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Democrats Remain Split Over Impeaching Trump

Democrats Remain Split Over Impeaching Trump

King, who represents NY, appeared for an interview on Fox News show America's Newsroom and briefly discussed calls from some Democrats to pursue impeaching Trump in the wake of the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report last Thursday. In 1993, the nation's top court ruled 9-0 in a case involving an impeached USA judge that the judiciary has no role in the impeachment process. "Only high crimes and misdemeanors can lead to impeachment. No, now the House goes and starts subpoenaing", Trump told reporters on the White House lawn, asserting the probes have been commissioned exclusively for political advantage.

The notion was ridiculed by several legal experts, including Laurence Tribe, a Harvard law professor, who accused Trump of "idiocy".

"This has been litigated, just so you understand, this has been litigated for the last two years nearly since I got into office".

And finally, the framers were anxious that the court would not have the same "credit and authority" to rule on an inherently political process like impeachment as elected representatives. But Trump's staff, dealing with a president with a short attention span and a focus on border security, would push her to stay on topic.

"This is a massive, unprecedented and growing pattern of obstruction", Cummings said in a statement, warning Republicans in the administration that they could become ensnared in the legal fight if they follow White House instructions to resist.

Clinton spoke Tuesday in New York City at the Time 100 Summit. "But we're not there yet".

"I thought after two years we'd be finished with it".

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In an interview with the newspaper, the USA president claimed his administration cooperated with Mueller's investigation and did not need to comply with congressional committees examining possible obstruction of justice on his part. The report said Congress could address whether the president violated the law.

Cummings said the White House "has refused to produce a single piece of paper or a single witness" in any of the committee's investigations this year.

"There is no reason to go any further, and especially in Congress where it's very partisan - obviously very partisan". She left the office in 2003 after a report showed that her comments made a week after the 9/11 attacks in 2001 that the air near Ground Zero was safe to breathe and the water safe to drink was not accurate because the EPA had no data to justify the claim.

"What I worry about is that works to Trump's advantage", he said.

"These aren't like impartial people". But when it comes to the idea of trying to impeach the president and remove him from office, Democrats, it seems, are sharply divided. "And they're not gonna win against me", the president added.

"I think we should have been doing this for a while, having this debate and getting it out in public and having this discussion with the American people about whether or not the president committed crimes", Moulton told ABC's Good Morning America. Democrats also argue that by refusing to co-operate with Congress, Trump is obstructing additional investigations.