If we invoke the 25th. Amendment, Mike Pence instantly becomes President. If someone employs the more Shakespearean solution - same result. With Trump, it all came down to "competence." He had none. But, Mike Pence does. He is a thousand times more dangerous than Trump. He wants a one-party theocracy.
Those who defend and support treason, regardless of their reasons for supporting it, are guilty of aiding and abetting treason.
Both Clinton and Biden have since, apologized for their votes for H.J. Res. 114 because they did not think at the time that President Bush would use it as an excuse to invade Iraq. The irony is that now the vote is being used against President Obama's vice president in the same manner he used it against his 2008 primary opponent.
The imperfections of a democracy tend to be known to all who participate in it and more often than not, disregard those little imperfections because they are constantly hit with a barrage of rhetoric to confuse and conquer.
Impeachment is a necessary tool to prevent a corrupt autocrat who wields power over the country, from taking even worse actions in the future, whether it's Trump or a future president. If there are no boundaries now, there may not be any left in the future when they're even more desperately needed.
Ivanka Trump will be heading up the #JustMe movement which will be dedicated to people having a safe space to unite and share their stories about the abuse that Donald Trump has suffered.
After having to cave, how small does Trump look now to his rabid cult (at least his tiny fingers now look proportionate to them)? Trump failed and was beaten by a woman which to misogynist believers in Trump, is a double whammy.
We will likely see the largest and most diverse field of Democrats running for the presidential nomination. Here is our Way Too Early List of which Democrats may be more or less likely to win the 2020 nomination and why.
For a little perspective on 2018, we invite you to take a stroll back through some of the events of this year through a gallery of graphics that were on PlanetPOV. Enjoy!
If Trump can't be removed from office through impeachment, can't or won't be indicted and won't voluntarily leave the White House even after he's proven to have committed federal crimes...can he be leveraged to resign? The answer to that may be yes.