Tag: Impeachment

You Have a Right to Weariness

ImagePresident Trump at the White House, in March.CreditSaul Loeb/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Do we have a right to weariness in an era of animus? More precisely, can we afford it, or is exhaustion a luxury reserved for those whose wealth, privilege and status insulate them from the losses the […]

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Mueller Has a Way Around Trump and His Minions

In a stunning move on the heels of the midterm election, President Trump has forced the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and appointed an outspoken critic of the Mueller investigation — Matthew Whitaker — as acting attorney general, shunting Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to the sidelines. This raises […]

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Tom Steyer Urges Democrats to Impeach Trump in New York Times Op-ed

Billionaire left-wing mega-donor Tom Steyer is urging Democrats to use their new majority in the House of Representatives to impeach president Donald Trump. Steyer spent over $100 million and employed over 1,000 people to make the case for impeachment throughout the 2018 midterm elections. Now, he argues in a New York Times op-ed printed November 8, […]

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House Democrats Can Constrain Trump. They Can Also Overreach.

After Donald Trump won the election in 2016, he was in a position of great power to cut taxes, repeal Obamacare and build border walls to his heart’s content — if congressional Republicans cooperated. Of course, they didn’t always cooperate, but Mr. Trump was also able to push forward his […]

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Elizabeth Warren: ‘It’s Time’ to Invoke the 25th Amendment

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) on Thursday said “it’s time” for senior administration officials to invoke the 25th Amendment and remove President Trump from office. Warren told CNN, “If senior administration officials think the President of the United States is not able to do his job, then they should invoke the 25th Amendment.” “The Constitution provides […]

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Chuck Schumer on Videotape: Democrats WIll Impeach Donald Trump ‘The Sooner the Better’

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) revealed Democrat plans for next year at a Labor Day parade on Monday when he, using a bullhorn, told a crowd member that he and Democrats intend to impeach President Donald Trump should they gain control of the Congress. The comments by Schumer are, to date, the most […]

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Pence: I Take Impeachment Talk From Democrats At Its Word

During an interview with CBN News on Wednesday, Vice President Mike Pence stated that Democrats are “all talking about” impeaching President Trump and “I take them at their word.” CBN Host Jenna Browder asked, “There’s a lot of talk about impeachment if Democrats do take control of the House. Do you think Nancy Pelosi is already plotting […]

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The End of Impunity

Democrats who are likely to head key committees say they aren’t planning revenge; it’s important to them to show that they can govern. Elijah Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, wants to make sure Democrats emphasize bread-and-butter issues like the rise in prescription […]

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Document: Nancy Pelosi Will Destroy Trump Presidency with over 100 Investigations If Dems Win House

A spreadsheet reportedly circulating among House Republicans details over 100 potential investigations into President Donald Trump that Democrats will launch if they win the November elections. They intend to impeach him — or, at best, cripple his presidency. The document, reported by Axios on Sunday and hinted at by HuffPost on Friday (which put the […]

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NBC’s Chuck Todd Wants Paul Ryan to Launch Trump Impeachment Proceedings Now

NBC’s Chuck Todd said Wednesday that a “functional” Washington and Congress would start impeachment proceedings against President Trump now. After falsely claiming Trump has been accused of “federal crime,” a noticeably excited Todd said on the Today Show: The Judiciary Committee in the House of Representatives would begin to look to see if there’s enough evidence […]

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Michael Hayden Warns: Impeachment Would Be Viewed as ‘Soft Coup’

Michael Hayden, the former director of the National Security Agency (NSA), warned Thursday that impeaching President Donald Trump would have unintended consequences and could further delegitimize the intelligence community. Hayden, a frequent critic of President Trump, told Hill.TV’s Krystal Ball and Buck Sexton that he believes “impeachment would be a bad idea.” “If President Trump is somehow forced to leave […]

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L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, 2020 Presidential Contender: Impeach Trump!

Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti, who is considering a run for president on the Democratic Party ticket in 2020, says that it is now time to talk about impeaching President Donald Trump. Celebrity news TMZ caught up with Garcetti on the streets of the city this week and asked him if it was time to […]

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Donald Trump’s High Crimes and Misdemeanors

To suggest that this doesn’t amount to a felonious act also doesn’t pass the smell test. The president is now, in effect, an unindicted co-conspirator on charges already prosecuted by the government as a criminal matter against Cohen. Why should a lighter standard apply to Trump, since he’s the one […]

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Maxine Waters: Congress Has ‘Responsibility’ to ‘Impeach Trump’ for ‘High Crimes’

On a day when top Democrats like House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) tried to downplay any talk of impeaching President Donald Trump, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) declared that it is Congress’s “responsibility” to impeach Trump for “high crimes.” Pelosi has previously said that “any discussion of impeachment” would be a “gift to Republicans” and […]

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Nancy Pelosi Tries to Downplay Impeachment After Michael Cohen Plea

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said Wednesday that the impeachment of President Donald Trump was “not a priority,” even though fellow Democrats are pushing for their party to take up the issue if they win the midterm elections. Cohen pleaded guilty to a variety of charges, including campaign finance violations. He told a federal […]

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White House: Impeaching Trump a ‘Sad Attempt’ by Democrats to Win Elections

The White House responded to speculation Wednesday from the establishment media and Democrats that President Donald Trump could be impeached after his former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, entered a plea deal with federal prosecutors. “The idea of an impeachment is, frankly, a sad attempt by Democrats. It’s the only message they seem to have going into […]

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A One-Two Punch Puts Trump Back on His Heels

WASHINGTON — In two courtrooms 200 miles apart on Tuesday, President Trump’s almost daily attempts to dismiss the criminal investigations that have engulfed his White House all but collapsed. Mr. Trump has long mocked the investigations as “rigged witch hunts,” pursued by Democrats and abetted by a dishonest news media. […]

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Tom Steyer Renews Call for Impeachment After Manafort Verdict, Cohen Plea

Billionaire left-wing investor Tom Steyer renewed his call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump on Tuesday evening, following the conviction of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen earlier. In a video released to social media, Steyer said: Today, in a federal courtroom, Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, […]

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Tom Steyer: Impeach Trump for ‘Corruption’

Left-wing impeachment activist Tom Steyer believes Democrats should try to impeach President Donald Trump for “corruption” instead of anything related to “Russia collusion.” Steyer reportedly told BuzzFeed reporters on Sunday evening about a “previously undisclosed survey of 200,000 people” that his Need to Impeach group conducted. The survey reportedly found that “30% of respondents said […]

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