Democrats largely give up on impeachment in wake of Mueller report

Democrats largely give up on impeachment in wake of Mueller report
Adam Schiff

[Ed. – Not enough. A real investigation needs to be launched into the inexcusable behavior of Democrats and their media enablers, and heads need to roll, beginning with Adam Schiff.]

House Democrats conceded Monday that the possibility of impeachment proceedings against President Trump is over, at least for now — marking a dramatic retreat in the wake of the conclusion by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III that Trump’s campaign did not conspire with Russia in the 2016 election.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and members of her leadership team agreed in a Monday night huddle that the caucus needs to stop talking about collusion with Russia because it was distracting from their legislative agenda, according to three people in the meeting or familiar with the discussion.

Notably, two Democrats in the room who brought up concerns about the nationwide focus on their high-profile probes — Rep. David N. Cicilline (D-R.I.) and House Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairwoman Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) — are from opposite sides of the caucus: one a liberal, the other from a Trump district.

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Both argued that the House needs to megaphone pocketbook issues that won them the majority.

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