That choice of words was inflammatory, or would normally be considered so if from another source or directed at anyone else. In this case, it was a Harvard professor and the target, so to speak, was Donald Trump. You can watch here. He used the metaphor extensively, as Mediaite‘s Aidan McLaughlin noted.
In an otherwise good interview I made a terrible word choice, saying an impeachment “bullet” can only be “shot once” so one must “shoot to kill.” I wasn’t speaking literally, but as one who works hard to reduce gun violence this was just inexcusable. I’m very sorry. https://t.co/CIB0NtWiW7— Laurence Tribe (@tribelaw) May 22, 2018
Any Democrat mentioning the word “impeachment” on the campaign trail should have their campaign funds pulled by the Democratic Party. https://t.co/qcRAZ0RRb4— Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) February 11, 2018
I think you misread my intent. It is not whether he should be impeached. It is how Democrats best run their campaigns in 2018 to finally be in a position to aggressively check his undemocratic impulses. https://t.co/oQOo01T1EF — Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) February 12, 2018
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The House of Representatives rejected an effort to impeach President Trump earlier today, though House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer seemed to imply they might revisit this motion in the future. Congressman Al Green (D-TX) regularly calls for Trump’s removal from office, and on Wednesday, he presented the House with two articles of impeachment against the president. Despite the fact that Green was able to force a vote on a procedural measure, the resolution ultimately failed before a broad bipartisan majority. Pelosi and Hoyer sided with Republicans in a 364-58 decision to table Green’s articles. The two released a joint announcement to explain their decision, Continue reading "Amid (Failed) New Push to Impeach Trump, Nancy Pelosi States: ‘Now Is Not the Time’"
"He has harmed the society of the United States. Brought shame and dishonor to the office of President of the United States." – @RepAlGreen presents Articles of Impeachment against President Trump. pic.twitter.com/GZTooBOUSR— CSPAN (@cspan) December 6, 2017
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