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By Don C. Brunell
Freelance Columnist 

Impeachment Aside: There's Work to be Done

 

November 7, 2019



Now that President Trump’s impeachment process is formally underway, Democrats and Republicans need to avoid becoming completely absorbed by it. They must work together on other important issues such as immigration, health care, education, infrastructure, environment and trade agreements.

Impeaching a president can be all-consuming and is polarizing. It is more prevalent today than it was prior to Richard Nixon’s presidency (1969-74). Before Nixon, only Andrew Johnson had been impeached and removed from office. That was in 1868. Johnson was found to be too lenient on the former Confeder...



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