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Disgraced congressman Tom DeLay rolls out plan to impeach Hillary Clinton on day one

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Former Rep. Tom Delay (R-TX) knows all about illegal activity. The disgraced Texas politician earned an official admonishment by the United States House Committee on Ethics after he allegedly laundered money to help fellow Republicans win their elections.

While Delay avoided jail time thanks to his conviction being overturned, he wants to see another Clinton trial. According to RightWingWatch, Delay demands Congress reprise the Clinton impeachment that lost Republicans the House in the 1990s.

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In an appearance on the “Steve Malzberg Show,” Delay admitted that if he was in charge he’d start impeachment proceedings the day after the election. “Whether she’s pardoned [by President Obama] or not,” DeLay said. “You can’t have a criminal serving in the White House as president of the United States and commander in chief. It’s impossible, so let’s try her in the Senate.”

Malzberg pointed out the GOP is unlikely to even have enough votes in the Senate to actually convict Clinton, DeLay didn’t care. “We knew we didn’t have the votes to convict in the Senate, but we impeached [Bill] Clinton anyway because we knew that it was our responsibility to do so.”

The GOP then lost seats and former Speaker Newt Gingrich was humiliated and resigned in disgrace.

Republicans will “have enough guts to impeach Clinton if the American people demand it,” Delay said.

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After Trump: No free pass for Republicans — they own this nightmare

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With the impeachment inquiry leveling up this month as public hearings begin, and with an election that might actually be the end of Donald Trump now less than a year away, the campaign to let Trump's Republican allies — even the most villainous offenders — move on and pretend this never happened is already underway.

This article first appeared in Salon.

Sadly, the clearest articulation of the let-bygones-be-bygones mentality has come from a Democrat — unsurprisingly, former Vice President Joe Biden.Biden, who is still, somehow, the frontrunner in Democratic primary polling, spoke at a chi-chi fundraiser on Wednesday, and dropped this pearl of wisdom: "With Donald Trump out of the way, you’re going to see a number of my Republican colleagues have an epiphany."

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As climate crisis-fueled fires rage, fears grow of an ‘uninhabitable’ California

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As activist Bill McKibben put it, "We've simply got to slow down the climate crisis."

With wildfires raging across California on Wednesday—and with portions of the state living under an unprecedented "Extreme Red Flag Warning" issued by the National Weather Service due to the severe conditions—some climate experts are openly wondering if this kind of harrowing "new normal" brought on by the climate crisis could make vast regions of the country entirely uninhabitable.

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‘A profound emoluments clause violation’: Andrew Napolitano slams Trump’s hosting the G7 at Doral

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In the wake of acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney's announcement this Thursday that next year's G7 summit will be hosted at President Trump's Doral golf club, Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano pointed out that Trump would be violating the emoluments clause if he were to go through with the move.

At the outset of the segment, Fox Business Network anchor Neil Cavuto said that the announcement is "effectively saying the president has given himself this contract."

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