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Gallup Poll: 52% Say Trump Should Be Shitcanned

Just in from Gallup Polling: Public opinion on whether Trump should be impeached remains mixed, but Americans now lean slightly more in favor of impeachment and removal from office compared with where they stood in June. Currently, 52% say Trump should be impeached and removed from office, while 46% say he should not be. This is roughly the opposite of …

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Trump: None Of Last Night’s “Clowns” Can Beat Me

The Hill reports: President Trump asserted in an early morning tweet on Wednesday that none of the Democratic presidential contenders could defeat him in the 2020 general election and that House Democrats are trying to “illegally” impeach him as a result. Trump later called the Democratic candidates “clowns” and claimed the economy would crash if any of them were elected …

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Pelosi: No Vote Yet To Authorize Impeachment Probe

CNBC reports: House Democrats will not hold a vote to authorize an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump as of now, which the White House had sought, according to a person familiar with the discussions Tuesday evening. The decision to hold off on a formal vote comes amid growing pressure from Republican lawmakers and White House officials who have criticized …

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McConnell Rages Against “Unfair” Impeachment Probe

The Hill reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) teed off against the House impeachment inquiry on Tuesday, marking his first comments since Congress returned from its two-week break. “House Democrats are finally indulging in their impeachment obsession. Full steam ahead,” McConnell said during a speech from the Senate floor, adding that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) had “crumbled” to …

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Top State Dept Official Warned About Giuliani/Ukraine

The New York Times reports: The procession of high-ranking witnesses to the House’s impeachment inquiry continued apace on Tuesday, as George P. Kent, the deputy assistant secretary of state in charge of Ukraine policy, arrived on Capitol Hill to face questions from investigators about his knowledge of the widening Ukraine scandal. Mr. Kent, who appeared behind closed doors despite the …

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Axios: Democrats Moving Fast On Impeachment Probe

Axios reports: The White House is tense — and some aides are frantic — as Democrats on Capitol Hill tap a gusher of revelations that paint an increasingly vivid portrait of President Trump’s unrestrained conduct of foreign policy. Why it matters: Democrats are moving fast. Letters to potential witnesses reveal the breadth and speed at which the inquiry is unfolding, …

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Joe Biden: If Elected I Will Not Pardon Donald Trump

Radio Iowa reports: During an interview with Radio Iowa late Sunday afternoon, Biden said if he is elected, he will not follow President Ford’s example in pardoning Nixon so Nixon was not prosecuted for his role in Watergate. “It wouldn’t unite the country,” Biden said. “You’d say: ‘This guy does all these things that put us jeopardy and he gets …

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GOP Poll: Majority Of Dems Want Trump Imprisoned

Axios reports: Firehouse Strategies, a Republican firm, and data company Optimus found that a majority of 1,765 likely Democratic primary voters in early voting states believe that President Trump should not only be impeached but also imprisoned. Support for impeachment has continued to climb since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced an inquiry into allegations that Trump in July tried to …

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Trump Beats Nixon In Public Support For Impeachment

Newsweek reports: While more than 50 percent of Americans support removing Trump less than one month since the House’s inquiry began, it took much longer for the public to approve of impeaching Nixon even as the Watergate scandal slowly unfolded. Nixon eventually resigned rather than face impeachment. According to the Pew Research Center, public opinion on removing Nixon from office …

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Fox Host Blasts Gingrich’s Hypocrisy For Claiming That Dems’ Impeachment Probe Is Unconstitutional [VIDEO]

“This is the exact opposite of unconstitutional. The Constitution specifically says that impeachment is left to Congress with very little statement as to how they want to conduct it. And in fact, I think I remember that Newt Gingrich did an impeachment effort, led an impeachment effort against Bill Clinton in 1998. Was that an effort to overturn an election? …

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Liberal Christian Pastors To Pray For Impeachment

From a liberal group called Red Letter Christians: As we issue this statement together, we commit to pray for our members of Congress and the impeachment inquiry while they are home in their districts this coming Sunday, October 13th. We encourage faith communities to invite their Congressional representative to join them for a National Day of Prayer, read the statement …

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Third Republican Governor Backs Impeachment Inquiry

Politico reports: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan publicly expressed support for the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, joining a small but growing number of Republicans breaking from the party’s mostly unwavering support of the president. “I think we do need an inquiry because we have to get to the bottom of it,” Hogan said in a segment on PBS’ Firing …

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PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll: 52% Back Impeachment

PBS NewsHour reports: A majority of Americans back House Democrats’ impeachment investigation into President Trump, according to a new poll, the latest in a series of surveys showing rising support for the congressional inquiry. The NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll released Thursday finds that 52 percent of Americans support the House formally launching the inquiry, while 43 percent disapprove. The poll found …

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Top Conservatives Call For “Expeditious” Impeachment

The Washington Post reports: More than a dozen prominent conservative lawyers, including George T. Conway III, offered their legal reasoning for an “expeditious” impeachment probe into President Trump, creating a document they hope will be read by Republicans who continue to stand by the president. The 16 attorneys, many of whom worked in Republican administrations, wrote in a joint statement …

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Fox News Poll: 51% Say Trump Should Be Shitcanned

Fox News reports: Just over half of voters want President Trump impeached and removed from office, according to a Fox News Poll released Wednesday. A new high of 51 percent wants Trump impeached and removed from office, another 4 percent want him impeached but not removed, and 40 percent oppose impeachment altogether. In July, 42 percent favored impeachment and removal, …

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McSally Won’t Say If Trump Should Seek Foreign Help

Phoenix’s NBC News affiliate reports: Sen. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) said House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into President Trump was a “serious matter” but decried the “partisan bickering,” while adding the Senate Intelligence Committee would take the matter more seriously. “Every senator voted for the Senate Intelligence Committee to look into the matter in a bipartisan way,” she told 12 News KPNX. …

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Biden Calls For Impeachment For First Time [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday for the first time called for President Donald Trump’s impeachment. “To preserve our Constitution, our democracy, our basic integrity, he should be impeached,” Biden said of the President, speaking at a town hall in New Hampshire. “He’s shooting holes in the Constitution,” Biden said. “And we cannot let him get away …

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WH Minders Beg Trump: Shut Up About Impeachment

The Daily Beast reports: Inside the White House, there has been an effort to get Trump to play the role that Clinton did to great effect two decades ago: a president appearing unburdened by the impeachment drama unfolding around him as he focuses on the other tasks of governance. Over the past few weeks, Trump has made speeches touting border …

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Jimmy Carter To Trump: “Tell The Truth For A Change”

NBC News reports: Former President Jimmy Carter on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump of stonewalling by preventing administration officials from testifying before the House impeachment inquiry. “My advice to him would be to tell the truth, I think, for a change,” Carter told MSNBC. “And also to cut back on his Twitter feeds and give the House of Representatives and …

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Fox & Friends Host: The WH Strategy For Impeachment Is “Minimum Cooperation, Maximum Confrontation”

Mediaite reports: Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade today reported how a team of GOP congressional members, including Rep. Jim Jordan and Rep. Mark Meadows, visited the White House. “Mr. President, you have to tell us what you are doing,” they ostensibly asked Trump, and also according to Kilmeade “they pledged to have better communication.” After Kilmeade noted how “right …

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