Impeachment is Not a Political Weapon

Impeachment is Not a Political Weapon

Weekly Column

While history was made in the United States last week, it was sadly done so as a result of hyper partisan politics and Democrats’ longtime dislike of President Donald Trump. Though Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared an impeachment inquiry in the U.S. House of Representatives was underway earlier this fall, sparks first flew the moment the president was elected and caught fire when Democrats took control of the House this Congress, setting off politically-motivated and fruitless investigations into the Trump Administration. With that record, it should come as no surprise then that the process Democrats pursued to impeach the president was flawed – purely partisan, blatantly unfair and clearly crafted for a pre-ordained outcome.

 Unlike any impeachment proceedings in modern history, the process has been partisan from the start, contradicting Speaker Pelosi’s own words and assurances. Back in March of this year, she said, “Impeachment is so divisive to the country that unless there’s something so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan, I don’t think we should go down that path, because it divides the country.”



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