Hubris Brings Down Donald Trump

House Impeaches President a Second Time to “Save America”

Photo by Alex Brandon, AP

Democrats Cite Statement by Liz Cheney

During the House impeachment debate Jan. 13, Democrats repeatedly referred to the statement by House GOP Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), one of the most influential of the ten Republicans who voted for impeachment. The full text of her speech was published by Politico.

Abuse of Power

From the moment he took office, Trump abused his executive branch power with impunity — a power that was greatly expanded under the Bush/Cheney administration after the terrorist attack of Sept. 11, 2001. Trump was a bully who had been handed the keys to the kingdom.

  • when he insisted that a “rigged election” would be the only way he could lose,
  • when he denounced mail-in voting as fraudulent to prove his baseless claims of a “rigged election,”
  • when he refused to accept the valid outcome of the election,
  • when he repeated the lies of massive voter fraud, despite the dismissal of his lawsuits for lack of evidence by courts across the country,
  • when he manipulated his supporters with his claims of a “stolen” election,
  • when he urged them to attend a “Save America” rally in D.C. that he knew would end in violence.

Freelance Writer, PT English Prof, President MC PT Faculty Union (SEIU Loc 500), Political Activist, Democrat/Socialist, follow me on Twitter @VictoriaBaldas2

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