Beto O'Rourke Calls for Impeaching Trump, No More Hedging: ‘No Man… Is Above the Law'

WASHINGTON -- Beto O’Rourke now explicitly supports impeaching Donald Trump -- a stance he avoided since launching his own campaign for president.“We're finally learning the truth about this president. And yes, there has to be consequences. Yes, there has to be accountability. Yes, I think there's enough evidence now for the House of Representatives to move forward with impeachment,” he said in an interview with The Dallas Morning News. “This is our country, and this is the one chance that we get to ensure that it remains a democracy and that no man, regardless of his position, is above the law.”The direct call for impeachment marks a shift for the El Paso Democrat, who has long favored impeachment but refrained from advocating for it or even mentioning it unprompted, as he did in on Friday.Twice as a member of the House, he voted against opening impeachment proceedings.  Continue reading...

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