Matthews Spends Hour Hitting Dems from the Left on Impeachment; Compares Trump to Bonds

NewsBusters | 4/24/2019 | Staff
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On Tuesday night, MSNBC host Chris Matthews spent the duration of Hardball going after his fellow lefties from their own even more fanatical flank, pushing impeachment because America has “a President who broke his oath” who’s illegitimate on similar footing with disputed home run king Barry Bonds due to his reported use of steroids.

Matthews was immediately put in that mood thanks to the cartoonish Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), who informed him that “[w]e’re in a fight with a President who has no respect for the Congress of the United States of America” and that “[w]e’re going to have to impeach” even though she “wish[es] it was sooner than later.”

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Waters went even as far as to conclude her hit by telling Matthews she would “love to see a town hall on impeachment.”

Using that (plus Waters’s claim that 90 percent of her office phone calls are pro-impeachment), Matthews brought on loyal liberal journalist Jonathan Lemire of the AP and Jill Wine-Banks, who’s still trying to relive her glory days from Watergate.

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Matthews went first to Wine-Banks, lamenting how “snooty” the Trump administration has been with subpoena requests, “act[ing] like they are the boss...and they act like they’re above the Democrats and it seems to be working.”

She the replied (click “expand”):

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It’s working from a public relations standpoint. It is legally incorrect. Let me just say that there is enough evidence in the Mueller report to draw a conclusion that there are indictable offenses. That means there are impeachable offenses. That means that we could proceed right now with impeachment in terms of the moral imperative of Congress to protect America and in terms of their constitutional responsibility. Now, they also have a political responsibility to make sure that they can win the election in 2020 and defeat him at the polls, because they...
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