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Old October 20th, 2017, 02:52 PM   #1
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Will this work?

"Washington (CNN)Democratic mega-donor and billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer is spending what an aide says is "well over $10 million" on a national TV ad campaign Friday calling for President Donald Trump's impeachment.
The campaign is a bid by Steyer -- who has not ruled out a run for office himself -- to "demand that elected officials take a stand" on an issue Democratic leaders have so far largely avoided. "


Tom Steyer backs $10 million campaign to impeach Trump - CNNPolitics

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Old October 20th, 2017, 04:00 PM   #2
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"Washington (CNN)Democratic mega-donor and billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer is spending what an aide says is "well over $10 million" on a national TV ad campaign Friday calling for President Donald Trump's impeachment.
The campaign is a bid by Steyer -- who has not ruled out a run for office himself -- to "demand that elected officials take a stand" on an issue Democratic leaders have so far largely avoided. "


Tom Steyer backs $10 million campaign to impeach Trump - CNNPolitics

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I don't believe it will. In order to impeach a president an indictment has to be leveled by a legislative body. To my understanding for that to work it requires a legislative supermajority.

I don't think 10 million dollars will achieve that.
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Old October 20th, 2017, 08:49 PM   #3
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$10M to EACH Repub Rep's reelection campaign might do it. lol
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Old October 23rd, 2017, 07:34 AM   #4
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"Washington (CNN)Democratic mega-donor and billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer is spending what an aide says is "well over $10 million" on a national TV ad campaign Friday calling for President Donald Trump's impeachment.
The campaign is a bid by Steyer -- who has not ruled out a run for office himself -- to "demand that elected officials take a stand" on an issue Democratic leaders have so far largely avoided. "


Tom Steyer backs $10 million campaign to impeach Trump - CNNPolitics

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If the funds were used to motivate voters to call their representatives to demand action on impeaching the BLOTUS it might have some impact but I don't expect that will work.

However Congress critters are far more likely to be swayed by donations to their reelection campaigns. In which case it would require considerably more than a measly $10 million.

Personally I think that the 25th Amendment is a better route than impeachment.
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Old October 23rd, 2017, 08:04 AM   #5
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If the funds were used to motivate voters to call their representatives to demand action on impeaching the BLOTUS it might have some impact but I don't expect that will work.

However Congress critters are far more likely to be swayed by donations to their reelection campaigns. In which case it would require considerably more than a measly $10 million.

Personally I think that the 25th Amendment is a better route than impeachment.
I agree on the 25th as the needed data is already in place, unfortunately as you indicated our Congress is too corrupt and incompetent to do so.
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Old October 25th, 2017, 10:18 AM   #6
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If the funds were used to motivate voters to call their representatives to demand action on impeaching the BLOTUS it might have some impact but I don't expect that will work.

However Congress critters are far more likely to be swayed by donations to their reelection campaigns. In which case it would require considerably more than a measly $10 million.

Personally I think that the 25th Amendment is a better route than impeachment.
The problem with the 25th is that all Trump needs to do is show up at a cabinet meeting and say "**** you all!" to become president again. The 25th is meant for incapacitation, not removal. So unless you plan on throwing Trump in a dark hole somewhere to keep him from reasserting his authority (aka a coup) it won't do anything but get a bunch of bureaucrats fired.
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