Searching for an impeachable offense & What is to be done? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR

Dec 03, 05:20 AM
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Title: Two admission cards to the U.S. Senate impeachment proceedings [for President Andrew Johnson], May 16, 1868
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16 May 1868

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IdentifierD01755
Part ofHenry Almstedt Papers, 1846-1939
SubjectsImpeachments
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Politics and government
Resource175972
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Searching for an impeachable offense & What is to be done? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR

It is not a good look for Democrats, in purporting to respond to the president’s abuse of his constitutional power over foreign relations, to abuse the House’s power over impeachment. That, however, is exactly what they are doing in their unseemly zeal to impeach President Trump on a blatantly political deadline.

In a December 1 letter, White House counsel Pat Cipollone notified House Judiciary chairman Jerrold Nadler (D., N.Y.) that the president will not participate in the committee’s first open hearing on Wednesday, December 4. Ordinarily -- not that there’s anything “ordinary” about the potential impeachment of an American president -- I’d be inclined to assess this as poor judgment.