We have certainly heard our fair share of tall tales surrounding President Trump as of late, and there looks to be no end in sight.
First we heard that he was some sort of Russian double agent, sent by Vladimir Putin to destroy America. Then there was the incestuous relationship with his daughter, the unsanitary Muscovite prostitutes, and this latest supposed extortion of Ukraine.
We’re getting used to hearing crazy talk on Capitol Hill at this point, but even the most jaded of political observers will likely be surprised by what legal analyst Doug Burns has to say.
On Fox Nation’s “Deep Dive” Wednesday, Burns said that the “elephant in the room” is that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., opted not to ask the full House of Representatives to vote on the question of opening a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Instead, Pelosi announced that an impeachment inquiry had begun, breaking precedentregarding these proceedings.take our poll - story continues below
“You don’t have to be a rocket scientist or an MIT professor to know that they didn’t do a vote because they didn’t want to have [Democratic House members] stand up in districts that were against it and have to vote for it,” said Burns, adding that some moderate Democrats are hesitant to declare their support for impeachment.
He predicted that Democrats will eventually abandon their impeachment push.
“I think they’re going to come out and [say]… ‘We do not want to put the American public through this type of debacle. However, of course, it’s fully warranted,'” Burns said.
Pelosi herself was staunchly opposed to the idea of impeachment until she wasn’t, with many speculating that she only agreed to move forward with the “formal impeachment inquiry” in order to keep Democrats from jumping ship before the 2020 election.
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