First Republican congressman suggests Trump may have committed impeachable offense
Original story at Mother Jones• 37 mentions • 3 months ago
Mother Jones 3 months ago
For the first time, a Republican member of Congress has gone on record suggesting that one of the scandals engulfing President Donald Trump could be an impeachable offense. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) said Wednesday that if Trump did indeed ask former FBI Director James Comey to drop the bureau's investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, then that would constitute grounds for impeachment, according to the Hill's Cristina Marcos. Amash's comments follow Tuesday night's bombshell New York Times report that in a private February meeting with Comey in the Oval Office, Trump allegedly told the then-FBI chief: "I hope ...