Skip to comments.GOP's Darrell Issa: "Not a Chance" We'll Impeach Obama (Issa gives in as Pence vows "no compromise")
Posted on 10/22/2010 6:07:06 PM PDT by rabscuttle385
California Republican Rep. Darrell Issa, who will run the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee if Republicans take over the House, is promising that he and his party will not move to impeach President Obama - at least as things now stand.
"Not a chance at this point. I don't see it happening," Issa said in an interview with Bloomberg's "Political Capital" that will air over the weekend and was reported by The Hill.
"Look, disagreeing with the president -- the president using his authority, maybe even misusing it -- that's not what impeachment's for," Issa added. "Do we have disagreements? Yes. Do we want to see that the president strictly adheres to process? Yes."
And Issa is vowing not to investigate alleged White House job offers to clear the field for its preferred Democratic candidates in primaries, an issue he pushed hard in the past. He said the practice also went on under President Bush and while it is not impeachable, it needs to stop.
Another top Republican, Rep. Mike Pence, says his party isn't interested in compromise if it takes the House.
"Look, there will be no compromise on stopping runaway spending, deficits and debt. There will be no compromise on repealing Obamacare. There will be no compromise on stopping Democrats from growing government and raising taxes," he told radio host Hugh Hewitt last night. "And if I haven't been clear enough yet, let me say again: No compromise."
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Out with those varmints...new leadership in January.
But Eric Holder is another story...
I believe they tried that with the rapist, Clinton. He stayed. No thanks.
There’s no point in attempting to impeach him if they simply don’t have the numbers. Besides, impeachment isn’t enough if you can’t get a conviction.
Talking about impeaching him now will bring democrats running to the polls.
prob better to keep Zero in office.
1. probably can not impeach and convict, so much time and political capital is wasted.
2. Zero the clown president will be much easier to run against. Getting rid of Zero clears the deck for Hillary.
Yup. Repubs would have egg on their face.
Footnote to Al and Jesse - you two clowns are hosed.
We wouldn’t have the numbers, so why look like fools.
I agree BUT I suspect that Zero himself may be behind the leaking of the classified war documents. I doubt there is any paper trail but we all know he hates America and he hates our Military. It’s a twofer.
Geez, some of them are caving in already.
Ditch Bonhner and replace with Pence.
No compromise. The Dim/Commies didn’t; why should we?
"Not a chance at this point. I don't see it happening," Issa said
Well, we see that Issa qualified his words. Impeachment would depend what you find out - right Issa?
What does the “No compromise” Pence spoke about have to do with impeachment or Issa giving in?
I agree 100%. Holder has committed many crimes, by commission and omission, as AG, and need to be held accountable ASAP.
Bet that'd catch Obama's attention ~ once he has one of his smarter staffers read the brief on the way the Senate of Venice removed a worthless Doge.
Good, there is no need to impeach him. Republicans are about to get control of the budget, stay on task, and they’ll get to reduce spending.
I think that it would be better to leave Obama as a ‘lame duck’ and override any vetoes he makes.
Impeachment, at this point, would just seem to be too much like ‘grand standing’.
“I suspect that Zero himself may be behind the leaking of the classified war documents. I doubt there is any paper trail but we all know he hates America and he hates our Military.”
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