A House-approved resolution establishing a committee and its jurisdiction may not be constitutionally required, but it’s folly to proceed without one.
There is no temporal limit on impeachable offenses, particularly bribery.
The inquiry is missing an authorizing vote by the full House and, strangely, overlooking Biden’s most impeachable offense.
Tugged at by both a Trump base craving Biden’s impeachment and jittery GOP skeptics, the speaker goes Solomonic. No one is happy, and it is unlikely to end well.
Imagine a Justice Department that uses the civil-rights laws for their proper purpose of protecting all Americans in the enjoyment of their undoubted federal rights.
As expected, it was quick.
Like Bannon, Navarro had his defense precluded by the trial judge, rendering conviction a certainty.
Trying to dig out of a hole of his own making.
Using speech as evidence to prove charged crimes is standard. But using speech to prove dirty politics, not crime, is a problem.
It could be easier to prove state crimes, for which presidential pardons are unavailable.