“Americans have discovered to their sorrow the degree to which past presidents were constrained not by specific laws but only by tradition, character and an understanding of the framers’ intent. Mr. Trump has proved immune to such considerations.“
"Mr. Trump has disparaged and degraded the institutions of American governance, and it is now time for them, in historic rebuke, to demonstrate the majesty of representative democracy." --a major editorial today
In Opinion The editorial board writes that the point has been reached: An impeachment inquiry is needed to check President Trump’s possible abuse of power.
Donald Trump, wrecker of Democracy: we at explain why impeachment is the only option
Mr. Trump has disparaged and degraded the institutions of American governance, and it is now time for them, in historic rebuke, to demonstrate the majesty of representative democracy.
Donald Trump’s behavior is the quintessence of an impeachable offense. The New York Times Editorial Board writes this morning that Congress must respond. This moment requires political courage.
We knew two years ago that Donald Trump needed to be impeached. 8 million Americans signed our petition demanding it. Now? We are well beyond the point of no return. He must be impeached.
Why the Trump Impeachment Inquiry Is the Only Option . Strong, unambiguous editorial in today's NY Times
NYT Editorial Board: Why the Trump Impeachment Inquiry Is the Only Option. How Trump has assaulted our government's vital institutions, including the legitimacy of law enforcement, intelligence agencies, Congress and the courts.
I don't think impeachment will help the Dems. but editorial makes a principled case for doing so. also reminds us of the many horrible things trump did b4 the current scandal...e.g. hush money paid (while he was prez!) to 2 adulterous sex partners
This should be read widely - more widely than it probably will be. via
“Mr. Trump has disparaged and degraded the institutions of American governance, and it is now time for them, in historic rebuke, to demonstrate the majesty of representative democracy.”