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US House Impeachment Bill Fails In 364-58 Vote

Politico reports: House Democrats overwhelmingly joined Republicans on Wednesday to defeat an attempt to impeach President Donald Trump. But 58 Democrats supported the bid to consider impeachment over the objections of House Democratic leaders, who viewed the measure as a distraction in a Republican-controlled Congress. The motion to sideline the measure — killing the effort — was approved 364-58, with ...

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Billionaire Tom Steyer Dodges On Senate Bid [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Democrat mega-donor Tom Steyer on Sunday dodged questions about whether or not he will run for Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s (D-Calif.) seat in the upper chamber. “Well, I haven’t said I’m [considering] running. What I said is I haven’t ruled it out,” Steyer told CNN’s “State of the Union” when asked if he would make a better senator ...

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House Dems To Introduce Five Articles Of Impeachment

Six House Democrats have announced that they will today be filing articles of impeachment against Trump. Newsweek reports:  The move was led by Representative Steve Cohen of Tennessee, who first declared his intention to initiate the impeachment process following Trump’s controversial “both sides” remarks in response to deadly violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Cohen is joined ...

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Bakker: Christians Will Riot If Trump Gets Impeached

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: “Trump is not crazy,” Bakker bellowed. “They want him to be crazy because they want to impeach him. There is nothing they can impeach him over because this thing with the collusion with Russia they can’t prove, but they want to say this man is crazy. They’re trying to get doctors to say ...

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Pelosi: Impeachment Shouldn’t Be A Priority [VIDEO]

Politico reports: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that even if Democrats were to retake control of the House in the 2018 elections, pushing for impeachment proceedings of President Donald Trump would not be one of their legislative priorities. “It’s not someplace that I think we should go,” Pelosi, appearing on CNN’s “State of the Union,” said of whether ...

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Fox News Yanks Tom Steyer’s Impeachment Ad Due To “Strong Negative Reaction” From Their Viewers

Newsweek reports: Fox News has pulled an ad by San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer calling for President Donald Trump to be impeached, prompting questions about the motivation for Fox’s decision. The ads having been running across the U.S. for two weeks, and Steyer bought a second week of advertising in a prime time Fox News slot on October 27 as ...

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REPORT: Impeachment Buzz Rattles WH Insiders

Vanity Fair reports: Until now, Robert Mueller has haunted Donald Trump’s White House as a hovering, mostly unseen menace. But by securing indictments of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, and a surprise guilty plea from foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos, Mueller announced loudly that the Russia investigation poses an existential threat to the president. “Here’s what Manafort’s indictment tells me: ...

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VIRAL: 1.1M Sign Tom Steyer’s Impeachment Petition

Axios reports: Billionaire political activist Tom Steyer, who called for President Trump’s impeachment Oct. 20, with an ad that quickly went viral and was even noticed by the president, said he’s collected 1,119,720 signatures on his impeachment petition. Impeachment proceedings are incredibly difficult to carry out, as we’ve written before. But more than a million names in ten days highlights ...

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Trump Rants About Tom Steyer’s Impeachment Ad

Politico reports: President Donald Trump blasted Tom Steyer on Friday, calling the Democratic megadonor “wacky” and “totally unhinged.” Steyer, a California billionaire activist, is launching a $10 million national ad campaign calling for the president’s impeachment. The 60-second TV spot began running last week, according to Forbes. The ad played Friday morning on “Fox & Friends,” likely catching the president’s ...

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“Need To Impeach” Ad Hits Airwaves: Trump Is Mentally Unstable And Armed With Nuclear Weapons [VIDEO]

The ad below ran many times on CNN yesterday and first appeared Friday on YouTube, where it currently has over 800K views. TIME Magazine reports: California billionaire Tom Steyer has released an ad as the centerpiece of a $10 million campaign calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment. “A Republican Congress once impeached a president for far less. And today, people ...

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White House Insiders And Top GOP Figures Worry That Losing House In Midterms Will Mean Impeachment

CNN reports: Top White House aides, lawmakers, donors and political consultants are privately asking whether President Donald Trump realizes that losing the House next year could put his presidency in peril. In more than a dozen interviews, Republicans inside and outside the White House told CNN conversations are ramping up behind the scenes about whether Trump fully grasps that his ...

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Porn Mogul Larry Flynt Offers $10 Million Reward For Info Leading To “Impeachment And Removal” Of Trump

According to a screencap tweeted this afternoon by a Fox Business reporter, on Sunday porn mogul Larry Flynt will run a full-page ad in the Washington Post offering a $10 million reward for information leading to the “impeachment and removal for office of “Donald J. Trump.” Back in October 2016, Flynt offer a $1 million bounty for “recordings of Donald ...

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Dan Savage’s #ITMFA Swag Campaign Cuts Second $100,000 Check For Planned Parenthood And ACLU

Just in from Dan Savage: I’m thrilled to announce that ITMFA is sending a second round of checks to the American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood, and the International Refugee Assistance Project. This morning we sent off checks Planned Parenthood ($33,333.33), the ACLU ($33,333.33) and the International Refugee Assistance Project ($33,333.34)—money we raised selling ITMFA (“Impeach The Mother Fucker Already”) ...

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Dem Rep Vows To Force Impeachment Vote [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) said Tuesday that he will move to force a House floor vote to impeach President Trump next week as he denounced Trump’s attacks on NFL players protesting police brutality. Green, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, stood on the GOP side of the House chamber to announce his plans to file a ...

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Roger Stone: Any Member Of Congress Who Votes For Impeachment Is “Endangering Their Own Life” [VIDEO]

In an interview with TMZ today, Roger Stone predicted that any member of Congress who votes to impeach Trump will be putting their life in danger. Law Newz recaps: First, Stone criticized those who are hoping for Trump’s removal. “The people who are calling for impeachment are the people who didn’t vote for him,” he said. “Sorry, he whipped your ...

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Breitbart Staffer: If Trump Moves Too Far Left, We’re Ready To Help Paul Ryan Rally Votes For Impeachment

From a lengthy Vanity Fair piece on Steve Bannon: Recently, according to several sources, Bannon has told friends he wants Priebus to give his account of the James Comey firing to special prosecutor Robert Mueller. According to a source close to Priebus, the former chief of staff believes that the decision was made during an early May weekend in Bedminster, where ...

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Rep. Adam Schiff Tamps Down Impeachment Talk

The San Francisco Chronicle reports: Democrats feverishly looking to send President Trump to an early retirement should step back and take a deep breath, a leading California Democrat said Thursday. With the GOP controlling both houses of Congress, nothing is going to happen until Republican members are presented with examples “of very specific conduct that says their vote (to impeach ...

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House Democrats Bid To Formally Censure Trump

Heavy.com reports: Three House Democrats have announced a censure resolution against President Donald Trump in response to his response to the Charlottesville violence. If it’s voted on, it would be the first time since President Bill Clinton’s Monica Lewisnky scandal. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, was joined by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman of New Jersey ...

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Waters: After Trump, We Need To Get Pence [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Congresswoman Maxine Waters has been leading the charge in the Democrats’ fantasy of impeaching and removing President Trump from office. And it would now appear as though Waters is already looking into the post-President Trump future and directing her ire at the man who would fill the void in the Oval Office, Mike Pence. While discussing her dream ...

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POLL: 27% Believe Trump Will Complete Full Term

USA Today reports: Just six months after his inauguration, Americans already are split down the middle, 42%-42%, over whether President Trump should be removed from office, a new USA TODAY/iMediaEthics Poll finds. The online poll of 1,330 adults, taken July 17-19 by SurveyUSA, has a margin of error of 2.8 percentage points. More than a third, 36%, say Trump isn’t ...

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