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Thread: What, precisely, do Democrats want to impeach Trump for?

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    Whats not true?

    Did Trump ask Comey to abandon the investigation? Is that truth?

    Did Trump afterwards fire Comey? Is that truth?

    Did Trump admit to firing Comey because of the "Russia thing" to Lester Holt? Is that not truth?

    Did he not tweet months late saying he fired Flynn because he lied to the FBI? Is that not truth?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterVeritis View Post
    That is piled pretty high. How much practiced did you need to be able to pile crap so high?
    Oh..its not as high as the crap you live in every day with your hero Trump.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    I was asking for evidence for impeachment.
    If you'd move out your comfort zone and remove the blinders.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rantzmar View Post
    Oh..its not as high as the crap you live in every day with your hero Trump.
    This makes me smile.
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    What, precisely, do Democrats want to impeach Trump for?

    They were talking about impeachment even on election night. They want Trump impeached for one simple reason. He won the election he wasn't supposed to win.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rantzmar View Post
    Whats not true?

    Did Trump ask Comey to abandon the investigation? Is that truth?

    Did Trump afterwards fire Comey? Is that truth?

    Did Trump admit to firing Comey because of the "Russia thing" to Lester Holt? Is that not truth?

    Did he not tweet months late saying he fired Flynn because he lied to the FBI? Is that not truth?
    Let's say you're right. Where's the impeachable crime there?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rantzmar View Post
    Whats not true?
    Did Trump ask Comey to abandon the investigation? Is that truth?
    Trump told Comey that if anyone in his campaign did anything illegal he wanted to know. Trump told him to continue.
    Did Trump afterwards fire Comey? Is that truth?
    He did. It was a move most everyone in the country supported before it hapoened.

    Did Trump admit to firing Comey because of the "Russia thing" to Lester Holt? Is that not truth?
    Yes, he said that was part of it. Comey obviously bungled the initial stages of that fiasco.

    Did he not tweet months late saying he fired Flynn because he lied to the FBI? Is that not truth?
    And?
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    The question was what do democrats want to impeach Trump for? One answer was...

    Quote Originally Posted by Rantzmar View Post
    Obstruction of Justice
    In which a sloppy partisan hack asked...

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    Can you provide some detail on that?
    In which that member proceeded to oblige...

    Quote Originally Posted by Rantzmar View Post
    • After taking office, Trump asked FBI Director James Comey to abandon the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election—which the FBI had already connected to Michael Flynn.
    • When Comey refused to alter course, Trump fired him.
    • Trump then admitted the firing was over “the Russia thing” in a televised interview.
    • In a tweet months later, he stated that he “had to fire Michael Flynn because he lied to the FBI”— further affirming that he dismissed James Comey in an attempt to quash the FBI’s investigation.
    Then notice how the sloppy partisan hack attempted to move the goalposts...

    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    I was asking for evidence for impeachment.
    Then another sloppy partisan hack, that just won an award on tPF, decided to jump in and help move the goalposts....

    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    Let's say you're right. Where's the impeachable crime there?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterVeritis View Post
    That is piled pretty high. How much practiced did you need to be able to pile crap so high?
    Probably none. Just a cut and paste for the DNC issued talking points.
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    Impeachment is not a legal act, it is a political act. The Framers intent, and the limited case law associated with impeachment sets a fairly high bar for what "high crimes and misdemeanors" means.

    If impeachment is used for frivolous reason, and if courts ultimately uphold it, impeachment will become a common political tool that will be used by both sides and could very well paralyze the government. The democrats realize this and that is why the more rational democrats are trying to push back against all of this impeachment rhetoric.
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