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Fri May 19, 2017, 06:34 PM

9. Listen to Adam Schiff. We have to be very careful about how this looks.

 

Already, some far-right wackos are posting stories about an attempted coup against Trump, and Trump continually accuses us of being bitter about the 2016 election.

We only get one shot at impeachment & conviction, and we need to get it right.

We need 23 Republicans in the House, and 19 in the Senate, to go along with this.

I think they will, but if we go screaming "impeachment!!!!" from the rooftops all the time, it's going to look less like we're getting to the bottom of a crime, and more like we're trying to overturn the results of the 2016, a "solution in search of a problem", if you will.

I appreciate impeachment being mentioned, but there's a reason the prosecutors are handling the optics of this.

They know what arguments will convince juries (members of Congress & the American public also count as juries here), and what arguments will scare people off.

If we take the Republicans through this step-by-step, and show an irrefutable, ironclad case, they'll have to impeach & remove Trump - either because they can't deny it any longer, or because their constituents are demanding it.

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