As House Democrats continue their impeachment inquiry, here's a look at what the legal experts said Wednesday and before former President Clinton's hearing in 1998.
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Support for impeaching and removing Trump is less substantial and more partisan than it was during Richard Nixon's presidency.
"Members of the Senate have said, 'I understand everything there is about this case, and I won't vote to impeach the president.' Please allow the facts to do the talking," Graham said in 1998.
"I would say, 'I've got lawyers and staff people handling this impeachment inquiry, and they should just have at it. Meanwhile, I'm going to work for the American people.' That's what I would do," the last president to be impeached told CNN.
The four former presidents need to claim the moral high ground their successor has forfeited, and bring together a citizens' assembly of Americans—a National Summit on Hate and Democracy.
Jason Lichtenthal met the former president at a local bookshop on Halloween while wearing a news-relevant costume.
Trump's longtime personal pastor said he once tried to build a glass cathedral megachurch and described him as a "quiet Christian" who doesn't need to quote the Bible.
"You know the Republicans have a losing fight on their hands, because all they can do is talk about process," Joe Scarborough said.
Former Democrat representatives Paul McHale and Gene Taylor told Newsweek that Republicans had to set aside partisanship when considering how they would vote on impeachment.
"She feels entitled to do it," Dick Morris said. "She feels compelled to do it."
The political commentator tore into Hillary Clinton's place in the spotlight leading up to the 2020 election.
On Capitol Hill, Melania Trump ignored questions from reporters including: "Is the impeachment inquiry affecting you and your family in any way?"
In the interview, Greg Craig told the hosts, "I think it is clearly becoming the focus of this Ukraine conversation, the use of the presidential power in ways that are unacceptable and inappropriate and unconstitutional and inconsistent with his oath."
The proceedings under Presidents Nixon and Clinton sought the truth rather than partisan advantage.
A former Republican congressman who voted to impeach President Bill Clinton in 1998 told Fox News Saturday that the current claims against Donald Trump are far more damning.
Veteran Washington lawmakers are receding into their partisan corners, determined to convince the American people why now—and not decades ago—they're right about whether a sitting president might need to be removed from office.
"Do we want to retain our honor, our principle, and our moral authority?" That was the question Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell asked fellow senators as they weighed the articles of impeachment against former President Bill Clinton.
"It's hopeless. It makes no sense at all," the former Republican Speaker of the House said in an interview with Fox News.
"The retweet was from somebody that's a very respected conservative pundit, so I think it was fine," Trump insisted.
Pence defended his wife's decision to teach at an anti-LGBTQ Christian school on Tuesday by encouraging Americans to "spend more time on your knees than on the internet."
Right-wing conspiracy theorists attempted to link reports that Jeffrey Epstein had attempted suicide to long-disproven claims involving the Clintons.
Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein was reportedly found in fetal position in his jail cell with marks around his neck. There's no official word if it was foul play or a suicide attempt.
Ken Starr criticized Democrats using impeachment as a "first resort" and blamed the polarized reaction to Trump's comments toward four freshman congresswomen on no "unifying force" such as a "foreign enemy."
Schumer, the Senate minority leader, also highlighted that Epstein was a regular at Trump's Mar-a-Lago club in Florida for many years.
Steven Hoffenberg said that Epstein's ties with Clinton "raised his pridefulness enormously" and that he got "more godly in attitude."
Former President Bill Clinton said he didn't know of the "terrible crimes" and that he only rode in Epstein's private jet four times.
Trump suggested on Saturday that the photo of him and his latest accuser means nothing, telling reporters "give me a break."