For months, the United States has been essentially held hostage by a band of democratic legislators who are trying their hardest to stymy the President.
Even before Donald Trump took office, there were whispers and murmurs regarding his impeachment. He simply wasn’t a politician, and he certainly wasn’t Hillary Clinton, and so the liberal left was out to get him.
Now, after months of fruitless investigations and hyperbole, congressional democrats believe that they are finally ready to launch an official impeachment inquiry into Trump’s “high crimes and misdemeanors”.
House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler laid out just what those might be this week during an interview with NBC.
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Nadler said “Well, the president clearly is trying to run out the clock. The president has been — said he would deny all — oppose all subpoenas. That was article 3 of the Nixon impeachment, that the president opposed subpoenas. Nixon wasn’t foolish enough to say in advance he was going to oppose all subpoenas. That in itself, I think, is a high crime and misdemeanor under the Constitution that you’re obstructing the work of Congress in investigating.”
Of course, Nadler may be speaking out of turn.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has repeatedly and soundly rejected any calls for impeachment by her fellow democrats, fearing that Donald Trump would be boosted in the 2020 election should the measure fail in the Senate. Given the current makeup of that particular house of government, Pelosi’s inclination is likely correct.
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