Meanwhile, almost 9 in 10 Republicans oppose impeachment, with 78 percent strongly opposed. "That was the third article of the Nixon impeachment". The report then details how Trump attempted to cover up the episode. But the report found McGahn was prepared to resign instead of following through with the request. McGahn told the special counsel the president called him twice, saying "Mueller has to go".
Trump has repeatedly denounced the Mueller investigation, both as it was taking place and since, calling the matter a "witch hunt" and allegations of collusion a "hoax".
A new poll shows a majority of Americans consider the Mueller probe to be even-handed - and just shy of a majority believe the president obstructed justice. Stunningly, three in ten Americans (31%) say it does. Many said they expected Mueller's investigation would show that Trump worked with Russian Federation to get elected.
A just-released Washington Post poll is devastating for President Donald Trump - but also for American justice and democracy. For that reason, investigations did not offer a conclusion as to whether the president's actions constituted obstruction.
"When the president asks his former adviser and my former colleague K.T. McFarland to write an untruthful letter to the file knowing the government would subpoena it, that's obstruction of justice", Napolitano said in his video.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren says President Trump must be impeached.
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The evidence we obtained about the President's actions and intent presents hard issues that would need to be resolved if we were making a traditional prosecutorial judgment, At the same time, if we had confidence after a thorough investigation of the facts that the president clearly did not commit obstruction of justice we would so state. The split is stark between parties, of course: 62% of Democrats like the idea (53% of them strongly), while 87% of Republicans oppose the idea (78% strongly).
Admittedly, it's hard to keep up with all of the unethical behavior at the White House, but you may recall that the Trump administration was caught overriding security clearance rejections for dozens of individuals who shouldn't have been granted this privilege. This finding masks lopsided opinions among partisans.
But in Tuesday's interview, Trump asserted that Democrats should be pleased with the testimony from aides to federal investigators during the almost two-year investigation into Russion interference in the 2016 election and whether Trump obstructed justice. His approval ratings in polls dropped into the 20 percent range.
Accordingly, Judiciary Chair Jerry Nadler has subpoenaed Attorney General William Barr to receive the Mueller report in full. Among those whose views have changed, 23 percent say they view the administration more negatively while 11 percent view it more positively.
But Trump has increasingly accused Democrats of conducting the Russian Federation investigation for purely political purposes ahead of the 2020 election. In connection with that analysis, we addressed the factual question whether members of the Trump Campaign "coordinat [ed]" - a term that appears in the appointment order - with Russian election interference activities.
Laurence Tribe, a constitutional law professor at Harvard who has been critical of Trump, said the USA founding fathers had considered but ultimately scrapped the idea of allowing the Supreme Court to have any role in the impeachment process.