Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.
Democrats are eager to impeach Trump.
President Obama’s former Attorney General Eric Holder and former top Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod, among others, want their liberal allies to shut up about impeaching President Trump. They fear that threats to drive the president from office will boost voter turnout – not among Democrats, as some on the left hope, but rather among Republicans.
Axelrod tweeted recently: “Dems should NOT commit to impeachment unless & until there’s a demonstrable case for one…. If we “normalize” impeachment as a political tool, it will be another hammer blow to our democracy.”
Holder tweeted in response: “Ax is exactly right. Midterms can be, among other things, a referendum on this Administration, its policies and its supporters – at federal and state levels. Midterms should not be centered around questions of impeachment.”
April 26, 2018 BY:
Allegations by a congressional candidate that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee put its thumb on the scale during a Colorado primary for its preferred candidate have reemerged after the Intercept published an audio recording of the conversation between the candidate and Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer on Thursday.
Levi Tillemann, a candidate for Colorado’s 6th Congressional District, alleged in January that Hoyer, the number two Democrat in the House, had told him during a December conversation that another candidate, attorney Jason Crow, was the choice of Hoyer and other high ranking party officials.
However, Tillemann had only said that he and his campaign manager made notes of the conversation after talking with Hoyer in a downtown Denver hotel, which…
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