Newsjock (1000+ posts) Tue Sep-09-08 04:20 PM
McDermott (D-Wash.) pushes impeachment
Advertisements [?]Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., delivered these remarks on the House floor Tuesday:
Mr. Speaker: For the last two years I have struggled with the issue of whether the House should consider impeachment of a sitting President.
... The allegations that would warrant impeachment keep growing. They have been illuminated in many recent books including The Way of the World by Ron Suskind, the book by Vincent Bugliosi, and the new book by Bob Woodward, The War Within.
Over five years ago, I tried to place an asterisk in the Congressional Record next to the statements about Iraq the President made to Congress. I was attacked for saying the President would mislead us into the war, but the American people ultimately learned the truth.
... There seems to be no end to the allegations and we have a responsibility to investigate their authenticity. That's why I am signing onto a resolution to consider impeachment of the President.
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