51 percent of Americans in New ABC/Ipsos poll want Trump impeached and removed from office.
57 percent of Americans want him impeached.
70 percent believe he did something wrong. https://t.co/tSvzM1AR0F
— Daniel W. Drezner (@dandrezner) November 18, 2019
Speaker Pelosi is a genius. The timing of the Impeachment hearings has turned Virginia blue, given Kentucky and Louisiana Democratic governors, made a laughingstock of the entire GOP and sent trump running to the hospital late on Saturday night
— Not My America (@LeslieEscoto2) November 17, 2019
Fortunately, the GOP is all in favor of enhanced interrogation techniques, so they can hardly claim *this* is torture…
“Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday left open the possibility that Democrats’ impeachment inquiry will continue into next year…”
— Andrew Desiderio (@AndrewDesiderio) November 17, 2019
… Pelosi also refused to elaborate on what — if any — charges House Democrats would bring against Trump, notably declining to say whether the president’s Twitter attack on former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch during her testimony amounted to witness intimidation.
“I haven’t had a lot of time to pay attention to the president’s tweets and the legal implications of them. I just think that was totally wrong and inappropriate and typical of the president,” Pelosi said on CBS’ “Face the Nation“ in an interview that aired Sunday…
“The president of the United States was using the massive powers entrusted to him to try to use tax payer dollars as leverage to get a foreign country to interfere in an election,” Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) told Chuck Todd on “Meet the Press.”
“If you don’t use impeachment for this type of offense, then I am not sure what you use it for.”
Murphy’s remarks came after a week in which House investigators — and millions of Americans — heard detailed accounts about the pervasiveness of the campaign to pressure Ukraine into helping the president damage a top political rival, the smearing of reputations along the way and Trump’s direct involvement in the effort…
The slate of hearings this week will kick off Tuesday morning with testimony from Jennifer Williams, a top aide to Vice President Mike Pence, and Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a senior official on the National Security Council.
Both Vindman and Williams were on the July 25 call between Trump and Zelensky and later expressed alarm about the president asking for “a favor” that included investigating an energy company associated with Biden’s son…
Our Ukraine timeline, now with greater legibility and sorting. https://t.co/rZTgHMdWvb
— Philip Bump (@pbump) November 19, 2019