In short, the danger in Trump’s language is that, for the surprisingly impressionable national audience, he degrades our democratic processes and safeguards against tyranny by recasting the fundamentals of democracy as instead the coarse and brutish misdeeds of a dictatorial power grab.
In an interview with Axios, a top legal expert and former DOJ official said that it will be extremely difficult for the Justice Department (DOJ) to deny members of Congress all of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigatory files. He said that the DOJ would be required under existing legal precedents to turn over Mueller’s evidence files on Donald Trump after he submits his final report to Attorney General William Barr.
As the new Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi is going to have to decide whether or not to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.
This is not a hypothetical question now that Democrats are in control of the House. And even though Pelosi has expressed reluctance to press for impeachment of Trump, after one day she is already under enormous pressure from members of her own House Democratic Caucus.
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and Lawrence O'Donnell discussed how Trump committed an impeachable felony by refusing to let the FBI move out of a building that is across the street from his Washington DC hotel.
According to reports from inside the White House, even Donald Trump knows that impeachment is coming soon after the election.
The latest ABC News/Washington Post poll is in line with other recent polling that shows Trump‘s attacks on Mueller are backfiring.
63 percent of Americans support Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, with 52 percent saying they support it strongly; 29 percent oppose the probe.
People in the White House are getting worried. According to insiders who were interviewed by Robert Costa from the Washington Post, the President of the United States has quit talking to people and has become very isolated. They say he spends most of his time watching cable TV and tweeting.
Trump has been getting mad at his advisers anytime they mention impeachment, or as he calls it the "I-word" in the White House.
A new Axios/Survey Monkey poll released Tuesday reveals 44 percent of respondents want Congress to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump, including 49% of independent voters. Fully 79 percent of Democrats but just 8 percent of Republicans want an impeachment trial to begin in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The desperation is growing from Trump’s legal team, as Rudy Giuliani is warning of a revolt by the American people if the president is impeached.
Sky News reported:
In an interview with Sky News Rudy Giuliani claimed there was “no reason” for an impeachment and called Mr Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen “a liar”.
Forget the crimes and corruption, Donald Trump said that he couldn't be impeached because he is doing a great job.
Trump has now been implicated in multiple felonies, which is why MSNBC's Ali Velshi gave a quick crash course on the impeachment process.
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) made the case that America can't wait for the next president. Donald Trump must be impeached now.
The White House is working on a strategy where Trump would try to help key House Republicans win re-election in return for their voting against impeaching him.
Those closest to Trump don't believe he grasps what serious trouble he would be in if Democrats win enough seats to take over the House in 2018.
"It's clear that Robert Mueller is getting closer. We don't have just smoke now, we've got fire in this Russia investigation."
"If President Trump were to fire Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein and then got Special Counsel Mueller fired, I believe Congress would begin impeachment proceedings."
Murphy didn't explicitly call for the impeachment of the president, but his comments suggest that Democrats are becoming more comfortable heading down that road.
With all of the talk of impeaching Donald Trump circulating in the news, here is what you need to know about how the impeachment process works.