HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » General Discussion (Forum) » They are leaving for six ... » Reply #3
In the discussion thread: They are leaving for six weeks??? [View all]

Response to Raven (Original post)

Fri Jul 26, 2019, 08:24 AM

3. A historically long 46 days.....

Speaking of August recess, the House's upcoming 46-day summer break is historically long, and could seriously decrease the chance Dems eventually move to impeach President Trump, writes the WashPost's Paul Kane.

"Filling that void became more important after Wednesday’s testimony from Robert S. Mueller III landed without much drama."
"Even Democrats who viewed Mueller’s appearances positively now think that they have to work extra hard to build public support for beginning impeachment."

Why it matters: "Some Democrats had hoped that Mueller’s testimony would have been compelling enough to create a liberal echo to the 2009 August recess, when conservative activists flooded town halls to oppose the emerging Affordable Care Act and other large-spending items from the early days of the Obama administration."



https://www.axios.com/newsletters/axios-am-696b6670-d8b5-463b-9687-8e8476029549.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axiosam&stream=top


Reply to this post

Back to OP Alert abuse Link to post in-thread

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 6 replies Author Time Post
Raven Jul 2019 OP
WhiskeyGrinder Jul 2019 #1
Cetacea Jul 2019 #2
LineNew Reply A historically long 46 days.....
spanone Jul 2019 #3
The Velveteen Ocelot Jul 2019 #4
Raven Jul 2019 #5
leftstreet Jul 2019 #6
Please login to view edit histories.