Democrats are creating a political stunt by holding a special meeting to pass new rules involving an impeachment inquiry, Republicans said, resulting in the usage of social media analogies to accuse members of denigrating the panel's role.
Professor Laurence Tribe agrees with George Conway's assessment that Nancy Pelosi is sending Trump the wrong message on impeachment.
Trump is openly defiling the very basic principles of our Constitution. Whatever it means for 2020, he must be brought to account.
"I've gotten a lot of feedback from my friends who work on Capitol Hill and the administration who say that they're glad I'm doing what I'm doing," said a former member of the Trump transition team who favors impeachment.
House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings said Bill Clinton's behavior "pales in comparison" to Donald Trump's alleged efforts to obstruct justice.
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California Representative Brad Sherman told Newsweek continued Republican support for the president is "not out of love for Trump."
Don't we get to hear the truth? Don't our opinions matter? Or is this just an insiders' game that's all about power?
"This president has given license to white supremacy in America that has spread across the world," said Tom Steyer, founder of the Need to Impeach campaign.
Representative Brad Sherman, a California Democrat, said impeachment would not be possible "until Sean Hannity calls for us to remove this president. Or until Laura Ingraham does."
"I did not reflect on her words. I reflected on what I heard from many people," Representative Al Green said of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
"Shall America just stop fighting for our principles and do what's politically convenient?" Steyer asked.
"[The] danger of too much impeachment talk is that it's like crying wolf. By the time the wolf is at the door, no one will believe you."
"We can investigate to the extent that we engage in what Dr. King called 'paralysis of analysis,'" Representative Al Green said.
George Conway, husband of White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway, tweeted that if President Donald Trump had ordered former White House economic adviser Gary Cohn to pressure the Justice Department to block the AT&T-Time Warner merger, it would "unquestionably be grounds for impeachment."
"I don't think we're there yet," Democrat Raja Krishnamoorthi told Newsweek. "I personally think that's way too premature, and we should be investigating and then seeing what the conclusion of the investigation is."
President Donald Trump sought to discredit his former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen ahead of Cohen's testimony before Congress.
"Art of the Deal" author Tony Schwartz told CNN that the testimony from Donald Trump's former lawyer is this presidency's Watergate scandal.
"I can't wait for us to show people, especially families in my district, that they are being put first—and that we're going to hold everyone accountable to the law," Tlaib said.