I am writing to call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. We are watching our constitutional due process, and the rule of law, being dismantled by a president interested only in expanding his own power and personal wealth.

We are like the frog in a pot being gradually boiled to death with every new falsehood, every new insult to our intelligence, every conflict of interest, every obstruction of justice in plain sight. Each time, we hear a few voices of protest, soon drowned out by the next scandal-du-jour.

With the release of the Mueller report, the executive branch of our government has now finished investigating itself, and Trump's appointee has told us that it says "no collusion, no obstruction of justice." This is clearly not true, and now it is time to start impeachment proceedings. It's the only way to remove a president, and only Congress can do it.

We are frogs in a cauldron, it's getting really hot, and our politicians are thinking, "If I do something about this now, it might affect my reelection chances."

Should Trump be voted out in 2020, according to Michael Cohen, his lawyer for 10 years, "There will never be a peaceful transition of power." President Trump says, "I have the tough people, but they don't play it tough — until they go to a certain point, and then it would be very bad, very bad."

Citizens, legislators, newspaper editors: Now is the time to demand impeachment.

JOSEPH STEVENSON

Astoria

(4) comments

RittaLynn Kloss

I may not like everything Trump does privately or in his business, however, all the good things he has brought to our country; jobs, better economy, help for our vets and active duty military, etc etc etc needs to be commended and allow him to continue "fixing" all the negatives that Obama created for our country.

amber cowan

All the good things?
What, exactly?
Prescription drug prices are higher than ever before?
I have market place insurance I pay $100/month and my meds are still FOUR HUNDRED DOLLARS A MONTH

Or log prices DOWN so much loggers are having days off?
Prices are down $390 PER LOAD. First time in 7 years that I know of!

If the economy is SO AWESOME, why do 78% of full time workers, don't have $400 in savings,and are living pay check to pay check?
If the economy is so awesome WHY IS EVERYONE BROKE?

So much winning here, we both work full time but don't make enough to buy 350,000 house? Cuz thr payment would be 2,000 a month
These things may not be ALL trumps fault but u know what?
HES NOT HELPING
Maybe he'll tank the whole economy and we will be able to buy a house where we grew up.
But I won't hold my breath!

william furnish

THEIR, THEY'RE!

Miller Sands

HERE HERE!!

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