If Trump fired Comey to impede the Russia investigation, he possibly engaged in obstruction of justice. That is a crime. That is a case for impeachment.
Tom Toles, The Washington Post: Trump has outlined a persuasive case for why he should be fired
Now we know beyond a reasonable doubt, that Trump will do whatever it is possible to do to protect himself, his power and his prerogatives at the expense of his office, America’s governing norms, the public trust or any other consideration relating to limits on him. His central trait is this: He will do whatever he can. CONTINUE READING
Mehdi Hasan, The Intercept: After James Comey’s Firing, Who Will Stop Trump’s Tinpot Dictatorship?
Who will stop Tinpot Trump? The congressional Republicans? You’re kidding, right? The Democrats? They are the minority party in both chambers. The media? Give me a break! CONTINUE READING
David Corn, Mother Jones: Why Trump’s Firing of Comey Should Be Investigated
If Trump fired Comey to impede the Russia investigation, he possibly engaged in obstruction of justice. That is a crime. That is a case for impeachment. In fact, the first of the three articles of impeachment filed by the House judiciary committee against Richard Nixon in 1974 was for obstruction of justice. CONTINUE READING