Bush impeachment

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Biden's Old 'Impeach Bush' Speech Turned Against Him

... and toward his new boss

(Newser) - Churn through enough news sites today, and you're bound to come across a 2007 clip of Joe Biden promising to lead an impeachment of President Bush if he attacks Iran without getting the approval of Congress, notes Mediaite . It's leading to charges of Libya hypocrisy along these lines from Ed... More »

Pro-Impeachment Ornament Won't Grace Bush Tree

(Newser) - A Seattle artist who created a Christmas tree ornament advocating the impeachment of President Bush will not see it hanging on the White House after all, the Washington Post reports. The first lady ordered that it be yanked down. “Oh, dear,” said Deborah Lawrence. “This doesn’t... More »

Kucinich Moves to Impeach Bush

Ohio rep accuses prez of misleading Congress into war

(Newser) - January 2009 can't come soon enough for Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich. The onetime presidential hopeful read 35 articles of impeachment against President Bush into the Congressional record last night, Politico reports, but House leaders say the idea is “off the table." Kucinich, who has previously sought to impeach... More »

McGovern: Oust Bush, Cheney

Former Dem. nominee rails against duo's 'high crimes and misdemeanors'

(Newser) - Now is the time to impeach President Bush and Vice President Cheney, declares former Democratic nominee George McGovern in a passionate, if quixotic, plea in the Washington Post. The duo have committed a plethora of "high crimes and misdemeanors," says McGovern, including illegal wiretapping, systematic torture, and substantial... More »

Sheehan Arrested in Impeachment Protest

Anti-war mom will run against Pelosi

(Newser) - Antiwar mom Cindy Sheehan was arrested yesterday after overstaying her welcome in Rep. John Conyer's office on Capitol Hill. She was there to urge Conyers to impeach President Bush over his conduct of the war in Iraq, and to announce that she will run for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's San... More »

Sheehan to Pelosi: Impeach or I'll Run

Anti-war mom threatens to challenge Speaker's House seat

(Newser) - Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan declared her intention to challenge House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for her congressional seat yesterday unless the top-ranking Democrat draws up articles of impeachment against President Bush. "Democrats and Americans feel betrayed by the Democratic leadership," said Sheehan. "We hired them to bring an... More »

‘Impeachment Headquarters' Opens in LA

Left-leaning locals target Bush and Cheney

(Newser) - A coalition of Democratic and Green Party clubs opened a storefront office in Los Angeles yesterday, as part of a seemingly Quixotic campaign to remove the President and Vice President from office. Some 300 people heard speakers at a nearby rally cite the Iraq war, spying on citizens, and torture... More »

Bush, Cheney Should Quit Over Scooter

Resignation, impeachment the only options, argues Olbermann

(Newser) - MSNBC's Keith Olbermann came out swinging last night, demanding the resignation of both the president and VP—"two men who are now perilous to our democracy." Drawing on both John Wayne and James Madison, the anchor donned his commentator hat to contend that commuting Scooter Libby's sentence was... More »

Vermonters Vote to Impeach President

Over 35 towns pass resolutions charging Bush with lawbreaking

(Newser) - Vermont, the state with civil unions, Ben and Jerry's, and a socialist senator, has taken the "think globally, act locally" motto to heart with a call for President Bush's impeachment—town by town. In a series of local meetings initiated by activists, residents introduced a resolution charging the administration... More »

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