Third wildcat bid to Impeach Trump leaves Nancy Pelosi with egg all over her face | 7/18/2019 | Staff
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Green's actions were widely dismissed as a rogue campaign with virtually no shot at passing. And some of Green's colleagues have questioned the timing of the push. On July 24, former special counsel Robert Mueller is scheduled to deliver his long-awaited testimony before Congress, an event that some Democrats argue could lay the groundwork for the path to impeachment.

That Pelosi couldn't stop even this guy from horning in on her impeachment act sends the message that Pelosi's bid will have the same result. Not a good look for a politician who's out to play hardball with President Trump with that Mueller gambit. Up until now she's opposed impeachment bids, knowing very well that a clumsily done one could cost her control of the House in 2020, given the large numbers of red-state Democrats who are seeking to present themselves as moderates to the voters. Green is nothing if not clumsy.

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It also comes at a bad time. Pelosi's already under fire for being unable to control her "squad" faction of radical Democratic freshmen — Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib — based on the spats of the past week. In that dustup, Pelosi got labeled a "racist," and President Trump had a field day about the whole thing on Twitter. Now she can't even control Green. Can she control any faction of the Democratic Party? The whole thing calls into question her leadership. She can't seem to lead anyone.

And Green is an unusually stupid member of Congress, which means she couldn't even manipulate a fool. As I argued after his second attempt:

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I looked this guy up and nothing out there spoke well for him.

Green's been in Congress since 2005, with better than average committee attendence (the one seemingly positive thing about his record), except that it hasn't...
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