Tag: articles of impeachment

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So the Senate voted to acquit President Trump on both charges, mostly as expected. I’d like to pose a question to the Ricochet community, and I hope you’ll take a moment to respond: As a conservative, how do you view the vote on the second article related to abuse of power in the Ukraine call? […]

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Impeachapelosi: The Speaker’s Horrible Impeachment Strategy

 

The error of the House was not beginning with the end in mind.

Back in the “I’m just a bill” days of Schoolhouse Rock, I was a Boy Scout getting my first merit badge-fueled deep dive into the US Constitution. It wasn’t difficult to note those moments when the Senate (and sometimes the House) had to forge supermajorities: ratifying a treaty, overriding a veto, initiating an amendment to the Constitution.

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As most Americans who follow the news know, President Trump was impeached by the House of Representatives on December 18th. This Trump impeachment vote in the House boils down in the end to two words: prosecutorial misconduct. The House Democrats tailored their charges to fit the so-called crime. The two articles, obstruction of congress and […]

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It is with Heavy Heart that I say, We Must Impeach

 

Friends,

I try for moderation in all things. I certainly don’t believe everything I see in the media. I don’t believe everything that either party tells me. This brouhaha over impeachment has seemed ridiculous to me up to now. But with recent developments, I have seen the light. Trump must be impeached, removed from office, and prevented from ever holding another office of public trust in his lifetime. There are some acts that are simply beyond the pale for any civilized person, and the use of exclamation points outside of very strict boundaries is one of them. The evidence is before us:

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Yesterday Jim Jordan and Mark Meadows spearheaded the issuance of articles of impeachment against Rod Rosenstein. AG Rosenstein has been accused of stonewalling and overredacting documents that were submitted to the House. The two Representatives submitted the articles on behalf of 11 other Representatives to the House Judiciary Committee. If the document is not sent […]

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