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Seems many people do not know how it works:  Article One of the United States Constitution gives the House of Representatives the sole power of impeachment and the Senate the sole power to try impeachments of officers of the U.S. federal government. (Various state constitutions include similar measures, allowing the state legislature to impeach the governor or other officials of the state government.) In contrast to the British system, in the United States impeachment is only the first of two stages, and conviction during the second stage requires "the concurrence of two thirds of the members present".

The House recommends impeachment (lays charges) - the Senate conducts the trial into guilt or innocence.

Clinton was charged with impeachment by the House (members of both Parties), but not enough Senators (both Parties) voted in favour after the Senate trial, and the charge of Impeachment was therefore dismissed.

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7 hours ago, Cryingdick said:

 If he is found innocent in the senate what should happen? Another term. 

I think at this point another term is pretty much a given. Americans are not going to elect Communist Bernie, Not going to elect Buttigieg, Not going to elect Biden (the recent video? His mind is obviously shot), Not goingn to elect Pocahontas either. Not going to elect Bloomberg. The entire mess of candidates is a joke.

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4 hours ago, Skallywag said:

to invoke the 25th amendment ...5555

Keep dreaming. Four more years is pretty much in the bag at this point.

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7 hours ago, bristolboy said:

Because being found not guilty by the Senate is the same establish that Trump's policies and actions are good for the citizens of the USA and should be endorsed by them? Non-sequitur much?

This entire sentence does not make any sense in the English language. Do you need a do-over?

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44 minutes ago, J Town said:

The Senate (a singular NOT plural body) has erroneously announced they will not remove the president before seeing a single piece of evidence at trial.

A singular body made up of 50 Senators, regardless of any grammar police. And they are not acting erroneously. They are acting as they see fit under the circumstances. Regardless of your opinion of their actions. This is no more then a political stunt. Oh Gee they agree. That's the way it is. Hold the damn trial if it gets that far. Bring all the evidence. Or simply dismiss it like a slap in the Democrats face. Then let them continue to cry. Standing by for Barr, Durham and the IG. At this point I would like to see the entire Democrat leadership in Jail...as I see them all as acting "eroneously" , and as disgusting filth to add to that.

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10 hours ago, RPCVguy said:

Make Attorneys Get Attorneys 👮‍♂️

NO doubt why McCabe Comey and Brennan spend so much time on CNN and MSNBC getting paid. Attorney's are expensive. For sure!

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Some inflammatory insulting posts have been removed. 

 

A post using a trolling representation of somebody's name has been removed, please use the correct spelling of people's names for clarity. 

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10 hours ago, Boon Mee said:

Yes, the democrats have sealed their fate re congressional elections next year - never mind Trump will win in a landslide. 

It'll be a rout! 😊 

 

MAGA 

Well as Trump is now apparently too scared to turn up and face scrutiny , it certainly would be a rout.

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43 minutes ago, WalkingOrders said:

A singular body made up of 50 Senators, regardless of any grammar police. And they are not acting erroneously. They are acting as they see fit under the circumstances. Regardless of your opinion of their actions. This is no more then a political stunt. Oh Gee they agree. That's the way it is. Hold the damn trial if it gets that far. Bring all the evidence. Or simply dismiss it like a slap in the Democrats face. Then let them continue to cry. Standing by for Barr, Durham and the IG. At this point I would like to see the entire Democrat leadership in Jail...as I see them all as acting "eroneously" , and as disgusting filth to add to that.

Utterly deranged lol

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1 minute ago, joecoolfrog said:

Well as Trump is now apparently too scared to turn up and face scrutiny , it certainly would be a rout.

Perhaps, you should read my post above: 

Trump doesn't have to lend credence to a sham.

 

 

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