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Response to Poohbearpicnic (Reply #31)

Sun Apr 21, 2019, 01:45 AM

33. Impeachment hearings will not cost the Democrats the presidency.

Instead, they will serve to educate more Americans about just how corrupt and evil Trump and his administration has been.

No, that Mueller investigation had a crystal clear message - I am not indicting Trump because it is DOJ policy not to indict a sitting president, but “The conclusion that Congress may apply obstruction laws to the President’s corrupt exercise of the powers of office accords with our constitutional system of checks and balances and the principle that no person is above the law.”

That, and the other content, as well as the numerous investigations Mueller farmed out to other federal districts, obligate House members under 'oath and affirmation' to impeach. This regardless of what the Senate may or may not do, and regardless of whether it is popular or not. It is their duty by virtue of their oath of office.

Here are three quotes from Republican Senators about impeachment:

Mitch McConnell, Kentucky
"... And, again, the undisputed evidence shows that the president took the path of lies and deceit...I am completely and utterly perplexed by those who argue that perjury and obstruction of justice are not high crimes and misdemeanors."

Chuck Grassley, Iowa
"It is clear to me that the president committed serious crimes… These actions weren’t just outrageous and morally wrong. They were also illegal. They were a direct assault on the integrity of the judicial process."

Lindsey Graham, South Carolina
"...Nobody because of their position in society has the right to cheat and to get somebody to lie for them, even as the president. That means we’re not a nation of men or kings. We’re a nation of laws, and that’s what this case has always been about to me … He turned the judicial system upside down, every way but loose. He sent his friends to lie for him. He lied for himself."

OOPS! Those quotes were made in 1998 about Bill Clinton. Gosh, are we sensing a double standard here? It is definitely NOT OK for a Democrat to have even the appearance of impropriety, but Trump can ride roughshod over the law and tear apart the moral, social and economic fabric of our society piece by piece without being held accountable?

I think not.

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