Congress Planning Obama Impeachment After Bipartisan Debt Plan Rejected
Alexander Higgins -
July 25, 2011 at 11:46 pm -
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The U.S congress is planning to file Articles of Impeachment against
President Obama after he rejected another bipartisan plan debt plan to
prevent the U.S from a credit default.
Earlier today republicans warned President Obama that impeach
proceedings would be brought against him if causes the nation to default
on its debt.
Congressman Steve King, the Republic member of the House of Representative from Iowa, wrote on his twitter account Monday that President Barack Obama “would be impeached” if the nation falls into default.
afterward on King’s threat and added that other members of congress
were also ready to bring impeachment charges against Obama over the debt
talks. Rep. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) warned earlier this month it would be “an impeachable offense” and Bruce Fein has already drafted articles of impeachment for House republicans to introduce.
As the August 2nd deadline of a default on U.S. draws near, the major rating agencies have already warned
that a credit rating downgrade may now be inevitable due to the
political bickering within members of congress and with the President.
After the warnings of impeachment hearings were given to President
Obama he rejected yet another bipartisan debt plan earlier today
The rejection of the plan means that a U.S. default may now be
unavoidable as leaders of both political parties have been pushed beyond
the limits of concessions they are willing to make as part of a
The rejection of the plan has infuriated members of congress from
both political parties who feel they are in a position where no further
compromise can be made which has spurred talks of impeachment among
circles in congress.
Digital Journal, reports
“As the debt ceiling crisis spooked global markets and reports surfaced
of President Obama’s rejection of a bipartisan plan, talk of
impeachment is circulating among congressional circles” in their article
with a headline reading “Obama rejects bipartisan debt plan, spurs
Whether the congress will actually follow through with impeach they
tell the media they are planning or if this is just political power play
for Washington politicians to gain more concessions is yet to be seen.
The Republicans were accused of having “moved backwards” in the
negotiations in a press conference given earlier by Senator Schumer and
Senator Reid who stated the GOP was looking to increase pentagon
Later The GOP and the President took shots at each other in prime-time broadcasts to the nation.
First the president blamed conservative House Republicans for not
being able to reach a deal that would avoid an imminent default on US
Minutes later in a rebuttal address, the house speaker accused
President Obama of wanting a “blank check” and insisted the US
government’s “spending binge” was over.
At the same time, while the GOP impeachment talks are based on launching charges due to a debt default a Reuters report that just hit the wire reveals that President Obama has several options to avoid default even if a debt deal is not reached.
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