Tag Archives: impeachment

Federal Court Partially Unseals Watergate “Road Map” Which Could Be Used To Aid Mueller’s Investigation

Law & Crime reports: A federal judge ordered the unsealing of a significant portion of the grand jury report sent to the House Judiciary Committee in 1974 regarding the infamous break-in at the Democratic National Committee offices at the Watergate hotel and President Richard Nixon‘s role in covering it up. The report is commonly referred to as the Watergate “road ...

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Barclays: Impeachment Wouldn’t Crash Markets

The Hill reports: President Trump’s removal from office, either by impeachment or electoral means, would not endanger America’s economy or trend of economic growth, financial analysts at Barclays said Thursday. In a post on LinkedIn published Wednesday, the firm’s head of investment strategy in London wrote that economic growth has “little” to do with actions taken by or affecting the ...

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REPORT: WH Unprepared For Impeachment Battle

From a Washington Post story titled “Winter Is Coming”: President Trump’s advisers and allies are increasingly worried that he has neither the staff nor the strategy to protect himself from a possible Democratic takeover of the House, which would empower the opposition party to shower the administration with subpoenas or even pursue impeachment charges. Within Trump’s orbit, there is consensus ...

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POLL: 44% Support Starting Impeachment Process

Axios reports: Almost two thirds of Americans believe Michael Cohen’s claim that President Trump ordered him to make illegal payments to two women to keep them quiet about his affairs — but less than half of Americans believe Congress should start impeachment proceedings, according to a new Axios poll. Republicans believe it’s those payments, which would have violated campaign finance ...

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Glorious Leader: If I Got Impeached, The Stock Market Would Crash And “Everybody Would Be Very Poor”

The Hill reports: President Trump in an interview broadcast early Thursday questioned why there are calls for his impeachment because he’s “somebody who’s done a great job.” “Fox and Friends” host Ainsley Earhardt asked Trump if Democrats will move to impeach him if they retake the House during November’s midterm elections. “I don’t know how you can impeach somebody who’s ...

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“Black Tuesday” Ramps Up Impeachment Chatter

Politico reports: One Republican lawyer close to the White House worried that Cohen – with his unique access to Trump’s history of business dealings and scandalous personal entanglements – could ultimately prove more damaging to Trump, and give Democrats fodder for impeachment if they take the House in November. “It’s the only excuse they’ll need,” the lawyer said. “And believe ...

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Trump Loyalists Claim An Upside To Impeachment

Politico reports: There’s a new way of demonstrating loyalty to Donald Trump and his Republican Party: Claiming that the president could not only survive an impeachment effort, but that it would guarantee his victory in 2020. The idea gaining currency on the right is that Trump can be Bill Clinton, not Richard Nixon. It depends on a delicate political calculation ...

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Secret Tape Reveals Devin Nunes Warning That GOP Has To Hold Majority To Impede Russia Probe [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Republicans’ bulwark around President Donald Trump could be imperiled this fall, Rep. Devin Nunes appeared to warn in a secretly recorded audio tape, if Democrats are able to seize control of the House of Representatives in November’s midterm elections. “It’s like your classic catch-22 situation. This puts us in such a tough spot. If Sessions won’t unrecuse and ...

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Tom Steyer To Spend At Least $110M On Midterms

Politico reports: Tom Steyer has set plans to spend at least $110 million in 2018, making the billionaire investor the largest single source of campaign cash on the left and placing him on a path to create a parallel party infrastructure with polling, analytics and staffing capabilities that stand to shape and define the issues the party runs on in ...

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Steve Bannon Warns Right Wingers: If You Don’t Vote For RINOs, Trump Might Get Impeached [VIDEO]

According to Steve Bannon, if Democrats take back the House, their very first action will be to launch impeachment proceedings against Glorious Leader. He’s probably not wrong. Mediaite reports: On Friday night, former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon appeared on Hannity to warn Trump voters about the possibility of Democrats taking back Congress in the 2018 midterms. He referred ...

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Glorious Leader Praises “Very Important Book” Which Argues That SCOTUS Could Reverse Impeachment Vote

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday urged people to buy and read Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz’s new book arguing against his possible impeachment. Dershowitz, who supported Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election, has emerged as a regular voice in the media defending Trump on legal issues, including special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian election interference. The Harvard ...

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76% Say Self-Pardon Should Result In Impeachment

The Associated Press reports: Even in an era of deep political division, Democrats and Republicans agree presidents should not pardon themselves. And if the nation’s chief executive ever does so, majorities of Americans in both parties believe Congress should impeach that president. Those are the findings of a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, which ...

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REPORT: John Kelly Has Given Up On Trying To Rein In Trump’s Wild Behavior Even If It Leads To Impeachment

Politico reports: Kelly’s status in the White House has changed in recent months, and he and the president are now seen as barely tolerating one another. According to four people close to Kelly, the former Marine general has largely yielded his role as the enforcer in the West Wing as his relationship with Trump has soured. While Kelly himself once ...

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Tom Steyer: Democrats Like Pelosi Are “Normalizing” Trump By Declining To Back His Calls For Impeachment

Politico reports: Tom Steyer says the Democrats telling him to call off his impeachment crusade are like those who told civil rights activists to be patient, and says Nancy Pelosi and others holding back on calling for impeachment are “normalizing” Donald Trump’s presidency. Steyer doesn’t care that Democratic leaders are worried that he could blow their chance at winning the ...

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NRA TV Host: Trump Will Be Impeached If Dems Take The House, We Must “Protect The Crown” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: NRATV host Dan Bongino delivered a stark warning to President Trump’s supporters on Wednesday that Democrats are likely to impeach the president if they take back the House in November. “Make absolutely no mistake, if we lose the House, this president will in fact be impeached, there’s no question about it,” said Bongino, who hosts NRATV’s “We ...

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MISSOURI: GOP Gov To Face Impeachment Vote

The Kansas City Star reports: The Missouri General Assembly has taken the historic step of calling itself back into special session to decide whether to impeach Gov. Eric Greitens. According to the petition signed by 138 House members and 29 senators — both more than the three-fourths required in each chamber to call a special session — lawmakers will consider ...

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Steyer Mails Impeachment Guides To 5100 Candidates

Via email from billionaire Tom Steyer: We just mailed more than 5,100 impeachment guides to federal and state Democratic, Independent, and third-party candidates running for office in 2018. “Impeachment: A Guide for Candidates” contains a letter to candidates, information about public support for impeachment, an explainer about the meaning and history of impeachment, a list of Donald Trump’s eight impeachable ...

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GOP Sen. Jeff Flake: Impeachment Will Be Our Only Remedy If Trump Orders The Firing Of Robert Mueller

The Washington Post reports: Sen. Jeff Flake, one of President Trump’s most prominent Senate critics, told The Washington Post in an interview Tuesday that he would support impeachment proceedings against Trump if the president ends special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election “without cause.” “We’re begging him: ‘Don’t go down this road. ...

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Trump Rages Over Report That He’s Considering Hiring Lawyer That Defended Clinton During Impeachment

Here’s the report that spawned this morning’s freak out: President Trump is in discussions with a veteran Washington lawyer who represented Bill Clinton during the impeachment process about joining the White House to help deal with the special counsel inquiry, according to four people familiar with the matter. The lawyer, Emmet T. Flood, met with Mr. Trump in the Oval ...

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James Dobson Calls For Nationwide Day Of Fasting And Prayer To Protect Trump From Impeachment [AUDIO]

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: On Friday, James Dobson joined Intercessors for America for the organization’s monthly prayer conference call, during which he called on conservative Christians to engage in a day of fasting and prayer against efforts to impeach President Trump. Dobson warned that “this country will be in serious trouble if they’re successful in impeaching this ...

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