There are some Republicans in Washington who wish Inauguration Day were today, or tomorrow — or yesterday. They supported President Trump and appreciated his significant accomplishments, but now they are more than ready to move on from what has become a disastrous end to the Trump presidency. The fact is, though, the president’s term lasts for nine more days, until Jan. 20, and those days could be deeply troubling for the GOP.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Sunday evening that Democrats will move forward with impeaching the president a second time. “We will act with urgency, because this president represents an imminent threat to both [the Constitution and U.S. democracy],” Pelosi said in a letter to colleagues.
House Republicans have a conference call scheduled for Monday afternoon, which will give leaders their first opportunity to gauge what a wide variety of GOP lawmakers are thinking about the issue. Right now, it appears the great majority of Republicans