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How impeachment Republicans have fared in their primaries

Data: Axios research; Table: Kavya Beheraj/Axios At least six of the ten House Republicans who voted for former President Trump's impeachment last year will not return next Congress — and that number is poised to rise. Why it matters: The bleak political future for those who broke with the ex-president…
bubmag
August 3, 2022
Impeachment

Three Republicans who backed impeachment face the voters

Tuesday’s primaries mark the biggest one-day electoral test so far for the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach President Donald Trump. Three of them are on the ballot Tuesday: Reps. Jaime Herrera Beutler and Dan Newhouse of Washington state and Peter Meijer of Michigan. They will find out whether…
bubmag
August 1, 2022
Impeachment

The Suspicious Swing of Trump’s Taxman’s Axe

A basic rule of Donald Trump is that he often accuses his foes of what he does himself. He described his first impeachment as a “coup attempt” just over a year before he incited a mob to attack Congress and the vice president. He accused President Joe Biden and his…
bubmag
July 8, 2022
Impeachment

It’s Not Always About Donald Trump

Donald Trump was the big loser in Tuesday’s primaries, when voters rejected several of his handpicked candidates in Colorado. A week earlier, though, he was a winner—or at least deemed to have won a tactical victory, though not a resounding one: The first Republican who voted for his impeachment after…
bubmag
June 30, 2022
Impeachment

After Hutchinson testimony, will Trump officials remain silent?

If Cassidy Hutchinson’s blockbuster assertions Tuesday prove to be a breakthrough in the Jan. 6 investigation, it would not be the first time a high-profile congressional hearing hinged on the testimony of a little-known aide.  In the Watergate hearings, presidential scheduler Alexander Butterfield first confirmed the Nixon tapes. Lt. Col. Oliver…
bubmag
June 29, 2022