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Fri May 19, 2017, 06:16 PM

Sources: White House lawyers research impeachment

Source: CNN

Washington (CNN)White House lawyers have begun researching impeachment procedures in an effort to prepare for what officials still believe is a distant possibility that President Donald Trump could have to fend off attempts to remove him from office, two people briefed on the discussions tell CNN.

White House officials believe the President has the backing of Republican allies in Congress and that impeachment is not in the cards, according to the people briefed on the legal discussions. Even Democrats have tried to calm impeachment talk out of concern it is premature.

But lawyers in the White House counsel's office have consulted experts in impeachment during the past week and have begun collecting information on how such proceedings would work, a person briefed on the matter told CNN.

The White House did not comment for the story.

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/19/politics/donald-trump-white-house-lawyers-research-impeachment/index.html



Everyone is competing now that he has left the country!

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Reply Sources: White House lawyers research impeachment (Original post)
BumRushDaShow May 2017 OP
Honeycombe8 May 2017 #1
BumRushDaShow May 2017 #4
Flaleftist May 2017 #9
Honeycombe8 May 2017 #17
Julian Englis May 2017 #2
turbinetree May 2017 #3
Bernardo de La Paz May 2017 #5
turbinetree May 2017 #6
pink May 2017 #7
BumRushDaShow May 2017 #8
pink May 2017 #10
BumRushDaShow May 2017 #13
milestogo May 2017 #11
BumRushDaShow May 2017 #14
milestogo May 2017 #15
BumRushDaShow May 2017 #16
Abu Pepe May 2017 #12

Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 06:23 PM

1. I wonder who's leaking that? That's pretty inside stuff, there.

Is the inner circle starting to leak?

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Response to Honeycombe8 (Reply #1)

Fri May 19, 2017, 06:28 PM

4. Could be all of his staff at this point

since he has been threatening to get rid of them all (except Jared, who apparently now has his own issues ).

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Response to Honeycombe8 (Reply #1)

Fri May 19, 2017, 07:27 PM

9. The staff of his lawyers or the experts they

are consulting or their staff. There must be a number of people who could leak that are not the major players, but work right under them.

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Response to Flaleftist (Reply #9)

Fri May 19, 2017, 10:50 PM

17. That's pretty risky for underlings, who need their jobs. And such sources don't carry much weight...

don't carry much weight with journalists. They mean SOMETHING, but not like someone with direct knowledge or a higher up.

If it's someone who heard it second hand, it is increasingly likely to be false...it's hearsay. But if it was someone who was there or overheard it, that's strong.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 06:26 PM

2. They're getting a late start

n/t

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 06:28 PM

3. Here this is four hour plus class that can help e

me help in there briefings and research, but in the back of there collective "minds" just think of TREASON, and think that you may also will have to Lawyer Up






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Response to turbinetree (Reply #3)

Fri May 19, 2017, 06:46 PM

5. (on edit) Thanks.



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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #5)

Fri May 19, 2017, 06:53 PM

6. I corrected my header

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 07:04 PM

7. Be careful what you wish for

If Trump is impeached, you get Pence. If information comes out that Pence was implicated and is also impeached, you get Ryan. When the mid-terms come next year, the Democrats are almost certainly going to gain many seats. If you can put up with that buffoon for the next 3 and a half years, it will be clear sailing for the next presidential election.

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Response to pink (Reply #7)

Fri May 19, 2017, 07:23 PM

8. You only get Ryan if Pence is impeached right after Drumpf

without delay because normally, a new VP can be appointed and the appointment would probably be jammed through Congress quickly (only needs majority vote)...

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Reply #8)

Fri May 19, 2017, 07:32 PM

10. I agree with you

However, what would be the best scenario that would suit you?

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Response to pink (Reply #10)

Fri May 19, 2017, 08:12 PM

13. We need to take the House back

and regardless of what happens with impeachment (or not) at that point, we can at least halt some of the egregious bullshit in its tracks until 2020.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 07:36 PM

11. Too bad they never researched and advised the president on proper behavior.

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Response to milestogo (Reply #11)

Fri May 19, 2017, 08:15 PM

14. They went in there with eyes wide open to upend the "establishment"

not realizing why the "establishment" is "the establishment" (i.e., because of all those pesky ethics rules and and laws and what not).

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Reply #14)

Fri May 19, 2017, 08:35 PM

15. And that damn constitution. Gets in the way of everything.

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Response to milestogo (Reply #15)

Fri May 19, 2017, 08:42 PM

16. Remember this guy?



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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 07:38 PM

12. That means him googling it while sitting on the crapper. nt

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