A Flawed Impeachment Process

A Flawed Impeachment Process

Weekly Column

The last several weeks have been eventful in terms of one particular topic, and that is House Democrats and Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s unprecedented pursuit of impeachment. Especially on something as consequential as impeaching the President of the United States, it is a disservice to the American people for one political party to dictate the terms of the process, as Democrats have done since day one.

To fully understand the current state of impeachment proceedings, it is important to review the turn of events that have taken place since the midterm elections shifted majority control of the House to Democrats. When lawmakers on both sides of the aisle were sworn into the current Congress, they were also launched into an era of divided government. As I have said on numerous occasions, it is in eras of divided government that bipartisanship is most critical. Unfortunately, instead of finding ways to work together on meaningful legislation for the American people, House Democrats have focused their efforts on nonstarter messaging bills and politically motivated investigations into the Trump Administration.

 

 

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