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GOP lawmaker raises option of impeaching Trump over Comey

19 May 2017

He continues, "So we will have to see what evidence as to those in Trump's circle emerges, though I certainly would not be surprised if it did, given the corrupt, enabling atmosphere that pervades the White House and the administration".

One month before Donald Trump won the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, G.O.P. lawmakers were whispering about the possibility of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

The outburst came amid intensifying pressure on the president in the wake of his firing of James Comey as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation last week, in the midst of a probe into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian attempts to tilt the United States election in his favour.

What the Democrats do have in their favor are a number of GOP Senators like John McCain and Bob Corker who seem to be leaning in the direction of a more robust investigation of the Trump administration's behavior.

Again: It's way too early to tell as Republicans have not in large numbers left Trump's side.

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"I think it's reaching the point where it's of Watergate size and scale", said Sen. Not with me, nor with representatives of Russia's intelligence services. Trump fired Comey last week.

FBI Director James Comey during the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on Russian actions during the 2016 election campaign, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, March 20, 2017.

"The last person Trump needs to vouch for him right now is Vladimir Putin", Schiff said in an interview with CBS News. "If they want to send something, you know, hats off. It's credibility would be less than zero". The spokeswoman explained: "The reason we are asking for an independent commission is to have a truly bipartisan group completely outside of Congress to examine the broader issue of Russian interference".

The claim by fired FBI Director James B. Comey that President Trump asked him to shut down an investigation of former national security advisor Michael Flynn is potentially the most explosive development in the unfolding saga of investigations into possible collusion between Russian Federation and Trump's 2016 campaign.

No, James Comey's memo doesn't prove anything in and of itself.

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In Washington, Republican and Democratic lawmakers said they wanted to see the Comey memo. The actual memos were delivered to Congress days later and inspired claims that Nixon had obstructed justice.

This all plays out against another political reality: Trump's base is, by all accounts, as strongly behind him as ever.

Nixon agreed. He told Haldeman and Ehrlichman to meet with Walters, a longtime Nixon loyalist whom the president had placed in the Central Intelligence Agency to monitor its director, Richard Helms, and give him the order to talk to Gray. "Either they don't understand the damage they're doing to their own country, in which case they are simply stupid, or they understand everything, in which case they are unsafe and corrupt".

It seems like every day there is a new accusation of a scandal developing within Donald Trump's presidency.

Trump has rejected the criticism, claiming he has the "absolute right" to share intelligence with Russian Federation so as to encourage Moscow step up their fight against terrorism.

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