Guest host Alex Roarty on why Democrats should stay away from the “impeach Trump” cause.

It Might Be Tempting for Dems to Start Talking About Impeachment. But They Shouldn’t.

It Might Be Tempting for Dems to Start Talking About Impeachment. But They Shouldn’t.

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Aug. 22 2018 6:57 PM

Don’t Touch the “I” Word

Mueller’s investigation is closing in on Trump. But talk of impeachment would drive Republicans to the voting booths in November.

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Supporters listen to President Donald Trump speak at the Charleston Civic Center on Tuesday in West Virginia.

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On The Gist, guest host Alex Roarty thinks Sen. Elizabeth Warren has a way better message than simply “impeach Trump.”  

#NeverTrump Republicans are a vanishing breed. Crooked Media’s Tim Miller is one of them, and he tells Alex that the news media’s biases favor president Trump more than they weigh him down.

In the Spiel, history suggests Democrats will sweep the House in November. But don’t forget that we’re dealing with the poll-defying Donald Trump here.

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Alex Roarty is a journalist at McClatchy D.C.