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Most Americans would love a mulligan on 2016

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By John M. Crisp

Last week White House counsel Pat Cipollone notified leaders in the House of Representatives that the Trump administration will not "participate" in an impeachment investigation in any way.

If you are looking for the most prominent indicator of the outrageous nature of Cipollone's letter, you have a lot to choose from. I would probably choose Section II, which asserts that the impeachment investigation "Plainly Seeks to Reverse the Election of 2016."

But most Americans would love to "take a mulligan" on the election, to step back to Nov. 8, 2016, and have another shot at getting it right. Who are these people? We could begin with the 65,900,000 who voted against Donald Trump, which are about 3,000,000 more than voted for him.

But even among the 62,900,000 who did vote for Trump, there must be many who have second thoughts after his two and a half years in office. Many voters were willing to accept Trump based on the hope that the awesome responsibilities of the presidency would make him more "presidential." That has not happened.

And these voters are........

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