Mueller's slam dunk

In a 400-page partially redacted report released on Thursday, Robert Mueller laid out a comprehensive case for the impeachment of Donald Trump. What is Congress going to do about it? There are two schools of thought. The first, articulated by House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and others in House leadership, is that impeachment is pointless and counterproductive. It’s an argument that hinges mostly on politics. Impeachment in the House is pointless because Senate Republicans will never convict Trump. And it is counterproductive because the process will motivate Trump’s base in 2020.

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