6 months Democrats not rushing Trump’s impeachment Manilatimes |World
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Whatever happens next, don’t call it impeachment. House Democrats have been careful not to rush to impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump in the aftermath of Robert Mueller’s report, despite calls to do so by high-profile lawmakers and 2020 presidential contenders. But as Congress resumes Monday, the Democratic oversight and investigations agenda is starting to look a lot like the groundwork that would be needed to launch an impeachment inquiry. At some point, it’s a political difference rather than a practical one. “I don’t think there’s a magical moment at which proceedings become ‘really’ impeachment proceedings,” said Cornell ... more