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Response to jberryhill (Reply #7)

Sat Jan 5, 2019, 09:23 AM

8. Juries aren't polled but prosecutors don't bring cases until they've

 

got significant evidence and feel that a conviction is fairly certain.

Moreover, impeachment proceedings against Nixon didn't begin until February 1974. Congress first conducted an extensive investigation into Watergate - which lasted several months before the impeachment process began. The House didn't launch impeachment proceedings until the Select Committee and the special prosecutor had gathered the volumes of evidence, developed the groundwork necessary to prime the public to support impeachment.

The House is working on doing that now. Several committees are about to conduct investigations and hearings, which combined with Mueller's report, will likely put together enough to generate strong support for impeachment. This should be done in those committees, not by the Judiciary Committee in an impeachment proceeding.

Everything is moving in the right direction and I think the House is doing it just right.

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