Pragmatism can lead politicians to say the most peculiar things. Take House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who knows that most Democratic voters want President Donald Trump to be impeached but that the electorate as a whole does not. This combination of political facts has led her to make baffling comments.
Eighteen months before the election of 2020, we know that Donald Trump is the worst president in American history and the most deserving of removal from office before the expiration of his term. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi can pass a bill of impeachment any day of her choosing.
On ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos”, Rahm Emanuel, one of the smartest strategists in the Democratic Party, had this to say of his party’s presidential hopefuls:
The launch by US Democrats of a long-overdue impeachment investigation into the current occupant of the White House has also resulted in a scandal which could force their
Tuesday’s vote in the House of Representatives to launch civil suits against Attorney General William Barr and former White House Counsel Don McGahn moves the battle between congressional Democrats and President Trump into an important new phase. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has embraced
Who said comity and bipartisanship in Washington were dead, what was left of both vaporised in the politically nuclear mushroom cloud of the 45th president’s impeachment and acquittal?
Thanks to the Food and Drug Administration and the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, we know that hydroxychloroquine – an anti-malaria medication also used to treat ailments like lupus – neither prevents nor cures the disease. But that did not stop Donald Trump from announcing out of the blue this week that he’s taking it, in true showman’s form.
Current negotiations over a second stimulus bill show Pelosi is backing a $3 trillion aid package that would provide much-needed relief to state governments, hazard pay for essential workers, aid for the US Postal Service, and funding for widespread national coronavirus testing.
A stunning end to Trump’s final 10 days in office was underway as lawmakers warned of the damage the president could still do before Joe Biden was inaugurated Jan. 20.
“I do not believe that such a course of action is in the best interest of our Nation or consistent with our Constitution,” Pence said in a letter released by his office as the House prepared to vote on a non-binding resolution calling on him to utilize the 25th Amendment of the US Constitution.