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GA Congressman calls for Bush impeachment

Discussion in '2005 Archive' started by LadyEagle, Dec 19, 2005.

  1. LadyEagle

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    Congressman calls for Bush impeachment

    The Associated Press - ATLANTA

    U.S. Rep. John Lewis said Monday in a radio interview that President Bush should be impeached if he broke the law in authorizing spying on Americans.

    The Democratic senator from Georgia told WAOK-AM he would sign a bill of impeachment if one was drawn up and that the House of Representatives should consider such a move.

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    AP news
     
  2. KenH

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    President will not be impeached while the GOP controls the House.
     
  3. Daisy

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    Unless he did something truly egregious.
     
  4. KenH

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    Well, yeah, if he committed murder I think he would be impeached.
     
  5. JamieinNH

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    Looking ahead to 2008.......


    Jamie
     
  6. Baptist in Richmond

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    After I watched Tim Kaine defeat Jerry Kilgore this year in our governor's race, I am beginning to hope for a change in the House for 2006.

    Regards to you,
    BiR
     
  7. hillclimber

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    I think articles of impeachment would be submitted if they caught him in the slightest lie. He does not knowingly lie, you know.
     
  8. SeekingTruth

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    Actually, Bush was following a precedent established by other Presidents, including Clinton, Carter, Lincoln.
     
  9. guitarpreacher

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    The wiretaps were neither illegal nor secret
     
  10. Bro. Curtis

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    Don't confuse them with facts, GP. They made up their minds in 2000.
     
  11. guitarpreacher

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    The amazing thing is I would bet that probably 99% of those who would love to see Bush impeached were dead set against the Clinton impeachment even though he straight up lied to a grand jury and obstructed justice. (that's not my opinion, that's the ruling of a federal judge)
     
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    He also won't be impeached because he has done nothing to be impeached for.
     
  13. The Galatian

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    Hopefully he didn't actually realize what he had authorized in these cases. I suspect he did, but it would be difficult to prove.

    Besides, he has Cheney as impeachment insurance. Who would remove Dubya, knowing Cheney was next in line?
     
  14. hillclimber

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    He also pointed his finger at us on TV and said "I did not----- .

    A despicable example of CIC.
     
  15. Kiffen

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    I think it is too early for impeachment talk. Whether he has done something illegal is questionable and is why Congress needs to investigate the President on this.
     
  16. guitarpreacher

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    In case you missed it - As president, he has the authority to order the wiretaps. And there was congressional oversight, the appropriate senate committees were briefed all along, so the talk of "secret wiretaps" is bogus.
     
  17. KenH

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    Wasn't it just a few Congressional leaders who were informed about these acts of illegal surveillance?
     
  18. carpro

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    Over 20%.
     
  19. KenH

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    Gotta link, please?
     
  20. carpro

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    Do you need a link to count them yourself?

    How many Senators are in the Intelligence Committee?
     
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