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Robert Reich says Don’t Impeach Trump - Annul His Presidency

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posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 09:04 PM
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a reply to: JasonBillung

Did you just sign into your other account just to give yourself a star?
😂




posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 09:08 PM
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a reply to: MRinder

Then I hope he gets a kidney stone the size of a golf ball .



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 09:11 PM
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originally posted by: Muninn
a reply to: JasonBillung

Did you just sign into your other account just to give yourself a star?
😂

Careful , you will get an "under the bridge" reply



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 09:14 PM
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originally posted by: Gothmog

originally posted by: Muninn
a reply to: JasonBillung

Did you just sign into your other account just to give yourself a star?
😂

Careful , you will get an "under the bridge" reply


Lol, I should put on some aloe before I get scorched.
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edit on 27-8-2018 by Muninn because: (no reason given)



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 09:16 PM
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a reply to: xuenchen

Reich?

Why have I heard that before in relation to silencing those they disagree with?



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 09:18 PM
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a reply to: xuenchen

That red head is “Smoking”!



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 09:23 PM
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originally posted by: SKEPTEK
a reply to: xuenchen

Reich?

Why have I heard that before in relation to silencing those they disagree with?


He's a real swamper .....


Reich is a political commentator on programs including Erin Burnett OutFront, CNN Tonight, Anderson Cooper's AC360, Hardball with Chris Matthews, This Week with George Stephanopoulos, CNBC's Kudlow & Company, and APM's Marketplace. In 2008, Time magazine named him one of the Ten Best Cabinet Members of the century,[4] and The Wall Street Journal in 2008 placed him sixth on its list of the "Most Influential Business Thinkers".[5] He was appointed a member of President-elect Barack Obama's economic transition advisory board.

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posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 09:27 PM
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Pretty sure neither is going to happen. Not even the Democrats are that stupid.



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 09:32 PM
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originally posted by: BrianFlanders
Pretty sure neither is going to happen. Not even the Democrats are that stupid.


Hillary: hold my beer.



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 09:33 PM
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edit on 8/27/18 by Gothmog because: NVM will let the powers that be handle it



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 09:43 PM
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originally posted by: Muninn

originally posted by: BrianFlanders
Pretty sure neither is going to happen. Not even the Democrats are that stupid.


Hillary: hold my beer.


Bill: Ha ha. You go do what you do best honey, but please don't send it to Weiner"s lap top this time.



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 09:44 PM
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originally posted by: xuenchen
xSecretary of Labor Robert Reich comes up with a real lulu about what to do about Trump.

He says forget impeachment because it won't work.

His maniacal solution is to simply annul Trump's Presidency !!!! 😃😃

That way Hillary gets ushered in and all Trump's work gets taken down !!



Not only is Robert Reich a dumbass for proposing a bill of annulment, he is a dumbass for not realizing all the means to that end. If you have a supermajority vote why not go all in for a constitutional convention? With any luck, Cali would secede and we wouldnt have a democratic majority for at least 100 years.
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posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 09:49 PM
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If they should prove that Trump colluded with the Russians like the article says. Impeachment wouldn't be enough and I doubt the country would give him the option of pardoning himself by leaving his presidency legitimized.

Yeah, I read the article instead of making a conclusion based on the title like most do on here. It is a what if scenario not much else.



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 09:51 PM
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originally posted by: norhoc
a reply to: xuenchen



Who cares what that little midget has to say.


I thought this was the guy whose Poodle swallowed him.



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 10:08 PM
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originally posted by: JasonBillung

originally posted by: Muninn

originally posted by: JasonBillung

originally posted by: xuenchen

originally posted by: norhoc
a reply to: xuenchen

Who cares what that little midget has to say.


"Democrats care darlink, Democrats care"




Does it get smoky under your bridge?



A troll calling others trolls, funny.

See you in November.

Takes on to know one. See you in November. Ha ha. You know you are toast. Americans hate this Trump creature, and they will vote for anything but....
Wow, you're just not good at being trollish.

"Americans hate this Trump creature, and they will vote for anything but.....

So what did that make Hillary, if that's the case? 😉



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 10:39 PM
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Here is Reich in his own words.

Throughout, he says if. If actions that were unconstitutiional on the part of Trump's campaign,



The only way I see the end of Trump is if there’s overwhelming evidence he rigged the 2016 election. In which case impeachment isn’t an adequate remedy. His presidency should be annulled.

Let me explain.

Many people are convinced we’re already witnessing the beginning of the end of Trump.

In their view, bombshell admissions from Trump insiders with immunity from prosecution, combined with whatever evidence Robert Mueller uncovers about Trump’s obstruction of justice and his aide’s collusion with the Russians, will all tip the scales.
Democrats will take back the House and begin an impeachment, and the evidence of impeachable offenses will put enough pressure on Republican senators to send Trump packing.

I don’t believe this for a moment.

First, the Senate has never in history convicted a president of impeachment.

Second, even if Democrats flip the House in November, Republicans will almost certainly remain in control of the Senate – and so far they’ve displayed the integrity of lizards.

Third, Fox News and the rest of the right-wing sleaze media will continue to distort and cover up whatever the evidence shows – convincing 35 to 40 percent of Americans, along with most Republicans, that Trump is the innocent victim of a plot to remove him.

Finally, Trump himself will never voluntarily resign, as did Nixon. He’ll lie and claim a conspiracy to unseat him.

He’s proven himself a superb conman, an entertainer-demagogue capable of sowing so much confusion and instigating so much hate and paranoia that he has already survived outrages that would have broken any garden-variety loathsome president – Helsinki, Charlottesville, children locked in cages at the border, firings and cover-ups, racist slurs, clear corruption.

In all likelihood, we’ll have him for another two and a half years.

Don’t bet on him losing in 2020, either. A malignant bullying megalomaniac who lies like most people breathe, and who’s able to suck the oxygen out of every news cycle, might well pulverize any Democratic opponent.

Even if he loses in 2020, we’ll be fortunate if he concedes without being literally carried out of the Oval Office amid the stirrings of civil insurgency.

Oh, and let me remind you that even if he’s impeached, we’d still have his loathsome administration – Pence on down.

But lest you fall into a miasma of gloom, there’s another scenario – unlikely, but entirely possible.

Suppose, just suppose, Robert Mueller finds overwhelming and indisputable evidence that Trump conspired with Putin to rig the 2016 election, and the rigging determined the election’s outcome.

In other words, Trump’s presidency is not authorized under the United States Constitution.

Suppose these findings are so compelling that even Trump loyalists desert him, the Republican Party decides it has had enough, and Fox News calls for his impeachment.

What then? Impeachment isn’t enough.

Impeachment would remedy Trump’s “high crimes and misdemeanors.” But impeachment would not remedy Trump’s unconstitutional presidency because it would leave in place his vice president, White House staff and Cabinet, as well as all the executive orders he issued and all the legislation he signed, and the official record of his presidency.

The only response to an unconstitutional presidency is to annul it. Annulment would repeal all of it – recognizing that such appointments, orders, rules, and records were made without constitutional authority.
The Constitution does not specifically provide for annulment of an unconstitutional presidency. But read as a whole, the Constitution leads to the logical conclusion that annulment is the appropriate remedy for one.

After all, the Supreme Court declares legislation that doesn’t comport with the Constitution to be null and void, as if it had never been passed.

It would logically follow that the Court could declare all legislation and executive actions of a presidency unauthorized by the Constitution to be null and void, as if Trump had never been elected. (Clearly, any Trump appointee to the Court would have to recuse himself from any such decision.)

The Constitution also gives Congress and the states the power to amend the Constitution, thereby annulling or altering whatever provisions came before. Here, too, it would logically follow that Congress and the states could, through amendment, annul a presidency they determine to be unconstitutional.

After the Trump administration was annulled, the Speaker of the House (third in the order of presidential succession) would take over the presidency until a special election.


As I’ve said, my betting is Trump remains president at least through 2020 – absent compelling and indisputable evidence he rigged the 2016 election.

But if such evidence comes forth, impeachment isn’t an adequate remedy because even if Trump is removed, his presidency – all that he and his administration did when he occupied office – would be constitutionally illegitimate.

It should be annulled.



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 10:41 PM
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a reply to: Grimpachi

Thank you Grimpachi for being astute.



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 10:45 PM
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originally posted by: Alien Abduct

originally posted by: MRinder
a reply to: xuenchen

I dare them to annul his presidency. It would be interesting to see the reaction from Trump supporters.


Trust me if that happened, your thoughts wouldn't be "well this is interesting" as the scenario played out in reality.


Damn straight, friend.



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 10:47 PM
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originally posted by: burntheships
a reply to: xuenchen

Is he friends with Lanny Davis, the Clinton buddy who just
was caught lying to the press twice about Trump?

Is he friends with Hillary and Bill, and Pelosi?

Amazing how people will still stick their neck out
for the worst candidate ever, HRC. Loser tears, drowning
the Dems in sorrow....LOL!



Talk about dropping the baby...



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 10:48 PM
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Is it something that can be done?

Is there a way to annul Trump?




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