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  • Impeachment and Its Lessons About Patriotism

    Paul R. Pillar Politics, Americas Trump’s behavior that is at the center of the impeachment inquiry was unpatriotic. It entailed the subordination of the U.S. national interest to the narrower interests of denigrating opposition political candidates and advancing one’s own political party. Sometimes an accusation that a mote is in someone else’s eye (to paraphrase a biblical quotation) ought to underscore the significance of the beam that is in the accuser’s eye. Donald Trump’s tactic of...

    The National Interest
  • A lesson from Hillary: Watch what you say during an impeachment

    Heading into this country’s fourth brush with impeachment, Republicans and Democrats should be exceedingly careful as to what they choose to define as a serious matter, and what they decide to excuse.

    Washington Examiner
  • Impeachment takeaways: History lessons, partisan feuds

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The next phase of the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump moved to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday with public hearings featuring professors of law who discussed

    WTOP
  • Impeachment takeaways: History lessons, partisan feuds

    WASHINGTON (AP) " The next phase of the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump moved to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday with public hearings featuring professors of law who discussed the constitutional origins of Congress' impeachment power.Three of the lawyers were chosen by Democrats, one by Republicans, and the experts split much like the committee, along partisan lines, over whether Trump committed an impeachable offense when he asked the president of Ukraine to [

    The Palm Beach Post
  • Impeachment hearings offer a civics lesson for students

    “How come the president is doing stuff he’s not supposed to do?” That was the question posed to me by my seventh-grade tutoring student. She’s studying for an upcoming test on the U.S. Constitution, and in 2019, you can’t teach the Constitution without having the biggest lesson on U.S. government staring you in the face. In Illinois, all students must pass a test on the Illinois Constitution and U.S. Constitution before graduating from eighth grade. Many schools teach this in seventh grade. (I...

    www.dailykos.com
  • Virgil: Richard Nixon’s Lessons on Beating Impeachment

    Virgil channels the thinking of former President Richard Nixon as he watches the latest impeachment hearings.

    Breitbart
  • Cut out of impeachment, emoluments crusaders plot plan B

    Allegations that Trump is illegally using his office to make money are unlikely to make the cut when the House produces its impeachment articles.

    POLITICO