How serious are House Dem leaders about impeaching Trump? Consider this: After finishing business, members are leaving Washington for a *46-day* recess. Back on Sept 9. Does that sound serious to you?
Only problem is, Dem voters haven't gotten the memo, still want impeachment. New Fox poll shows 74% of Dems in favor. Other polls show strong majorities. (Exits from 2018: 92% in favor.)
Isn't Pelosi (non) impeachment strategy obvious? Delay, delay, delay until it becomes obvious it's too late to do it. Then Pelosi will look at her watch and say, 'Oh, my goodness--look at the time!' And that will be that.
House Judiciary chair Jerrold Nadler, just now on CNN: 'In effect, the Mueller report only came out this week.' Report released to public April 18, more than 3 months ago. House Dems still talking.
Look at the calendar. The Democrats' impeachment talk is a charade, and everybody knows it except the party's voters and some cable news hosts.
New: Impeachment charade deepens divide between Democratic leaders and voters.
This: . RT : Impeachment By the Numbers: 99 — Number of days between the release of the Starr report in 1998 and the House vote to impeach President Clinton. 99 — Number of days since the release of the Mueller report.
Link: Impeachment charade deepens divide between Democratic leaders and voters.