Trump Declares “Ridiculous” Impeachment Push “Over” As Majority Of Democrats Vote Against

Trump Declares “Ridiculous” Impeachment Push “Over” As Majority Of Democrats Vote Against from ZeroHedge

Update: In typical Trump fashion, the president has greeted the overwhelming defeat of Al Green’s impeachment resolution with a serious of tweets. In them, he declares the impeachment resolution “the most ridiculous and time consuming project I have ever had to work on” and muses how anyone could want to impeach a president who has presided over such a powerful economic boom.

Finally, Trump declares the impeachment push “OVER” and insisted that it “never be allowed to happen to another President of the United States again!”

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Update: As was widely expected, the House voted down a measure that would have opened the door to impeaching President Trump, the New York Times reports.

The measure was introduced by Texas Rep. Al Green, who had repeatedly introduced similar measures before Democrats took control of the House in January. Green said he introduced the measure because Trump’s racist comments – for telling members of the “squad” to ‘go back to your own country’ – justified impeachment.

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The vote was 332-95 to table – that is, kill – Green’s resolution. Democrats voted 137-95 with one voting “present”, and Republicans voted  Rep. Al Green’s (D-TX) impeachment resolution. Democrats 137-95 (with 1 voting “present”) Republicans unanimously voted against it 194-0 and the newly independent Justin Amash also voted against.

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