Bernie Sanders: Congress Has ‘No Choice’ on Impeachment if Trump Ignores Subpoenas

Breitbart | 5/23/2019 | Staff
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White House contender Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said Thursday that Congress will have “no choice” but to begin impeachment proceedings if President Donald Trump continues to fight subpoenas issued by House Democrats.

“It is obvious that the President is a pathological liar who does not understand the Constitution,” the self-avowed Democratic-socialist wrote on Twitter. “The fact is that if Mr. Trump continues to disregard the right of Congress to subpoena, he will leave House Members with no choice but to begin an impeachment inquiry.”

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Sanders’ comments come one day after he said “it may be time” for the House Judiciary Committee to decided whether to begin the impeachment process.

“I do understand where House members are coming from. And you’ve got this guy who is refusing to respect the Constitution, equal powers, and is rejecting requests for members of the administration to come forward,” Sanders told CNN host Jake Tapper. “So, you know, I think it may be time at least to begin the process through the Judiciary Committee to determine whether or not there are impeachment proceedings.”

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The presidential candidate’s remarks show a shift in his thinking on impeachment. Just last month, the lawmaker argued that the congressional Democrats’ intense focus on impeachment means the party is ignoring “the issues that concern ordinary Americans.”

“If for the next year, year and a half going right into the heart of the election, all that the Congress is talking about is impeaching Trump and Trump, Trump, Trump, and Mueller, Mueller, Mueller.” he said during a CNN town hall. “What I worry about is that works to Trump’s advantage.”

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