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Opinion | Acquit Trump of both impeachment articles

Opinion | Acquit Trump of both impeachment articles

By Hayden Timmins, Staff Columnist

January 22, 2020

Removal would create a precedence of impeaching and removing presidents based on miniscule evidence at best and pure speculation and deliberate misinterpretations of law at worst.

Trump’s Pittsburgh speech draws protesters Downtown

Demonstrators gathered outside the David L. Lawrence Convention Center to protest President Donald Trump, who visited Pittsburgh to speak at the annual Shale Insight Conference.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

President Donald Trump’s speech at the Shale Insight Conference on Wednesday turned the intersection of Penn Avenue and 10th Street into the marching ground for a few hundred protesting Pittsburghers.

Opinion | Trump’s unpresidented response to impeachment

Opinion | Trump's unpresidented response to impeachment

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist

October 8, 2019

While Trump is not the first president to face this political battle, his reactions thus far fall in uncharted territory.

Opinion | The politics of impeachment won’t destroy Democrats

Opinion | The politics of impeachment won't destroy Democrats

By Devi Ruia, Staff Columnist

September 30, 2019

The politics of impeachment are much better for Democrats than they think. In fact, it could help secure a Democratic victory in 2020 — not just against Trump but in Congress as well.

Opinion | Impeach Justice Kavanaugh

Opinion | Impeach Justice Kavanaugh

By Devi Ruia, Staff Columnist

September 24, 2019

Now, almost a year after those hearings, new information has come to light that raises even more questions about the confirmation process, FBI investigations and Kavanaugh’s fitness to serve as a Supreme Court Justice.

Editorial: Democrats can’t stall impeachment any longer

President Donald Trump visits the U.S.-Mexico border, east of the Otay Mesa Port of Entry in San Diego, on Sept. 18.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 24, 2019

If Trump’s behavior was corrupt and constitutes an impeachable offense, not impeaching him would be accepting the president’s power to seek foreign interference in our democracy.

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