Andy McCarthy: Impeachment isn't ready for trial"This would never happen in a legitimate court," says Andy McCarthy, former Assistant U.S. Attorney, explaining that Democrats' investigation is still … [Read more...] about Andrew McCarthy: Trump impeachment trial ushers in era of hyper-partisanship the Framers feared
Two things happened simultaneously on Wednesday: (a) The House of Representatives transmitted to the Senate two articles of impeachment approved on straight partisan lines a month ago, and (b) the … [Read more...] about Andrew McCarthy: Trump impeachment trial should be postponed until House finishes investigation
By this time in our history, one supposes, there could not be a presidentially-ordered use of military force without the inevitable opposition party blather about how the commander-in-chief is … [Read more...] about Andrew McCarthy: War Powers Resolution vote against Trump is pointless – He has right to strike bad guys
Honor a congressional subpoena to appear at President Trump’s (presumably eventual) Senate impeachment trial? Joe Biden, still the odds-on favorite to be the Democrats’ standard-bearer in the 2020 … [Read more...] about Andrew McCarthy: Obstruction of Congress impeachment article is absolutely frivolous
Trials are unpredictable and impeachment trials could be the most unpredictable. After all, we’ve only had two presidential impeachment trials in American history. Predictability is a function of … [Read more...] about Andrew McCarthy: Trump impeachment trial – Why it will resemble a giant roll of the dice
Resorting to a vague “abuse of power” theory, the House Judiciary Committee Friday morning referred two articles of impeachment to the full House on the inevitable party-line vote.The full House will … [Read more...] about Andrew McCarthy: The costs of trivializing impeachment
It is not a good look for Democrats, in purporting to respond to the president’s abuse of his constitutional power over foreign relations, to abuse the House’s power over impeachment. That, however, … [Read more...] about Andrew McCarthy: House Dems know impeachment power can be abused, too. Who do they think they’re fooling?