Intel Report: Trump has outlined a persuasive case for why he should be fired

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If Trump fired Comey to impede the Russia investigation, he possibly engaged in obstruction of justice. That is a crime. That is a case for impeachment.

Two tickets dated January 15, 1999, for President Bill Clinton’s impeachment trial. The tickets were presented to Mr. and Mrs. Gerald R. Ford. Source: Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum

Two tickets dated January 15, 1999, for President Bill Clinton’s impeachment trial. The tickets were presented to Mr. and Mrs. Gerald R. Ford. Source: Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum

Tom Toles, The Washington Post: Trump has outlined a persuasive case for why he should be fired

Now we know beyond a reasonable doubt, that Trump will do whatever it is possible to do to protect himself, his power and his prerogatives at the expense of his office, America’s governing norms, the public trust or any other consideration relating to limits on him. His central trait is this: He will do whatever he can. CONTINUE READING


Mehdi Hasan, The Intercept: After James Comey’s Firing, Who Will Stop Trump’s Tinpot Dictatorship?

Who will stop Tinpot Trump? The congressional Republicans? You’re kidding, right? The Democrats? They are the minority party in both chambers. The media? Give me a break! CONTINUE READING


David Corn, Mother Jones: Why Trump’s Firing of Comey Should Be Investigated

If Trump fired Comey to impede the Russia investigation, he possibly engaged in obstruction of justice. That is a crime. That is a case for impeachment. In fact, the first of the three articles of impeachment filed by the House judiciary committee against Richard Nixon in 1974 was for obstruction of justice. CONTINUE READING

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