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US Lawmakers Ponder: “To Impeach?” and “To Run?”

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14.03.2019

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, made headlines by declaring that it ‘Wasn’t Worth’ impeaching President Trump. Analysts explained this was because if an impeachment brought by the opposition party doesn’t get enough votes, that party fails to make gains in the following election. However, her decision not to put impeachment on the table, at least until the Mueller report on possible collusion with Russia is released, has encountered considerable opposition, bolstered by the months-long campaign ‘Need to Impeach’ funded by billionaire Tom Steyer, who recently accused Pelosi of caving to political expediency rather than defending basic American principles.

Never mind that pundits have been saying almost since he walked in the White House door that President Trump is unfit for office, and that he is being investigated (at enormous cost to the budget) for not one, but a plethora of crimes (real crimes, not so-called ‘collusion’ with Russia), the seventy-some democratic leader is risk averse.........

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