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Elizabeth Warren continues calls for impeachment proceedings on campaign trail
Scott Eisen/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren repeated her calls for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump on Saturday, saying "this isn’t about politics.""For me this isn’t about politics, this is about principle and that’s why I asked the House to start impeachment proceedings." Warren said Saturday to loud applause from a crowd at a meet and greet at the Weare Town Hall in New Hampshire. "This is about accountability." Warren is the first 2020 Democratic candidate to call for impeachment proceedings to begin in such outright terms. In doing so, she distinguished herself from other leaders...
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Mike Huckabee slams Mitt Romney: 'You got GOP nomination and could have been POTUS'
Spencer Platt/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee slammed Utah Republican Senator Mitt Romney on Friday for describing being "sickened" after reading the report on Russian election interference from special counsel Robert Mueller.Romney, a former Massachusetts governor now serving as the junior U.S. Senator from Utah, tweeted on Friday afternoon that he was “sickened” by the Trump administration's “dishonesty and misdirection." Neither of the two prominent Republican Party elders immediately responded to requests from ABC News for further comment. Huckabee and Romney were former rivals when they ran against each other for the 2008 GOP presidential nomination. Romney...
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Many House Democrats wary of trying to impeach Trump after Mueller report
Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Democrats renewed consideration of impeaching President Donald Trump after the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, with leading progressives and some presidential candidates calling for swift action -- as Democratic leaders cautioned restraint.In interviews with ABC News, a half dozen House Democrats remained wary of immediately launching impeachment proceedings against Trump, even as they highlighted the report’s unflattering depiction of the Trump White House and the president’s actions.Moving forward on impeachment, they argued, could alienate voters and help Trump ahead of the 2020 election, jeopardizing the party’s chances of retaking the White House and...
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