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The Atlantic Calls For Trump’s Impeachment: He Has Failed His Solemn Vow To Defend The US Constitution

Just out from The Atlantic: On January 20, 2017, Donald Trump stood on the steps of the Capitol, raised his right hand, and solemnly swore to faithfully execute the office of president of the United States and, to the best of his ability, to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States. He has not kept that promise. …

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Billionaire Tom Steyer Won’t Run For President In 2020

The New York Times reports: Tom Steyer, the California billionaire who has crusaded for President Trump’s impeachment, said on Wednesday that he would not join the pack of Democrats running for president in 2020 and would instead redouble his efforts to topple Mr. Trump before the election. Mr. Steyer’s decision came as a surprise even to some of his political …

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White House: Impeachment Is A “Losing Strategy”

Mediaite reports: While at least one elected Democrat has deployed Oedipal profanity in support of impeaching Trump, leaders like Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) have adopted a wait-and-see-what-Mueller’s-got posture. But on Monday morning’s edition of Fox News’ America’s Newsroom, White House Director of Communications Mercedes Schlapp boldly declared that impeachment would fail. Schlapp touted Trump’s “accomplishments,” and said …

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Pelosi Cautions Against “Divisive” Impeachment Talk

NBC News reports: Newly elected Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Friday shied away from moving forward with impeachment at this time, calling it a “divisive” option and saying that a colleague’s use of an expletive to describe President Donald Trump was no “worse” than some of the language the president himself has used. “I do think that we …

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Glorious Leader: I’m Too Fabulous To Be Impeached

USA Today reports: A day after Democrats officially took over the House of Representatives – and one lawmaker profanely called for impeachment – President Donald Trump accused his newly empowered opponents of only wanting to remove him from office. Trump did not identify the inspiration for his impeachment tweet, but it came the morning after a new Democratic member of …

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Newly-Elected Dem House Rep. Rashida Tlaib: We’re Gonna Go In And Impeach The Motherfucker [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Well, it’s one way to make a name for yourself after being sworn into Congress for the first time. Hours after Rep. Rashida Tlaib made headlines for being sworn in as one of the two first Muslim female members of Congress on Thursday (alongside Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar), she told a cheering crowd about her mission against …

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TODAY: Dem Rep To Intro Articles Of Impeachment

Raw Story reports: California Democrat Rep. Brad Sherman is expected to file articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump when Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) convenes the newly Democratic-dominated House on Thursday. According to the Los Angeles Times, Sherman, who attempted to file the articles in 2017, will find a more receptive audience following the midterm elections that saw the Democrats …

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POLL: 59% Want Trump Impeached Or Censured

Reuters reports: Nearly 60 percent of U.S. voters say President Trump should be either impeached and removed from office or formally censured according to a new Harvard CAPS/Harris poll. The poll shows that a majority of votes think some kind of action should be taken against Trump, though they are divided on how far lawmakers should go as Democrats prepare …

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Axios: “Lots Of Republicans” Are Now Turning On Trump

Axios reports: Another reason this is a historic week — and what President Trump should really worry about — is that lots of different Republicans have been turning on him over different topics. A former Trump aide who asked to be described as “a Trump ally” told Axios that the sudden wave of criticism from the Hill over Syria and …

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GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz: Democrats Are Going To Impeach Trump, They Won’t Be Able To Help Themselves

The Rising reports: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) said in an interview that aired Monday on “Rising” that House Democrats will move to impeach President Trump, saying the won’t “be able to help themselves” while citing pressure from the press, progressives and Democratic voters. “The Democrats aren’t going to be able to help themselves,” Gatez, a member of the House Judiciary …

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Pelosi Faces Mueller/Impeachment Balancing Act

Politico reports: Incoming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her top allies are trying to stamp out the impeachment chatter spurred by a rapid-fire series of revelations that have brought special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe ever closer to the Oval Office. Their goal: Give Mueller space and time to finish his work before considering impeachment proceedings while satisfying the Democrats’ burning …

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Report: Trump Is Privately Fretting About Impeachment

NBC News reports: Despite President Donald Trump’s public declaration that he isn’t concerned about impeachment, he has told people close to him in recent days that he is alarmed by the prospect, according to multiple sources. Trump’s fear about the possibility has escalated as the consequences of federal investigations involving his associates and Democratic control of the House sink in, …

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Trump Claims People Would “Revolt” If He’s Impeached

From a lengthy interview with Reuters: On the domestic front, Trump waved off concerns that he could face the possibility of impeachment when Democrats, intent on greater oversight of the president, take command of the U.S. House of Representatives in January. “It’s hard to impeach somebody who hasn’t done anything wrong and who’s created the greatest economy in the history …

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Red State: The Writing’s On The Wall For Impeachment

From the right wing site Red State: The writing is clearly on the wall. President Trump will be impeached. The odds of him being removed from office is very low but the odds of him being impeached by the House of Representatives approaches 100%. Despite the noises you are hearing from the Democrat party and its Congressional caucus, the House …

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James Comey: Defeat Trump In 2020, Impeachment Would Leave A Third Of The Country Calling It A Coup

CNN reports: Former FBI Director James Comey asked American voters Sunday night to end Donald Trump’s presidency with a “landslide” victory for his opponent in 2020. “All of us should use every breath we have to make sure the lies stop on January 20, 2021,” Comey told an audience at the 92nd Street Y on New York City’s Upper East …

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John Dean: Dems Have Little Choice But Impeachment

CNN reports: Former Nixon White House lawyer John Dean said he thinks Congress will have “little choice” but to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump following a Friday evening court filing involving Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen. “I think what this totality of today’s filings show that the House is going to have little choice, the way this is …

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Dem. Sen. Chris Murphy: Recent Facts Show We’re Now “Beyond The Stage” Of Clinton’s Impeachment [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, said the publicly available facts from special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe indicate President Donald Trump’s actions are “beyond the stage” of what led to the impeachment of former President Bill Clinton. On “This Week” Sunday, Murphy left the question of whether or not to move to impeach the president to the House and …

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Federal Workers Banned From Discussing Impeachment

The Washington Post reports: In a move that some ethics advocates say could be an opening to limit dissent, the federal government has issued new guidance for the political activity of federal government workers, warning that weighing in on impeachment or talking about “the Resistance” may constitute prohibited activity. The Office of Special Counsel is charged with enforcing the Hatch …

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GOP Reps Already Jockeying To Block Impeachment

Politico reports: The audition to become President Donald Trump’s most visible defender in Congress — and lead the fight against any impeachment proceedings — is in full swing. One of Trump’s fiercest allies, Rep. Jim Jordan, on Friday began flirting openly with a bid to serve as the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, the panel where a flood …

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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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