Rep Green: After ‘Reviewing Evidence’ I Felt ‘Compelled’ to Call For Trump’s Impeachment


Monday on MSNBC, while discussing his call on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives for President Donald Trump to be impeached, Rep. Al Green (D-TX) declared he did so because he “felt compelled” after reviewing evidence. Green said, “This is not something that I wanted to do, sir, it’s something that I felt compelled to do after reviewing evidence. We live in a country where we believe no police officer, no congressman, no senator and no president is above the law. When the President decided that he would fire the FBI director who was investigating his campaign, which means that he was investigating him, the president, when he decided to fire him and he acknowledged that he was doing it for this reason, when you couple that with the fact that he said that the Russian thing was a made-up story and he said it is a witch-hunt, and then he went on to tweet something that may be considered an intimidating statement with reference to a recording that he might have, when you combine these things you have obstruction of justice.  Article 2, Section 4 of the Constitution of the United States of America recognizes obstruction of
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Joan Walsh: Angela Merkel Is Leader of the Free World – Trump ‘Has Abdicated’


On Monday’s “MSNBC Live,” MSNBC political analyst and National Affairs Correspondent for the Nation Joan Walsh argued that while President Trump “defeated the first woman president,” “he’s now made a woman a leader of the free world. Because, it’s Angela Merkel, right now. He has abdicated.” Walsh said, “I’m having a hard time just giving him the benefit of the doubt that he didn’t mean to be saying these things that he was saying. I think he meant a lot of them. I don’t know that he knows what the ramifications are going to be. I have to end by saying, he defeated the first woman president, but he’s now made a woman a leader of the free world. Because, it’s Angela Merkel, right now. He has abdicated.” (h/t Grabien) Follow Ian Hanchett on Twitter @IanHanchett
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