Elie Mystal (2019-05-22). Justin Amash Is Putting the Democrats to Shame. thenation.com Justin Amash Is Putting the Democrats to Shame...

amnesty (2019-05-22). Thailand: Defamation charges used to silence dissent. amnesty.org Police have charged prominent activists Parit 'Penguin' Chiwarak, Sirawit 'Ja New' Seritiwat, and Phayaw Akkahad with defamation by publication under Article 328 of the Thai Criminal Code which carries a maximum sentence of two years in jail. The Election Commission accused the three of making defamatory speeches during a public campaign to impeach the commissioners in Bangkok, Thailand's capital city. Summoned to Phayathai Police Station on 30 April, they have denied all charges. The case appears to be politically motivated and is part of the crackdown on individuals who criticise the constitutionally independen...

Scott Ellner (2019-05-22). Impeach on the Beach. indybay.org Ocean Beach, San Francisco, near Cliff House.

RT (2019-05-22). Frustrated Democrats plan 'emergency' impeachment meeting after McGahn subpoena snub. rt.com US House Democrats are holding an emergency meeting to discuss the pressure to move forward with the impeachment of President Donald Trump — even though the special counsel and other investigations have failed to produce a crime.

Tom Engelhardt (2019-05-21). Election-meddling follies, 1945-2019. nationofchange.org In this country, reactions to the Mueller report have been | all-American beyond belief. Let's face it, when it comes to election | meddling, it's been me, me, me, 24/7 here. Yes, in some fashion some set | of Russians meddled in the last election campaign, whether it was, as | Jared Kushner improbably claimed, | "a couple of Facebook ads" or, as the Mueller report described it, "the | Russian government interfer[ing]... in sweeping and systematic | fashion." | But let me mention just a few of...

John Nichols (2019-05-21). Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Call for an Impeachment Inquiry. thenation.com Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Call for an Impeachment Inquiry...

Tom H. Hastings (2019-05-21). Iran wags impeachment dog. nationofchange.org Trump is blustering at Iran and to the world that we might just need to crush that pipsqueak terror country. Um...it took nine years to invade, occupy, and finally limp out of Iraq, 288,000 Iraqi and American deaths later. Iraq is a third the population of Iran. War there would be many times more destructive, just when we ...

John Wojcik, Mark Gruenberg (2019-05-21). Subpoena war rages, Democratic leaders call for impeachment inquiry. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Leading Democrats used a meeting of their party's leadership team last night to push Speaker Nancy Pelosi to allow the House Judiciary Committee to begin an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. One of their main arguments, according to various media reports, was that it will allow them to obtain documents and testimony the president ...

RT (2019-05-21). Democrats call for Trump impeachment as former White House counsel skips hearing. rt.com House Democrats are once again calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, after he blocked former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying about the 'Russiagate' probe. |

Ilana Novick (2019-05-21). Democrats in House Leadership Rebel Against Pelosi on Impeachment. truthdig.com At the Time 100 Summit in April, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., played down speculation that the Democratic caucus was divided over whether President Trump should face impeachment proceedings. According to Roll Call, when asked whether support for impeachment was growing among House Democrats, Pelosi answered, "You would think so as far as how it is amplified, but I don't think it's a gro...

Jake Johnson, staff writer (2019-05-21). 'The Dam Is Breaking': Progressives Say Pelosi 'Running Out of Excuses' Not to Impeach Trump. commondreams.org "The drum is beating," said Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Tuesday, "and it is getting louder." | https://www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/pelosi_3.jpg...

Staff (2019-05-21). Russians Have Meddled in 36 Elections. The US Has Meddled in 81. truthout.org In this country, reactions to the Mueller report have been all-American beyond belief. Let's face it, when it comes to election meddling, it's been me, me, me, 24/7 here. Yes, in some fashion some set of Russians meddled in the last election campaign, whether it was, as Jared Kushner improbably claimed, "a couple of Facebook ads" or, as the Mueller report described it, "the Russian government interfer[ing]... in sweeping and systematic fashion." | But let me mention just a few of the things th...

teleSUR (2019-05-21). Ocasio-Cortez: 'Time to Open Impeachment Inquiry Against Trump'. telesurenglish.net U.S. Democratic Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez said on Tuesday it is time for Democratic leaders to allow an impeachment process to start against President Donald Trump, saying the administration's obstruction of lawmakers' oversight efforts gives them no choice. | RELATED: | Chomsky: Fixation on Russia May Have Handed Trump a 2020 Win | House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has so far resisted calls for Democrats to launch impeachment proceedings, instead backing continued investiga...

Bill Blum (2019-05-21). Why Are Democrats So Scared of Impeachment? commondreams.org Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. "Given the president's thoroughgoing corruption and reckless disregard for the rule of law, " writes Blum, "impeachment is imperative." (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) | https://www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/pelosi_schumer_1_0.jpeg...

Tom Engelhardt (2019-05-21). Don't Let Russiagate Fool You—America Is Still the Ultimate Election-Meddler. thenation.com Don't Let Russiagate Fool You—America Is Still the Ultimate Election-Meddler...

Mehdi Hasan (2019-05-20). Republican Justin Amash Gets What Top Democrats Don't — It's Time to Impeach Trump. theintercept.com Amash is the first Republican in Congress to call for impeachment. More Democrats, such as Nancy Pelosi, should be willing to say the same.

John Nichols (2019-05-20). Republican Congressman Justin Amash Breaks Party Ranks to Call Trump's Conduct Impeachable. thenation.com Republican Congressman Justin Amash Breaks Party Ranks to Call Trump's Conduct Impeachable...

RT (2019-05-20). 'Coordinated anti-Trump campaign' on Instagram found by data analytics firm. rt.com Italian researchers have uncovered what they called a "coordinated social media operation"on Instagram intended to undermine US President Donald Trump, with many identical posts using hashtags like #ihatetrump and #ImpeachTrump.

Ruth Conniff (2019-05-09). Trump's Contempt for Democracy is Pushing Congress Toward Impeachment. progressive.org Politically, it might make more sense to focus on the next election, but Constitutionally, Democrats in Congress have no choice but to go after Trump now.

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