Why Democrats Had to Impeach the President

Their initial plan didn’t work.

Nancy Pelosi at a January press conference. Source:

On Tuesday, House Democrats finally took the plunge and announced the beginning of an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tied the inquiry to recent revelations that the president tried to withhold military aid for Ukraine until that country investigated the family of Democratic frontrunner Joe…



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Eric Medlin

I’m a writer interested in the intersections of history, ideas, and politics. I publish every week.