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Sun May 12, 2019, 05:55 PM

There are many reasons not to impeach Trump. The House should do it anyway - Robert Reich

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/may/11/impeach-trump-house-checks-balances
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By issuing a blanket refusal to respond to any congressional subpoena, Trump is saying Congress has no constitutional authority to oversee the executive branch. He’s telling America that Congress is a subordinate branch of government rather than a co-equal branch. Forget separation of powers.

By spending money on his “wall” that Congress explicitly refused to authorize, Trump is saying that Congress no longer has any constitutional authority over spending. Goodbye, checks and balances.

By unilaterally shuttering the government in order to get his way, Trump is saying he has the constitutional right not to execute the laws whenever it suits him. Farewell, Congress.

By directing the attorney general, the justice department, the FBI, and the secretary of the treasury to act in his own personal interest rather than in the interests of the American people, Trump is saying that a president can run the government on his own. Adios, constitution.

By unilaterally threatening to cut off trade with the second-largest economy in the world, Trump is saying he has sole authority to endanger the entire American economy. (Make no mistake: if he goes through with the threat, the US economy will go into a tailspin.)

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Much more at link - good read

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Sun May 12, 2019, 06:01 PM

1. Reich has one of the better functioning brains in the USA.

Wish he was 6 feet tall and viable politician.

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Response to PufPuf23 (Reply #1)

Sun May 12, 2019, 06:05 PM

2. +1,000

He's fearless

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Sun May 12, 2019, 08:59 PM

3. Impeachment Contingency Needed before new War or False Flag

This needs to happen ASAP! DJT needs to be held in Check before the eventual Mate, and BEFORE he starts another War!

I see more republicans flipping daily but we need more of that and a BIG prominent Republican to step up to the plate to challenge this national security risk for 2020 just in-case. Romney are you listening?

Something big is gonna happen soon I feel, but impeachment inquires need to begin this week to secure our flank now!

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Sun May 12, 2019, 09:02 PM

4. I don't think there's much opposition to impeachment

The question is timing.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Sun May 12, 2019, 11:06 PM

5. Kick

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