Hot Topics :
Jerry-Nadler.jpg

House Dem: Impeaching Trump on party lines would ‘tear the country apart’

Rep. Jerry Nadler warned Monday that any impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump that begin in the new, Democrat-controlled House of Representatives would need to clear an obvious partisan bar.

Nadler, who is to take over as chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and would oversee a potential impeachment process, outlined in an interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” a three-pronged test that he said would make for a legitimate impeachment proceeding, including that the offenses in question must be so grave and the evidence so clear that even some supporters of the president concede that impeachment is necessary.

Once it’s determined that a president has committed an impeachable offense, Nadler said, lawmakers need to consider whether the offense will “rise to the gravity where it’s worth putting the country through the trauma of an impeachment proceeding.”

The New York Democrat, who voted against impeaching former President Bill Clinton, said that the impeachment process must transcend party lines “because you don’t want to tear the country apart.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe to Veritas Updates

Get your daily dose of news & info from Veritas Updates

Sign up to Veritas Updates for FREE and receive our daily emails.

Veritas Updates – The Truth In News

In today’s world, you need a news source you can TRUST from the vantage point of the Deplorables. Real Americans with Real and Unfiltered thoughts and opinions. Join the over 500,000 Americans who receive our daily dose of NEWS THEY CAN TRUST delivered right to your inbox. Sign up to receive nothing but the TRUTH IN NEWS from Veritas Updates.

We know how important your privacy is and your information is SAFE with us. We’ll never sell
your email address and you can unsubscribe at any time directly from your inbox.
View our full privacy policy.