Tag Archives: Impeachment

News & Comment

Gallup: Donald’s Approval at All-Time Low of 33%

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This poll was taken before three members of Donald’s presidential campaign were indicted on federal charges, including conspiring against the United States.

News & Comment

Trump Campaign Chair Indicted on 12 Counts

The Hill:

President Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort turned himself in to the FBI on Monday after being indicted on 12 counts, including conspiracy against the United States.

Other counts in the indictment include conspiracy to launder money, false statements and seven counts of failing to file reports of foreign bank and financial accounts…

The indictments were reportedly returned by a grand jury on Friday, and were unsealed after the defendents were permitted to surrender themselves, according to a statement from the FBI.

News & Comment

Accuser Subpoenas Donald for Evidence Related to His Alleged Sexual Harassment of Other Women

Attorney Gloria Allred, left, and Summer Zervos, at a news conference in November 2016
Attorney Gloria Allred, left, and Summer Zervos, at a news conference in November 2016

Buzzfeed.com has the scoop. Summer Zervos, a former “Apprentice” candidate who is one of a dozen or so women who have accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct, has subpoenaed his 2016 presidential campaign for all documents pertaining to “any woman alleging that Donald J. Trump touched her inappropriately.”

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News & Comment

Larry Flynt Offers $10 Million for Evidence That Will Support Donald’s Impeachment

“Call it Larry Flynt vs. Donald Trump,” NBC News reports. “The porn tycoon and publisher of ‘Hustler’ magazine on Sunday offered a $10 million bounty for dirt on the president — so long as it leads to his ‘impeachment and removal from office.'”

Enumerati

Four in 10 Americans Favor Impeaching Trump

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“About 4-in-10 Americans currently support impeaching Trump six months into his term, which is significantly higher than the number who called for Richard Nixon’s impeachment six months into that president’s second term,” a new Monmouth poll finds.

Verbatim

Inglis: We Impeached Clinton on Less Serious Matters than We Face with Trump

“Yes, I was on Judiciary Committee that impeached Bill Clinton and sent him for trial in the Senate for matters less serious than the ones before us now.”

— Former Rep. Bob Inglis (R-SC), on Twitter.

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Democrat Lawmaker from Texas Is Drafting Articles of Impeachment

Rep. Al Green (D-TX) “is drafting articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, saying the president should be forced from office for firing FBI Director James Comey in the middle of the bureau’s ongoing Russia investigation. … The articles of impeachment, which Green will officially announce Wednesday, follow increasing calls from some rank-and-file Democrats for Trump to be booted from office.”

Politico

Poetic Justice

Vote, Elect, Impeach

Ask his handlers — Donald Trump’s unteachable.
Try to get him on-message — he’s unreachable.
But some college professors
Looked at his high crimes and misdemeanors,
And found that a
President Trump would be eminently impeachable.

Verbatim

A President Trump Would Be Eminently Impeachable

Law professor Christopher Peterson said he found ample evidence to charge the Republican candidate with fraud and racketeering, both of which are considered felonies within state and federal law… Peterson also said Congress can push for an impeachment in civil cases — the president doesn’t need to be criminally convicted — and that it can consider crimes committed before the candidate was elected to office.

— Researchers at the University of Utah, who say there’s a strong case to impeach Donald Trump, should he be elected as president, KUTV reports.

Poetic Justice

Lite Ain’t Right

The Republicans just won’t give up the fight.
Now they’re talking about “impeachment lite.”
They say censure’s the solution,
But if it violates the Constitution,
The Grand Old Party would be a very foolish-looking sight.