• Impeachment is broken. Impeach Trump, anyway.
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    Impeachment is broken. Impeach Trump, anyway.

    In 1788, three founding fathers made the case for the US constitution in a series of essays called “The Federalist Papers”. And if you want to understand why impeachment is broken today, it’s worth starting there. With what they thought it would look like if it worked. In Federalist 65, Alexander Hamilton makes the case for the way the Framers designed the impeachment power. The House brings impeachment, but it’s the Senate that decides whether to convict and remove. Not the Supreme Court, or some other independent tribunal. A bunch of politicians. Why? Why give them that power? Here’s the argument Hamilton makes: Impeachment, he says, poses a special problem.…

  • Nancy Pelosi: President Donald Trump’s Actions Were ‘An Assault On The Constitution’ | MSNBC
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    Nancy Pelosi: President Donald Trump’s Actions Were ‘An Assault On The Constitution’ | MSNBC

    FOR YEARS. WE SEEM TO BE ABLE TO IGNORE THE WE SEEM TO BE ABLE TO IGNORE THE SHOUT-OUT FROM OUR SOUL ON SHOUT-OUT FROM OUR SOUL ON RESPECTING THE DIGNITY AND WORTH RESPECTING THE DIGNITY AND WORTH OF EVERY PERSON. OF EVERY PERSON. SO I KNOW MANY OF YOU ARE HERE, SO I KNOW MANY OF YOU ARE HERE, SOME OF YOU ARE REGULARS. SOME OF YOU ARE REGULARS. MANY OF YOU ARE NOT. MANY OF YOU ARE NOT. I SAID TO MR. SCHIFF, MAYBE YOU I SAID TO MR. SCHIFF, MAYBE YOU SHOULD COME TO ALL OF OUR SHOULD COME TO ALL OF OUR MEETINGS, WE MIGHT GET…

  • Meeks: If Trump Continues To Obstruct, That Will Be Part Of The Impeachment | Hardball | MSNBC
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    Meeks: If Trump Continues To Obstruct, That Will Be Part Of The Impeachment | Hardball | MSNBC

    >>>IMPEACHMENT SHOWDOWN. LET’S PLAY HARDBALL. LET’S PLAY HARDBALL. GOOD EVENING, I’M STEVE KORNACKI GOOD EVENING, I’M STEVE KORNACKI IN FOR CHRIS MATTHEWS. IN FOR CHRIS MATTHEWS. PRESIDENT TRUMP AND HIS PRESIDENT TRUMP AND HIS ADMINISTRATION HAVE LAUNCHED A ADMINISTRATION HAVE LAUNCHED A NEW BID TO SLOW THE UNFOLDING NEW BID TO SLOW THE UNFOLDING IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY, BUT IT HAS IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY, BUT IT HAS PROMPTED ONE TOP DEMOCRAT TO PROMPTED ONE TOP DEMOCRAT TO ACCUSE THE WHITE HOUSE OF TRYING ACCUSE THE WHITE HOUSE OF TRYING TO OBSTRUCT JUSTICE. TO OBSTRUCT JUSTICE. IN A LETTER TONIGHT THE WHITE IN A LETTER TONIGHT THE WHITE HOUSE COUNSEL CALLS THE HOUSE COUNSEL…

  • Hillary Clinton on the Truth About Trump, Impeachment, and Her Emails | NowThis
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    Hillary Clinton on the Truth About Trump, Impeachment, and Her Emails | NowThis

    Can you tell me about how you got there? Well, I think we’ve all known for a long time that he was a corrupt businessman who cheated people, and we’ve known that he and his campaign invited help in the last election from the Russians. And we’ve known that he has been just insulting people and attacking people throughout his presidency. But what’s become absolutely clear now is that he has used the office of the presidency to further his own personal and political interests over and above, even sometimes against, the best interests of the United States and our national security. So this is a moment when people need…

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    What Is Impeachable And What’s Not? | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

    Hurry in.>>>WELCOME BACK.>>>WELCOME BACK. HOUSE SPEAKER NANCY PELOSI TELLS HOUSE SPEAKER NANCY PELOSI TELLS NBC NEWS, QUOTE, LATER TODAY I NBC NEWS, QUOTE, LATER TODAY I WILL MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT AFTER WILL MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT AFTER IT I MEET WITH MYCHAIR MEN, MY IT I MEET WITH MYCHAIR MEN, MY LEARN AND MY CAUCUS. LEARN AND MY CAUCUS. THE MEETING IS EXPECTED AT 4:00 THE MEETING IS EXPECTED AT 4:00 AND WE MIGHT EXPECT A STATEMENT AND WE MIGHT EXPECT A STATEMENT FROM HER AT 2:00. FROM HER AT 2:00. THE NUMBER OF LAWMAKERS CALLING THE NUMBER OF LAWMAKERS CALLING FOR IMPEACHMENT HAS JUMPED FOR IMPEACHMENT HAS JUMPED DRAMATICALLY IN…

  • Deutsche Bank Says They Have Trump’s Tax Returns Ready To Give Congress
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    Deutsche Bank Says They Have Trump’s Tax Returns Ready To Give Congress

    Yesterday, we learned that Deutsche Bank actually has Donald Trump’s tax returns and they are 100% ready to hand those tax returns over to house Democrats who subpoenaed the bank for any and all records that they had related to Donald Trump. And we know this to be true because this is what Deutsche Bank told a federal judge yesterday. They said, look, we want to comply with this subpoena. Obviously the Trump administration does not want us to, that’s why we’re in court today. But uh, but we’ve got all this info ready to go, including his tax returns. And, uh, if you give us the, go ahead here,…