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Why two Articles are a brilliant idea!

Both require a minimal number of witnesses. Abuse of power will only requires examples. Whereas, obstruction of Congress will require a debate about the Constitution and how much power should be in the hands of Congress and how much power should be in the hands of the Executive. It is a debate that can only help our country in the long run, in my opinion.

For example, obstruction of Justice would require witnesses and the House does not wish for the Senate to be a circus, just a representative body for the American people. Much of it can be umbrellaed under abuse of power.

NanceGreggs

Traitors All

The most despicable, scandalous – and obvious thing that has come out of the impeachment process is that the Republicans KNOW Trump is guilty of obstructing justice, obstructing Congress, attempting to bribe a foreign leader for personal gain – and covering up the fact that he did so.

The Republicans have KNOWN all along that Trump’s actions, statements and policies are detrimental to our welfare as a nation, and have put our national security and our standing in the global community at risk – and in response, they have doubled-down on his lies, and have often lied themselves in order to defend what they KNOW to be indefensible....

ffr

Not. One. Reference. To. Jonathan. Turley's. Testimony. Today.

Unless I missed something, I think that speaks volumes about how panicked and lost rePuticans are at this point. They have no fact witnesses. They have no facts to defend their lawless rePutican pResident. It's all about damage control and flinging pointless Red Herring arguments and whining about the color of apples in January....

Atticus

An open letter to those who watched just an hour or so of today's hearing and came away disgusted,

saying "THAT is what's wrong with politics!"---

WHO WAS IT---which party---that time and time again interrupted with complaints and objections and, in some cases, slander for no apparent reason other than to delay the hearing, sow confusion and disgust the audience?

WHO WAS IT that seemed to think that screaming their questions makes them relevant? ...

H2O Man

101 Refresher

While watching today's House hearing, the kindest thing I can say about the republicans is that their behavior appears surreal on the surface. If we dig a little deeper, it seems bizarre. Let's take a moment to dig even deeper, to see if we might identify why they are acting like petty brats.

“Politics 101” teaches that in every political contest, there are three groups: those who always support you, those who always oppose you, and the undecided. The basic strategy is to campaign in a manner that makes your supporters happy, that doesn't rile your opposition into taking action, and convincing the majority of the “undecided” to support your position....

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