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Adam Schiff’s real audience is the American people

It’s already a given that Republican senators won’t vote to kick Donald Trump out of the White House. Democrats knew that from the beginning of the process. But the House impeachment managers are aiming to remind the country of the dangers of this president and why he must be removed from office. If not now, […]

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Just in time for holiday gifts: Trump impeachment merch

Donald Trump has finally been impeached, and it’s not a moment too soon for artists, crafters, and companies trying to male a quick buck over the impeachment, if not the ultimate removal, of the 45th president. True, it’s a little late for Christmas delivery. But it’s the thought that counts. That, and the belief in […]

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Simplistic Trump voter impeachment interviews won’t tell us anything new, so please spare us

We could all save ourselves a lot of time watching or reading news if political reporters cut down on what are likely to be endless visits to diners, VFW halls, and Farm & Fleet stores, all asking Trump voters, “Are you still with Donald Trump?” Because we already know the response: From most of them, […]

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Impeachment hearings offer a civics lesson for students

“How come the president is doing stuff he’s not supposed to do?” That was the question posed to me by my seventh-grade tutoring student. She’s studying for an upcoming test on the U.S. Constitution, and in 2019, you can’t teach the Constitution without having the biggest lesson on U.S. government staring you in the face. […]

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Impeachment support grows in polls. How’s it playing back home?

We can see how the arrow of public opinion is moving in favor of the impeachment — and even the removal — of Donald Trump. At the same time, there are doom-and-gloom stories warning Democrats, especially those in swing congressional districts that flipped from red to blue in 2018, that impeaching Trump will be done […]

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Trump impeachment is now all but certain

“I would like you to do us a favor though. … There’s a lot of talk about Biden’s son, that Biden stopped the prosecution and a lot of people want to find out about that so whatever you can do with the Attorney General would be great. Biden went around bragging that he stopped the […]

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Trump is daring Democrats to impeach. We must make sure he loses in the long run.

Those of us who lived through past constitutional crises can only stare with horror at the jaw-dropping atrocities against the rule of law that Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans are trying to pull. Impeachment is too good for Trump, even as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says he’s “becoming self-impeachable” by his actions to hide […]

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My #MuellerReport take-home message: Trump is guilty of obstruction of justice

You don’t have to read all 448 pages of the report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to understand that Donald Trump is guilty as hell. He’s much worse than Richard Nixon ever was. I confess that I skimmed many pages (lots of blacked-out redacted sections stops the reading flow) of the whole report and looked […]

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Today’s grandmothers should call out Trump, as this GOP grandmother did to Nixon in 1974

The recent passing of my husband’s uncle brought the inevitable sorting of photos, papers, letters, and other memorabilia. Unearthed in all of this was a letter my husband’s grandmother wrote to Richard Nixon in 1974 asking him to ‘fess up to his part in the Watergate conspiracy. It’s doubtful that he followed her advice (or […]

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Here’s what’s wrong with the “Impeach Obama!” narrative

Well, we could start out by saying — everything. But let’s focus on some specifics by members of the media and the Republican Party. Let’s discuss what they’ve been saying and reporting about the possibility of impeaching President Obama. The Beltway conventional wisdom these days is that Democrats are the ones pushing impeachment talk, both […]

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