Presidential candidate Joe Biden has flipped his stance on impeachment since the Clinton years. The latest statements unveiled from 1999 are yet another humiliation for head impeachment manager Adam Schiff.
In a Jan. 5, 1999, memo, Biden said, “The Senate may dismiss articles of impeachment without holding a full trial or taking new evidence. Put another way, the Constitution does not impose on the Senate the duty to hold a trial.”
The behavior of Democrats twenty years ago as opposed to their behavior now raises many questions.
Democrats’ decisions to throw precedent away will have lasting effects. The partisan divide in the nation’s capital is wider than ever.
Republicans have voted against new witnesses and Democrats have humiliated themselves.
The more worrying effect of impeachment is political fatigue. With election season entering full swing, how much more politics can Americans take?
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