Trey Gowdy Went On Fox News And Exposed Dems Plan To Remove Trump
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Former South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy went on national television this week and exposed Democrats plan to remove President Donald Trump.
During an appearance on Fox News, Gowdy went after House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler for trying to have it both ways on impeachment.
In public, Nadler has danced around whether Democrats have officially done anything to begin impeachment proceedings.
But in private, Nadler filed a motion with a district court stating that a judge should compel former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify because the House Judiciary Committee was already in the middle of impeachment proceedings.
Gowdy told Nadler to do something or shut up about it.
“I think [the difference between formal impeachment and informal impeachment] is you wear a tuxedo instead of a Hawaiian shirt if it’s formal. I have no idea what that means. I mean, what is informal impeachment? Look, Jerry’s in a tough spot. You’ve got some really charismatic New York politicians: Alexandria [Ocasio-Cortez], Hakeem [Jefferies], Kathleen Rice — and he just ain’t one of them. And he’s going to be in trouble next election cycle, so he’s got to gin up the base,” Gowdy explained.
The former South Carolina Congressman warned that going forward with impeachment will only hurt Democrats politically going into the 2020 election.
“Either file articles of impeachment and put them on the floor of the House for a vote, or shut up,” Gowdy added. “But nobody is falling for this informal versus formal impeachment. There ain’t but one kind. Go file your articles of impeachment, put them on the floor, you’ll win in the House, you’ll lose in front of the jury, but go ahead and do it. But there’s no such thing as informal impeachment.”
Despite House Speaker Nancy Pelosi telling Nadler and Democrats to hold off on impeachment proceedings, Nadler came out last week and said they are already underway.
During an interview earlier this month on CNN's "OutFront with Erin Burnett," Nadler confirmed that his committee has officially launched “formal impeachment proceedings” into the alleged misconduct of President Donald Trump.
Nadler said people shouldn’t be “hung up on the semantics” since his committee is “investigating” the facts and evidence.
When asked specifically if his investigation could be considered “formal impeachment proceedings,” Nadler answered in the affirmative.
"This is formal impeachment proceedings. We are investigating all the evidence, we’re gathering the evidence and we will at the conclusion of this, hopefully by the end of the year, vote to, vote articles of impeachment to the House floor or we won’t," Nadler said.
Pelosi has publicly claimed that she does not want to push impeachment right now until Democrats have an "ironclad" case, but she is just as radical as Nadler and the rest of their party.
Last month, Pelosi told senior Democrats during a closed door meeting that she wants to see Trump “in prison.”
While Pelosi has been reluctant to endorse or begin impeachment, she reportedly told Democrats at this meeting that she wants to see the president go to jail.
Pelosi may eventually cave and allow House Democrats to move ahead with impeachment proceedings, but she's well-aware of the political ramifications of going down that path.