Nadler: Formal Impeachment Proceedings Have Begun

Rep. Jerome Nadler says formal impeachment proceedings have begun. The House Judiciary Committee has initiated the inquiry, and will make a decision as to whether to forward the matter to the full house. He was on CNN yesterday explaining that they are not just considering whether to bring an impeachment proceeding, but one is already underway.

He also said it will the investigation will be broader than the Mueller Report and Russia. He said he expects witnesses who are not refusing to appear to testify in September or October.

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    For impeachment practice, (5.00 / 3) (#7)
    by KeysDan on Wed Aug 14, 2019 at 11:45:54 AM EST
    Chairman Nadler should start with Attorney General Barr.

    About time (none / 0) (#1)
    by jmacWA on Fri Aug 09, 2019 at 10:46:44 AM EST
    I hope that they move forward with gusto.  Who cares if the Senate would convict... the MFer should still be impeached

    They may (none / 0) (#2)
    by Ga6thDem on Fri Aug 09, 2019 at 12:16:45 PM EST
    never get to an impeachment vote. It may just turn out that Trump is going to be under impeachment inquiry during all of 2020 or there may actually be an impeachment vote and trial in the senate during the 2020 presidential election.

    It sounds possible (5.00 / 1) (#3)
    by CaptHowdy on Fri Aug 09, 2019 at 12:20:52 PM EST
    These new financial documents might put a whole new light on things.  Once they are fully explored.

    From what I have (none / 0) (#4)
    by Ga6thDem on Fri Aug 09, 2019 at 12:29:27 PM EST
    read they are talking about witnesses during September and October. Then it's Thanksgiving and Christmas soon after. A full blown impeachment inquiry might not even be launched until after the new year.

    Not sure that's even the goal (none / 0) (#5)
    by CaptHowdy on Fri Aug 09, 2019 at 12:45:37 PM EST
    Why have a divisive vote if they can drive him out of office without one.  If they show he is financially compromised by Russia and/or others, he's gone.  Or all republicans will be in 20.

    If they show he's finally (none / 0) (#6)
    by Ga6thDem on Fri Aug 09, 2019 at 12:48:15 PM EST
    compromised by Russia which he likely is I'm going to like watching people like Moscow Mitch and Leningrad Lindsay explain this one.