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Opinion

Opinion: Unfazed by Real Issues, Democrats Played Politics with Impeachment (Again)

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Democrats played politics with the impeachment process. After peddling the hoax of “Russian collusion”—with no evidence to show for it—to impeach President Trump once, the anti-Trump #Resistance sought to convict the former president for his role in the Capitol riots, failing spectacularly. Emphasis on former. Newsflash to Democrats: After four years

Opinion

Opinion: What Would Lincoln Think of Impeachment?

Abraham Lincoln was born 212 years ago this week, on February 12, 1809, and it is tempting in these divided times to wonder what he would think about events now taking place in Washington, DC and its effects on national unity, a subject always on Old Abe’s mind. Lincoln no doubt would have been horrified

Opinion

Opinion: The Senate Impeachment of Donald J. Trump

The question that seems to be on everyone’s mind is whether the post-presidential impeachment of Donald J. Trump is constitutional. Of course, it is. In a 14-page memo released this week, lawyers for Mr. Trump argue, among many other things, that the Senate trial is an egregious constitutional overreach, and that the Senate has no

Impeachment

Senate Republicans back Trump as impeachment trial nears

Donald Trump’s defenders in the Senate on Sunday rallied around the former president before his impeachment trial, dismissing it as a waste of time and arguing that the former president’s fiery speech before the U.S. Capitol insurrection does not make him responsible for the violence of Jan. 6. “If being held accountable means being impeached

Politics

Impeachment fever hits Kentucky with efforts to oust leaders

Impeachment fever has struck Kentucky, where grievances over coronavirus restrictions and the outcome of the Breonna Taylor death investigation have spurred petitions to oust both the governor and the attorney general. It’s a card rarely played in any serious way in the Bluegrass State, though Kentucky has had its share of provocative elected officials. In

Politics

In Iowa, a GOP stalwart becomes a casualty in party war

The flood of calls, texts and emails came swiftly and most with the same message. Dave Millage sat by the fireplace in his living room in a quiet Bettendorf neighborhood as he read them. He had braced for some blowback ever since he’d told a local reporter what he thought about President Donald Trump’s behavior

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