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Law professor sees path to impeachment from Trump’s ‘sh*thole countries’ comment

Rep. Al Green might have been the first to call for another impeachment vote after reports circulated of President Trump’s alleged “shithole countries” comment in the Oval Office, but he wasn’t the only one with impeachment on his mind. Convinced that Trump’s comment was racist, Cornell law professor Josh Chafetz put together the case for impeachment of the president in a series of tweets Thursday. In my view, a constitutionally conscientious legislator could conclude that a demonstrated pattern of racist conduct by a president constituted a high crime or misdemeanor…

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Frank Luntz asks how you’d feel if someone called your hometown a s**thole, gets his answer

Count Frank Luntz among those unimpressed by President Trump’s alleged use of the word “shithole” during an Oval Office meeting about DACA, immigration, and border security. He didn’t tear up over it on air like Anderson Cooper, but still … Someone please tell me how insulting billions of people across the globe makes America great again. Teach me how you defend the indefensible, because I sure can't. https://t.co/ASRJ3SF7cZ — Frank Luntz (@FrankLuntz) January 14, 2018 And if you don’t think calling a country a “shithole” necessarily means the people are…

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