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CONGRESSMAN: HOUSE WOULD VOTE TO IMPEACH
WND ^ | 6-17-14 | BOB UNRUH

Posted on 06/18/2014 7:31:12 PM PDT by kingattax

Another member of the U.S. House has joined the conversation about the possibility of impeaching President Obama for illegal activities, confirming his colleagues probably would vote for the move.

The comments come from Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Pa., in an interview with radio host Gary Sutton.

“We have a president who has taken this to a new level. And it’s put us in a real … position where he’s just absolutely ignoring the Constitution, ignoring the laws, ignoring the checks and balances,” he said.

“The problem is, what do you do? … For those who say impeach him for breaking the laws or not enforcing the laws, you know. Could that pass, in the House? It probably, it probably could. Are the majority of American people in favor of impeaching President Obama? I’m not sure,” he said.

He cited the recent primary election loss for House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va.

“I think what happened in Virginia is what you’re going to start seeing around the country. … They’re going to look at their specific member of Congress and their own U.S. senator. If they don’t feel you’re standing up for them, they’re going to throw you out and they’re going to send somebody else there.”

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cuff the clowns and close down the circus.
1 posted on 06/18/2014 7:31:12 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax
Hold your fire until November. Impeachment by the House requires a trial in the Senate to remove the SOB from office.

It is coming, but hang on.

2 posted on 06/18/2014 7:33:46 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: Race is his cover...jihad is his game.)
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To: RoosterRedux

Yes. Impeach him. But that does not remove him from office.


3 posted on 06/18/2014 7:35:49 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: kingattax

Resign is fine, sooner the better.


4 posted on 06/18/2014 7:36:00 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: RoosterRedux

Right. Integrity and the rule of law be damned.


5 posted on 06/18/2014 7:36:22 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: kingattax
Are the majority of American people in favor of impeaching President Obama? I’m not sure,” he said.

The American people want you asshats that we sent to DC to take care of business? It seems that none of you are doing that, from the fearless golfer on down to the lowliest congressman. Get real man...... Do the damn job that you were sent there to do..

6 posted on 06/18/2014 7:37:02 PM PDT by eeriegeno (<p>)
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To: kingattax

They won’t impeach.

Congress protects Obama to protect THEMSELVES.


7 posted on 06/18/2014 7:37:32 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: kingattax

The main obstacle to Impeaching Obama is the cowardliness of the Republican House Members to vote Boehner out as Speaker.

With Boehner just a regular House Member, Obama could be Impeached before Labor Day.

With Boehner as Speaker, Obama will continue to “Fundamentally transform the United States of America,” and enjoy every minute of it.


8 posted on 06/18/2014 7:38:31 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: kingattax
Are the majority of American people in favor of impeaching President Obama?

Many have not been paying attention and some are in denial. If the substantial number of charges are laid out, clearly supported and made public, there is no question IMO that a majority in America will support impeachment and removal.

9 posted on 06/18/2014 7:38:50 PM PDT by frog in a pot
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To: RoosterRedux

if articles of impeachment are filed and pass, and there is a trial in the senate, just make sure that chester trent lott isn’t involved in setting the rules for the trial.


10 posted on 06/18/2014 7:39:09 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: kingattax

Yes, let us begin to seriously talk about it. There is so much to be deliberated, and from so very many perspectives. Let’s do talk (loudly) on the topic. But first order of business, offload certain RINOs who would prevent this “Impeachment Party” from ever getting started. We must replace Boehner and Kevin McCarthy if he is chosen to replace Cantor. I am almost preferring to absorb a loss with McConnell this fall, just to sweep him off the decks once and for all.


11 posted on 06/18/2014 7:39:40 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: kingattax

If they only had a backbone.


12 posted on 06/18/2014 7:40:02 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas' Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: don-o
What's your point, Don-O?

Musn't we use strategy to remove the abomination?

Only the Senate can remove him from office...and for that we will need a 2/3 vote in said Senate.

13 posted on 06/18/2014 7:42:13 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: Race is his cover...jihad is his game.)
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To: lee martell

regarding a loss for ‘mighty mitch’, if the RATS lose the senate, more and more people are in agreement with you.

crybaby and mitch - OUT


14 posted on 06/18/2014 7:43:26 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: RoosterRedux

Even if Repubs took the Senate, there are so many RINOs out there now I doubt they would get anything accomplished and we’ll have this jackass for another 2 years until the Hillary/Warren administration takes over in 2017 which will be like nuking the Titanic while it’s sinking.


15 posted on 06/18/2014 7:44:06 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: gusopol3
Obama will never resign.

He is a skunk (apologies to skunks). He will have to be dragged from the WH.

16 posted on 06/18/2014 7:44:14 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: Race is his cover...jihad is his game.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Maybe.

But as we all remember from the Nixon trial...these things develop a momentum of their own.

Obama is far worse than Nixon, but is protected by the issue of Racism.

This is virgin territory. Let's see what happens.

17 posted on 06/18/2014 7:46:57 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: Race is his cover...jihad is his game.)
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To: kingattax

Woulda Coulda Shoulda

Do it or STFU.


18 posted on 06/18/2014 7:52:44 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: kingattax
I have listened to what people would do my entire life. Whatever.
19 posted on 06/18/2014 7:55:55 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?s)
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To: P.O.E.; Nextrush; Daveinyork; carriage_hill

PA ping.

Gary Sutton hosts a conservative talk radio program 9 AM - Noon on Cumulus station WSBA 910 AM.


20 posted on 06/18/2014 7:56:00 PM PDT by lightman (O Lord, save Thy people and bless Thine inheritance, giving to Thy Church vict'ry o'er Her enemies.)
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To: kingattax

yep, going to have to wait after the election in Nov. and the cleaning of the Senate

Article 1, Section 3, clause 6: The Senate shall have the sole Power to try all Impeachments. When sitting for that Purpose, they shall be on Oath or Affirmation. When the President of the United States is tried, the Chief Justice shall preside: And no Person shall be convicted without the Concurrence of two thirds of the Members present.

7: Judgment in Cases of impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from Office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any Office of honor, Trust or Profit under the United States: but the Party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and subject to Indictment, Trial, Judgment and Punishment, according to Law.


21 posted on 06/18/2014 8:00:52 PM PDT by marsh2
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To: marsh2

Don’t need to wait. If the impeachment articles pass the house the senate had to hold the trial.

The area which is problematic is the two third vote to remove. Even with a repubs majority the thirds will be very difficult.

But let’s get started.


22 posted on 06/18/2014 8:03:57 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Taliban, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: morphing libertarian

With a big enough public outcry, the Democrats will vote to impeach him to clean the slate before 2016. Easier for another Den to run cleanly.


23 posted on 06/18/2014 8:23:57 PM PDT by struggle
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To: kingattax

Yada, yada. They have proved they don’t have the guts to follow through. They don’t even have the guts not to cave at every little dictate from Prez Stompy Feet.


24 posted on 06/18/2014 8:25:19 PM PDT by bgill
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To: struggle

Possible

I think public opinion has turned


25 posted on 06/18/2014 8:30:36 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Taliban, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: kingattax
CONGRESSMAN: HOUSE WOULD VOTE TO IMPEACH

Big mistake.
Impeaching Hussein would instantly convert the victimizer into the victim, rallying his zero information "gimme" voting base.

Eric Holder, on the other hand...?
A slam dunk!

26 posted on 06/18/2014 8:30:44 PM PDT by publius911 ( Politicians come and go... but the (union) bureaucracy lives and grows forever.)
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To: publius911

2. 4. 1


27 posted on 06/18/2014 8:31:40 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Taliban, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: kingattax
"Another member of the U.S. House has joined the conversation about the possibility of impeaching President Obama for illegal activities..."

Blah blah blah... they will never do it. There is nothing... NOTHING obongo could do to cause enough republicans to band together and impeach him.

28 posted on 06/18/2014 8:36:47 PM PDT by GregoTX (Remember the Alamo)
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To: kingattax
Stop with the Politically Correct BS and file charges. Image and video hosting by TinyPic
29 posted on 06/18/2014 8:38:22 PM PDT by MtnMan101
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To: kingattax

Don’t talk about it just do it.

I don’t care if the senate does not go along. Sometimes you do the right thing even if you lose in the end.

Doing right is never wrong.


30 posted on 06/18/2014 8:39:46 PM PDT by bobo1 (progressives=commies/fascists)
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To: kingattax

We need a big flag with a picture of a juicy Georgia Peach. There is a sticker on the Peach with the gothic cap.letter ‘M’. This is on everybody’s mind more and more each day, each hour. You don’t even have to put your conservative life in danger by printing who the subject is. Impeach? Impeach Who....Who else other than Obumbles.


31 posted on 06/18/2014 8:46:47 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: kingattax

This next election cycle should be interesting. How would you like to be the Democratic candidate and be being asked “Would you vote in favor of the impeachment of President Obama?” The question is more damaging than the answer.


32 posted on 06/18/2014 8:48:23 PM PDT by cornfedcowboy
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To: morphing libertarian

I think the tipping point was the Bergdahl/ Taliban Five lunancy. Added to everything else, it was just too much to be brushed off as Faux News follies, even for many of the Obots.


33 posted on 06/18/2014 8:50:29 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: lee martell

Most likely


34 posted on 06/18/2014 8:52:08 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Taliban, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: lee martell
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35 posted on 06/18/2014 8:58:05 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: lightman

So what....why all this hype?????

I guess its a ploy to get people to support GOPe candidates for this year’s elections especially the US Senate to promote the idea that there may be a vote to impeach him and then votes to convict him in some Senate trial.

Two political parties (D and R) are moving this country in the same direction with more spending, ever increasing debt, new taxes and plans for more of the same in the future.

Bipartisan Uniparty government with European style austerity measures to please creditors lies underneath all the political noise coming out of Washington and airing on radio talk shows.


36 posted on 06/18/2014 8:58:54 PM PDT by Nextrush (OBAMACARE IS A BAILOUT FOR THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY)
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To: RoosterRedux

I don’t know. Impeachment is a political process not a criminal one. I am not sure 2/3 of the Senate would vote to make Joey Biden POTUS.


37 posted on 06/18/2014 8:59:52 PM PDT by HapaxLegamenon
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To: kingattax

EXACTLY!! ding, ding, ding!
M-Peach! Hieroglyphics can be fun.


38 posted on 06/18/2014 9:34:43 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: RoosterRedux

Never was a Senate trial.. He resigned when confronted by Senators from both parties who told him face to face that the votes were there to convict if he was impeached.


39 posted on 06/18/2014 9:40:41 PM PDT by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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To: kingattax

40 posted on 06/18/2014 10:50:44 PM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: kingattax

Obama protected himself from an impeachment leading to removal by tapping Joe Biden as his VP. This guy isn’t stupid. If you think Biden wasn’t picked for that reason alone, why was he? Certainly not for his intelligence...


41 posted on 06/19/2014 12:45:22 AM PDT by Hambone02
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To: eyedigress

I know. Freakin’ slackers.


42 posted on 06/19/2014 12:55:17 AM PDT by kelly4c (http://www.freerepublic.com/perl/post?id=2900389%2C41#help)
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To: kingattax
Impeaching him is only theater unless there are 67 votes in the Senate.

And guess who will be reviewing the production? Yep. The MSM!

As long as the MSM retains its hold on the low-information pukes, impeachment without two thirds of the Senate is likely a bad idea.

43 posted on 06/19/2014 1:01:15 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Hambone02
Obama protected himself from an impeachment leading to removal by tapping Joe Biden as his VP. This guy isn’t stupid. If you think Biden wasn’t picked for that reason alone, why was he? Certainly not for his intelligence...

Slow Joe is way smarter than the Chief. Not saying much!

Fact is, if we had the resources to oust Obsma, there would be no reason not to oust Biden shortly thereafter, and swear in President Boehner (retch!). But we don't. So, it just a Gedankenexperiment.

44 posted on 06/19/2014 1:06:46 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: lightman
PA Ping!

If you see posts of interest to Pennsylvanians, please ping me.

Thanks!

Thanks lightman for the heads up

45 posted on 06/19/2014 2:44:06 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: frog in a pot

“If the substantial number of charges are laid out, clearly supported and made public, there is no question IMO that a majority in America will support impeachment and removal.”

Ninety-eight percent of blacks will never support Hussein’s impeachment. And please don’t expect them to make logical decisions based on information (”substantial number of charges”). Ditto for 50% of Hispanics. And there are the yellow dog dems who are ignorant and glory in their ignorance.


46 posted on 06/19/2014 2:56:33 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: Beowulf9

Correct. House = indict, Senate = trial, Chief Justice presiding.

You may get the indictment, but you will never get a conviction out of the Senate because of McConnell, Graham, McCain, Alexander, et al.


47 posted on 06/19/2014 2:58:27 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Hambone02

I’d take Stupid Joe over Evil Obama any damn day.


48 posted on 06/19/2014 2:58:45 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: Hambone02

Rock and a hard place here. Even if you indicted them both, you’d be left with Boehner if they are convicted in the Senate. Just damn!


49 posted on 06/19/2014 2:59:37 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Cen-Tejas

Right, Senate hearing not trial.


50 posted on 06/19/2014 4:07:59 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: Race is his cover...jihad is his game.)
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