The Democrats are frantic as of late, as they desperately search for a way to stymy President Trump’s attempts to replace the recently deceased Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court’s bench before the 2020 election.
The left has called for the winner of the 2020 election to appoint the next Supreme Court justice, arguing that, this close to an election, the American people should have a say in which way the court will go. President Trump and prominent Republican leaders have rebuffed that idea, reminding the nation that it is the President’s constitutionally-mandated duty to move forward with the process.
The desperation of the Democrats is very real, however, and several folks on the left side of the aisle have even suggested that they could impeach Trump again in order to tie up the congressional resources needed to move the appointment forward.
This drew harsh criticism from the White House.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., threatened on Wednesday to introduce a motion to oust Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., if she attempts to bring forth a second round of impeachment charges as a way to prevent the Senate from confirming President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
Pelosi has declined to rule out impeachment as an option to stop Trump’s court pick from being confirmed to the bench, arguning that Democrats will “use every arrow in our quiver” to block the eventual nominee.
“I will make you this one promise, listening to the speaker on television this weekend, if she tries to move for an impeachment based upon the president following the Constitution, I think there will be a move on the floor to no longer have the question of her being Speaker. She may think she has a quiver — we do too,” McCarthy told reporters Wednesday.
Pelosi and fellow Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have both suggested that impeachment could be the answer to stopping Trump’s appointment, with the duo suggesting that perhaps Attorney General Bill Barr would be a target of the procedural move as well.
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