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Tue Jan 14, 2020, 11:59 AM

If it Takes A Crime For Republicans to Impeach Trump, He Delivered


Posted on Tue, Jan 14th, 2020 by Adalia Woodbury
Opinion: If it Takes A Crime For Republicans to Impeach Trump, He Delivered

The fact that Donald Trump ordered Soleimani’s killing seven months ago takes us into criminal territory that also ought to be impeachable.


Now Trump is saying, he doesn’t need to bother with the same standard every other president followed and the implication is that he can order the death of any person on the planet just because he feels like it.

And this is where I ask, what does this say about the Republicans who are defending him?
It says that he could kill on Fifth Avenue or anywhere else in the world and they would still defend him. It says that they’ve sold out every value Republicans used to say they were about for membership in the cult of Trump.

They’ve abandoned the Republican governed by representative democracy in favor of a blood thirsty and power hungry cult of personality.

The GOP no longer believes in anything resembling co-equal branches of government. Now they bow to their “dear leader” and after suffering the humiliation of his wrath simply say “Please sir, I want more.”

On the plus side, they’ve made voting in the general election easier than it ever was. Voters need only ask if they want a blood thirsty king or a president for the people.

If only this was just about partisanship. It’s not. It’s about America’s soul and it’s about the souls of every American. Who you vote for in 2020 not only says something about America, it also says something about you.

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Tue Jan 14, 2020, 01:03 PM

1. It's clearly going to take more than a crime.

Everyone knows he committed crimes, even the Republican members of Congress who most vocally deny it. It's just not enough.

I think it's more about his base - the GOP is terrified that if they offend his base, they're going to lose their jobs. And in many cases, they're probably right. Their jobs and their power and their money mean more to them than Trump's crimes. They really care about nothing else.

I've often wondered where the line is that Trump could cross to get the GOP to remove him. I'm not sure there is a line.

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