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Trying to project away from the Bidens’ activities. Just like they did for Billary.
It's actually about Biden in the first instance. Perhaps your Trueman Show like existence in the alternative reality Trump has created for you has made you even more gormless than you were before.
 

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Impeachment is just a fancy way of saying "You've been a naughty boy and we caught you. Don't do it again". Doesn't count for anything because it's never followed by a prosecution.
 

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They should make a commercial for the MSM with that Euro. climate girl tool screaming for the impeachment, or worse, of our President.
Do it. Please.
Show the voters how whacked the Dems have become.
(...as if they hadn’t already shown us enough whackos for their 2020 run)
 

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You think the Dems are whacked? Have you been following the UK's Labour Party conference?
 

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WASHINGTON — House Democrats began a potentially pivotal week on Capitol Hill Monday as frustration mounted within the caucus over the slow pace of the impeachment inquiry process against President Donald Trump. Rank-and-file members demanded the release of a recent intelligence community whistleblower complaint against the president.

The pressure on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to accelerate the methodical investigation into the president and his administration — a pace she has argued is necessary to build a case strong enough to win over public support on impeachment — has dramatically escalated over the past week, after Democrats were told that the whistleblower's complaint would not be released to Congress, as required by law.



 

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If impeachment can be used not only to signal disapproval but actually work to head off an ongoing threat to American democracy, then the normative power of the proceedings might be reestablished. They won’t just be futile raging at the debased nature of American politics under Trump, but an efficacious means of actually changing those politics for the better.

For Trump’s impeachment to actually serve as a means of accountability, of showing future officeholders that misbehavior carries costs, there needs to be some actual bite to them. Otherwise, they really risk sending the opposite signal of what’s intended — that nothing actually matters, that the president can do whatever he wants if he has support of at least 34 senators.

But if impeachment plausibly constrains the president, preventing him from engaging in abuse of power for political gain, then we’re in entirely different territory. The lesson of the Trump presidency would not be nihilism; it would be that actions carry consequences, that Congress’s ultimate constitutional power can still be used to rein in the president even in a political environment seemingly defined by extreme partisanship.

That’s the case for impeachment, not just investigation: to send the strongest and most high-profile signal possible that Trump’s actions are unacceptable, both now and to future presidents. This was the best argument for impeachment prior to the Ukraine scandal’s emergence, and it’s even more compelling now.
 

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Nancy Pelosi is one of the, if not the, smartest politician in DC.

Listen to her.

If she says impeach, then we impeach.
She knows exactly what is going on in the house, and senate. IF she had enough votes to move forward in the house, she probably would.
Senate will kill impeachment.
Will Trump be removed from office, NO. No chance in hell.
There has to be concrete evidence of something impeachable to move forward. She lost her gavel once, and is much wiser now than in 2016.
WAIT before you commit political suicide. Impeachment is a double sided sword, and she knows it.
 

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She is playing politics rather than doing her duty. It's really that simple. There were impeachable offenses documented in the Mueller report. Really don't care what she believes the Senate may or may not do. She's doing the wrong thing and it is indefensible.
 
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