Impeachment

Bolsonaro May Well Emerge Unscathed from Brazil’s Disaster

Viewpoint by Robert Muggah* It was once fashionable to describe Brazil as the country of the future. What a difference half a decade makes. In recent years, a democratically elected president was stripped of power and ultimately replaced by an…

Restoring the Threat of Impeachment for Future Office Holders

In the past 150 years, U.S. presidents have lied, cheated, stolen, warmongered, incited hatred and violence, driven inequality and corruption through the roof, taken over major powers from the Congress and abused them, gained the power of nuclear war and…

The Supreme Court Vacancy Is in the Hands of the House of Representatives

I know the common story is that the Supreme Court vacancy is a matter for the U.S. Senate. But if you read this recent memo on what the Democrats could do if they really wanted to prevent packing the Court with rightwingers,…

When the people lead, leaders follow — lessons from the fight to impeach and remove Trump

The Senate may have betrayed the American people, but the movement for impeachment secured critical victories that will propel us forward in the longer battle for democracy. By Anthony Torres Without hearing from witnesses or reviewing new evidence, the Senate…

What Does the Pelosi Posse Want?

By David Swanson If the purpose of the current Trump impeachment hearings were simply to fulfill Congress Members’ oaths of office and do their jobs, it would be difficult to explain the past many years. Jerrold Nadler, Chair of the…

How a growing movement made impeachment politically feasible

As momentum for impeachment builds, By the People is working to ensure that Trump’s removal is a truly transformative moment in our history. Anthony Torres The last few weeks have been a turning point for impeachment. Suddenly, dozens of members…

Trump’s Opponents Have Him Beat . . . When It Comes to Incompetence

If Trump were to finally shoot someone on Fifth Avenue, Nancy Pelosi and Jerrold Nadler and company would not declare it acceptable, absolutely not. But what they would do would be to open a months-long investigation into the history of…

For the First Time in My Life I’m Against Impeaching the President

By David Swanson I had hoped to make the above statement after electing a president whom I did not consider a vile mass-murderous warmongering climate-destroying threat to humanity. I’m saying it early. I’m saying it while Trump is president. But…

Trump Impeachment FAQ

What are the grounds for impeachment? See our draft articles of impeachment here. See our strategy explained here. But we don’t want Mike Pence to become president, do we? The question of who is worse, the current president or the vice president,…

To Impeach or Not to Impeach? That’s The Question

By Dr Arshad M Khan Robert Mueller let loose a thunderbolt midweek. Donald Trump had not been charged, he said, because it was Department of Justice policy not to charge a sitting president. Dumping the issue firmly into Speaker Nancy…