New from me: The Mueller Report is an impeachment referral
I’ve previously inveighed against the dangers of too much impeachment talk. But the time has come for the House Judiciary Committee to open hearings into Trump’s “high Crimes and Misdemeanors.” Let the facts drive the process.
It's no longer an option. It's a Constitutionally-mandated responsibility. - 'The #MuellerReport is an Impeachment Referral' - The Atlantic - #ImpeachTrump
I wrote this the day the Mueller Report was released. This reading of the report—and not Barr’s characterization of its conclusions—is what Mueller is emphasizing now from the lectern
When this piece came out in April, I think people dismissed it as a Take. In fact, as Mueller made clear today, it was always a simple, straightforward analysis of what the report said and what it meant.
That's exactly what the #MuellerReport is: A signal to Congress that it is time to #ImpeachTrump
Members of Congress insisted that talk of impeachment needed to wait for Robert Mueller's conclusions. Those conclusions are here now, and he left it up to Congress to hold Donald Trump accountable. It's time for our representatives to act. #Impeach
The most important implication from the Mueller report, writes: "There is sufficient evidence that President Donald Trump obstructed justice to merit impeachment hearings."
5. Donald Trump deserves his own impeachment inquiry. That’s a basic principle of fairness; allegations like these should not be allowed to hang over his presidency, unadjudicated. And the House should give it to him
2. Congress heard testimony today from Robert Mueller, confirming his report, that the president acted on multiple occasions to obstruct justice—although Mueller carefully did not state that as his conclusion. That’s supposed to be Congress’s role, not his
"Its most important implication can be summarized in a single sentence: There is sufficient evidence that President Donald Trump obstructed justice to merit impeachment hearings."
In which gets to the heart of the matter
1. I am finding it utterly impossible to reconcile Barr’s testimony on Mueller's analysis of obstruction, with Mueller’s actual analysis of obstruction
"The process of deciding whether questionable conduct rises to the level of an impeachable offense is itself a vital civic function of impeachment."
Yoni Appelbaum/The Atlantic: The Mueller Report Is an Impeachment Referral
The Mueller Report Is an Impeachment Referral - The Atlantic
Also read the this terrific piece
Terrific article from The Atlantic: The Mueller Report is an Impeachment Referral -