• Can The 25th Amendment Really Remove Donald Trump? | NowThis World
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    Can The 25th Amendment Really Remove Donald Trump? | NowThis World

    Since his election, President Donald Trump has faced increasing calls to remove him from office, on both sides of the political spectrum. And while there are several methods of removal detailed in the US Constitution, one that has received a renewed amount of interest is not “impeachment”, but the rarely cited 25th Amendment. So what exactly does this method entail, and how likely is it to be used against Donald Trump? Well, the 25th Amendment was actually envisioned not as a method of removing the President from power, but instead a clarification of what would happen if the President was incapacitated, resigned, or died. According to Article Two of the…

  • PBS NewsHour full episode October 10, 2019
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    PBS NewsHour full episode October 10, 2019

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: all the president’s lawyer’s men. Two associates of Rudy Giuliani are arrested on campaign finance charges, as the U.S. House subpoenas them in the impeachment inquiry. Then: crossing the line. Kurdish civilians try to flee for safety, as the Turkish invasion into Northern Syria escalates. And: ACTOR: Sally, you have never seen a street like Sesame Street. Everything happens here. You’re going to love it. JUDY WOODRUFF: This show is brought to you by the number 50 — a half-century of learning and growing with the neighbors of “Sesame Street.” SHERRIE WESTIN, President of Global Impact and Philanthropy, “Sesame…

  • Live: Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff hold news conference
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    Live: Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff hold news conference

    SAID TO YOU BEFORE, ACROSS THE COUNTRY YOU COULD SEE GROWN MEN CRYING AT MEETINGS BECAUSE OF THE COST OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS. IT’S ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE FOR THEM TO BE HEALTHY AND FINANCIALLY HEALTHY WITH THE RISING COST OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS. IN THE LAST YEAR’S ELECTION, THIS WAS A HIGH PRIORITY. IT CONTINUES TO BE. SO, WHEN THE PRESIDENT SAYS THAT HE CAN’T DO ANYTHING WITH THE THREAT OF IMPEACHMENT, THE THREAT OF IMPEACHMENT, I HOPE THAT DOESN’T MEAN THAT HE DOESN’T WANT TO WORK TOGETHER TO LOWER THE COST OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS. IF WE GIVE THE SECRETARY ADDITIONAL POWERS TO NEGOTIATE FOR LOWER COSTS IT WOULD END THE DISPARITY BETWEEN…

  • Pelosi says U.S. in ‘constitutional crisis’
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    Pelosi says U.S. in ‘constitutional crisis’

    -Can you update us on when you will schedule the contempt vote on AG Barr? And, also, do you agree with Chairman Nadler that the country is currently in a constitutional crisis? -Yes, I do agree with Chairman Nadler, because the Administration has decided that they are not going to honor their oath of office. Now he’s staked out — because he has seen so much in the committee, the committee work. I’m very proud of the Judiciary Committee and the work that they have done. In terms of timing, when we’re ready, we’ll come to the floor. And we’ll just see, because there might be some other contempt-of-Congress issues…

  • 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.…

  • Trump Declares Himself Above the Constitution: A Closer Look
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    Trump Declares Himself Above the Constitution: A Closer Look

    -The White House is now threatening to obstruct the impeachment inquiry and refusing to cooperate with subpoenas. For more on this, it’s time for “A Closer Look.” ♪♪ As a candidate for president, Trump echoed years of empty Republican rhetoric about the sanctity of our Constitution and claimed that he wanted to restore the values enshrined by the founding fathers, although, as always, it was clear that he had no idea what he was talking about. -It’s all about the Constitution of — of — And — And so important. The Constitution the way it was meant to be. The mainstream media wants to surrender our Constitution. I feel very…

  • 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…