Three days later, he pardoned Alberto Fujimori, Keiko and Kenji’s father, who was serving multiple sentences for corruption and human rights abuses dating from his own presidency in the 1990s. The Fujimori pardon and the blatant appearance of a deal with Kenji infuriated Peruvians. … [Read more...] about The threat of impeachment can push presidents out the door. But there’s a catch.
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Trump Tries To Clean Up After Disastrous Putin Summit Trump Defends Putin On Election Meddling Texas Senate Candidate Beto O'Rourke Says He's Seen Enough Evidence To Impeach Trump … [Read more...] about Texas Democrat Beto O’Rourke Says Trump Should Be Impeached Over Russia Comments
Getting the votes is another matter. Though House conservatives are a formidable bloc to stifle legislation, their numbers aren't enough to push through legislation either. They would need help, which will be hard to come by from moderate Republicans, still seething over the immigration vote they were promised that never happened. … [Read more...] about Rep. Meadows: Impeachment Vote Can Happen With or Without Paul Ryan
“Right now, Rosenstein has not done his job in complying with Congress. What we are saying is, here is a tool that Congress still has, go do your job and comply so we don’t have to get to this. It’s all up to him. If Rosenstein wants to comply and turn over the documents, we won’t have this conversation,” Scalise said. … [Read more...] about Rep. Steve Scalise Supports Rosenstein Impeachment
Gaetz and a group of House conservatives had introduced articles of impeachment against Rosenstein, who oversees special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. The congressmen are angered by delays in turning over documents relating to the start of the Russia probe. … [Read more...] about Rep. Gaetz Rips House Leadership for Not Backing Rosenstein Impeachment