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The baseless call for Trump impeachment over Ukrainegate will affect America long and badly

The baseless call for Trump impeachment over Ukrainegate will affect America long and badly

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The transcript of President Donald Trump’s phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart shows no pressure or threats to withhold aid. So why are Democrats and media still reading it that way, and invoking it as impeachment grounds? For over two years, the Democrats pinned their hopes on Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who was investigating the claims of “Russian collusion” and obstruction of justice in relation to it – only to come up empty-handed back in May. Undeterred, the party pushed impeachment anyway, arguing that the report somehow showed obstruction of justice somewhere between the lines, and proved something it explicitly said it did not. Even that rationale was abandoned this week, when Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi finally announced the impeachment proceedings. Instead, the entire case was hung on the claim that Trump somehow “engaged in behavior that undermines the integrity of our elections, the dignity of the office he holds and our national security,” in a…
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