We have heard no shortage of turbocharged hyperbole over the course of the Trump presidency, and the Senate impeachment trial has been the metaphorical equivalent of goosing the gas on this semantic speeding.
The nation has been told that Trump is a “danger” to the country. He’s been called a traitor. He’s been accused of “treason”. Heck, some people still believe that the President of the United States is somehow a Russian agent, secretly working to promote the Kremlin’s agenda while sitting behind the desk in the Oval Office.
Now, a new warning reading the President has reared its head, this time from the mouth of longtime anti-Trumper Jerry Nadler.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) told the Senate during President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial on Friday that if it failed to remove Trump from office, he would become a “dictator.”
Nadler did not argue, as he did on the first day of the trial — before being rebuked by Chief Justice John Roberts — that Senators would be voting “against the United States” if they voted not to remove the president.
He did, however, say that a vote to acquit Trump would remove all constraints on his power.
Trump and Nadler have a long history together, having been combative with one another back during Trump’s days as a New York City real estate mogul.
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