it’s willing to fight.
  4. impeachment
    If Impeaching Trump Is Pointless, Then Bipartisanship Is WorthlessIf the GOP can’t put the rule of law above loyalty to Trump, then bipartisanship is a worthless ideal, and many congressional norms are obsolete.
  5. interesting times
    Sullivan: There Was No Russia Conspiracy. But Trump Is More Dangerous Than Ever.The Mueller report reveals a man who is a constant threat to the rule of law. Impeachment is the only answer.
  6. mueller time
    Trump Deserves Impeachment. But Should the Democrats Do It?Yes, Mueller seems to have provided an “impeachment referral.” But it remains risky and perhaps unnecessary this close to the 2020 election.
  7. mueller time
    On Obstruction of Justice, Mueller Punted to Congress and the 2020 ElectorateMueller strongly suggested that impeachment or electoral defenestration is the only remedy for the misconduct he documents.
  8. mueller report
    Remembering the Starr Report As We Await the Mueller ReportIt’s unlikely Mueller’s report will have the seismic impact of the dirty book Ken Starr put together, which 20 million people read the first two days.
  9. impeachment
    The Impeachment Option Grows DimThings could change if the administration refuses to release the full Mueller report. But in likelihood, the fight to remove Trump will move to 2020.
  10. mueller time
    Will the Mueller Fizzle Help Elect Trump in 2020?The likeliest impact of the apparent Mueller-probe whiff: The 2020 race will focus on corruption, policy, and two different visions of America.
  11. the national interest
    Republicans: Pelosi Won’t Impeach Because She Knows Trump Is InnocentThat is not actually why Pelosi opposes impeachment.
  12. impeachment
    Intelligencer Chat: Should Democrats Impeach President Trump?Nancy Pelosi has signaled her hesitance on the matter. Is she making a mistake?
  13. impeachment
    Why Pelosi’s Anti-Impeachment Stand Makes SenseWithout a massive public opinion shift, initiating impeachment proceedings will just inflame Republicans and mislead Democrats.
  14. donald trump
    Big Majority of Americans Think Trump Is a CriminalLooks like the country is strongly predisposed to believe freshly uncovered evidence of Trump crimes before and after he took office.
  15. the national interest
    Michael Cohen’s Testimony Is the First Hearing in President Trump’s ImpeachmentCohen has provided the final link in the chain of conspiracy between Trump and Russia.
  16. the national interest
    Trump’s New Defense: Can’t Investigate Him Because There Are Too Many CrimesConservative legal experts insist investigations would interfere with the president’s, uh, “work.”
  17. the national interest
    Trump’s Emergency Declaration Shows He Is Unfit for OfficeAt worst, the president is trashing the Constitution. At best, he is using the courts to rescue him from a massive blunder.
  18. 2020 elections
    Is the 2020 Dem Presidential Field Finally Shrinking Rather Than Expanding?Tom Steyer’s withdrawal is a good sign that everybody in America isn’t running to face Donald Trump.
  19. impeachment
    Republican Solidarity Will Protect Trump From ImpeachmentHistory shows that impeachment efforts tend to tighten the bonds between president and party. With Trump’s party controlling the Senate, that’s big.
  20. the national interest
    Donald Trump Was Never VettedWe are only now discovering that Trump is a secretive figure who has escaped basic scrutiny.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.”
  25. 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.
  26. 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+.
  27. 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.
  28. mike pence blogs
    Mike Pence Once Wrote That a President Should Be Impeached for Moral FailingsIt appears his views have changed.
  29. 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.
  30. cardi b 2020
    Cardi B Calls Trump a ‘Madman’ and a ‘Dickhead’She also has thoughts on impeachment.
  31. 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?
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. Why Conservatives Care More About Keeping the Senate Than the HouseThe power to confirm federal judges is the GOP’s most valuable resource.
  38. 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.
  39. Why Republicans Love Talking About Impeachment – For NowWhile Democrats debate impeachment, Republicans are using it to whip up their base.
  40. 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.
  41. 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?
  42. the national interest
    I Opposed Bill Clinton’s Impeachment and I Don’t Regret ItWe didn’t get it wrong.
  43. Rogue Democrats Introduce Articles of Impeachment Against TrumpThe move is in defiance of Democratic leadership.
  44. 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.
  45. Billionaire Democrat Launches TV Ads Pushing to Impeach TrumpThe first ad asks viewers to “demand that elected officials take a stand on impeachment.”
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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?”
  49. Poll: 40 Percent of Americans Think Trump Should Be ImpeachedIs that all?
  50. 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.
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