The Fight for Trump’s Impeachment
Many people have been personally offended by Trump’s tweets, and especially those of recent, of which Trump has been hashing about the search for reasons to force him out of office. On October 22nd, Trump tweeted how the impeachment inquiry was lynching. “So some day, if a Democrat becomes President and the Republicans win the House, even by a tiny margin, they can impeach the President, without due process or fairness or any legal rights,” writes President Trump, “All Republicans must remember what they are witnessing here — a lynching. But we will WIN!” The comparison outraged many, who took it to be a direct adjunction to the horrific massacre of African Americans.
Trump’s position on racism has been a popular subject since he came into office, and the president’s recent tweets aren’t helping. It is believed that the slogan “Make America Great Again” references to the time of inequality between races. While Trump’s lynching tweet did distract the political parties from his possible impeachment, it didn’t last for long. Lawmakers have been meeting in a congressional secure room, known as the SCIF, most commonly held in the White House. However, the day after Trump’s tweet, House Republicans broke into the SCIF, causing a five hour delay of the meeting and outraged Democrats. While the actions of the group of Republicans violated House deposition rules and interrupted a confidential meeting, it doesn’t seem like the individuals will face court charges.