Now that Senate Democrats (joined by five Republicans) have voted to hold an impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump – who is no longer in office – the argument is being made that the same can be done to former President Barack Obama. By way of example, here are relevant excerpts from a commentary published by a popular conservative publication.
“With the Senate looking to be on the verge of starting an impeachment trial for President Trump over bogus allegations that he incited the assault on the Capitol on January 6, Democrats have established the precedent that even after a president is out of office that they must held accountable for alleged crimes committed during their presidency,” according to a commentary in PJ Media.
“’If it is a good idea to impeach and try former presidents, what about former Democratic presidents when Republicans get the majority in 2022?’ asked Senator John Cornyn as an ominous warning to Chuck Schumer. ‘Think about it and let’s do what is best for the country.’…
“So, below, I’ve compiled ten things Barack Obama could be impeached for once Republicans retake the majority in the House. [emphasis added]
For more of this commentary, please go to PJ Media.
We value free speech and commentary. Please share your opinion in the comment section. Do you believe former President Barack Obama should be impeached? Why or why not?