House speaker says refusal to comply in impeachment inquiry is ‘only the latest attempt to cover up his betrayal of our democracy’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.27pm BST Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke said he thinks Nancy Pelosi should hold a formal vote on opening an impeachment [email protected] tells me he thinks Speaker Pelosi SHOULD hold a vote to open an impeachment inquiry: “I would love to remove that as a talking point or a reason for the kind of obstruction you’re seeing from the President.” 4.09pm BST Despite his opposition to Trump’s Syria policy, senator Lindsey Graham has been one of the president’s most ardent defenders when it comes to impeachment.Just this morning, the South Carolina Republican told “Fox & Friends” that House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry threatens to “destroy the nation.” Lindsey Graham in 1998 during Clinton’s impeachment saying, “The day Richard Nixon failed to answer that subpoena is the day he was subject to impeachment.” pic.twitter.com/7mlBgfJ2Q6 Continue reading…
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Author : Joan E Greve in Washington
Publish date : 2019-10-09 15:27:52
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