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Leid Stories—Is It Still ‘Terrorism,” Or Is It Something Else?; Lots of ‘Calling’ for Impeachment in Congress, But Few Dare Do It—12.12.17
Leid Stories had said after the Oct. 31 attack that calling these and other such acts “terrorism” is a deliberate effort by the government to deny that they really are acts of warfare.
Several members of Congress, following the hallowed tradition of laying very low on controversial issues until they sense a groundswell, are “calling” on President Donald Trump to resign. As if he’ll grant their requests. As if that’s how it gets done.
Yet when their colleague, Rep. Al Green (D-Texas), last week awaited a resolution vote on articles of impeachment that he formally introduced against Trump on Oct.11, he found himself a very lonely man. It was a crushing 364-58, with many of those “calling” for Trump’s resignation not among those approving.
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