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Zorro

(15,948 posts)
Tue Sep 24, 2019, 07:20 PM Sep 2019

On impeachment, the worm has turned

The worm has turned.

For months, Democrats agonized over whether to impeach President Trump. Would it cause them to lose House seats? Would it hurt their chances of winning the Senate? Wasn’t it pointless because of the near certainty the GOP Senate wouldn’t convict him?

But Trump just made the Democrats’ choice for them. He left them no alternative but to proceed with impeachment — and they will.

The president admitted Tuesday that he withheld congressionally approved military aid to Ukraine just days before a phone call with the Ukrainian president in which he demanded Ukraine produce dirt on Trump’s likeliest Democratic opponent. That, on its face, is a flagrant abuse of power and nearly identical to the behavior, denied by Trump, at the core of the Russia investigation: seeking a foreign government’s help in a U.S. election.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/on-impeachment-the-worm-has-turned/2019/09/24/d579601c-defb-11e9-8dc8-498eabc129a0_story.html

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On impeachment, the worm has turned (Original Post) Zorro Sep 2019 OP
Caution, if you hit the link, the enormous photo of Trump is really stomach-turning... hlthe2b Sep 2019 #1
Acceptable if he's in chains. dem4decades Sep 2019 #2
Amen. n/t SusanaMontana41 Sep 2019 #4
Pelosi coined a good term, selfimpeachment. Karadeniz Sep 2019 #3
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