Category Archives: Impeachment

Would Democrats Really Face A Backlash If They Impeached Trump?

Perry Bacon Jr. of FivethirtyEight – Some rank-and-file congressional Democrats favor starting impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Even Democrats who don’t favor impeachment, such as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, have suggested that Trump’s behavior could be impeachment-worthy, pointing to his … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Controversial, Democrats, Donald Trump, Impeachment

5 Scenarios For How Mueller’s Investigation Could End

By Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux in FiveThirtyEight – Trump is implicated in some form of coordination with Russia to interfere with the 2016 election. Trump is implicated in obstruction of justice. Trump isn’t accused of wrongdoing, but someone close to him is. … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Impeachment, Robert Mueller, Rule of Law, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, White House, WikiLeaks

Pelosi takes power and sets high bar for Trump impeachment

By Melanie Zanona of The Hill – The morning of her historic swearing-in ceremony, Speaker Nancy Pelosi dismissed impeachment talk during a flurry of media interviews. She set the bar for impeachment high, arguing that any effort to do so … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democrats, Donald Trump, House of Representatives, Impeachment, Republicans, Robert Mueller, White House

There’s a Lot Going On in Michael Cohen’s Sentencing Memo

By Quinta Jurecic, Benjamin Wittes in Lawfare: Hard National Security Choices The sentencing memo of Michael Cohen is a fascinating read on a number of levels: in the quality of its advocacy, in its account of Cohen’s cooperation with authorities, … Continue reading

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Three Remarkable Things About Michael Cohen’s Plea

These developments would, under normal circumstances, end a presidency. By Ken White in The Atlantic Cohen’s plea is only one shoe dropping in a boot warehouse. Who else lied to Congress about the pursuit of a hotel deal in Russia? … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Impeachment, Michael Cohen, Robert Mueller