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Published: Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:50 a.m. MDT

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Wonder
Provo, UT

The talk about impeachment is coming only from Democrats (per John Boehner). Really? Didn't know Sarah Palin, et. al were Democrats. While mainstream Republicans grimace at the kooky right wing's kooky ideas, it's hard to deny what is right there in print.

lost in DC
West Jordan, UT

dem donors sure are easy to manipulate, the DNC is definitely taking advantage of them. hopefully they drain them a bit before the congressional elections this fall

OneWifeOnly
San Diego, CA

Everyone who exceeded the speed limit on his/her way to work and did not get a ticket experienced the problem our government has with trying to enforce ALL laws.
The fact that congress has decided to sue the president for failing to enforce U.S. law is laughable. To open impeachment proceedings is something every late night talk show host is praying for.
If the Republicans want to get my attention, my vote or my money they need to start doing something besides fund raise and Obama-hate.

I notice also, the article said Democrats received 74,000 first-time doners and the average donation is just $19. Every time a voter makes a political contribution they are voting with their pocketbooks and that will translate to voting at the booth in November. This is what the Republicans need to be afraid of.

Now would someone publish the stats on Republican donations/doners? My guess is (a) hard to do because of the secrecy behind 501(c)3 and (b) average donation will be significantly higher than $19. There are plenty of reputable websites that publish campaign donations/spending and it looks like Republicans are outraising Democrats by about 100 million dollars so far in 2014.

VST
Bountiful, UT

@OneWifeOnly said, “If the Republicans want to get my attention, my vote, or my money they need to start doing something besides fund raise and Obama-hate.”

With the overall tone and color of your post, I would seriously doubt that the Republicans would ever see one thin dime in donations from you, even if they were pristine clean and perfect angels for the rest of the 2014 campaign.

Pray-tell, have you ever voted for a Republican in your life?

high school fan
Huntington, UT

What else do Democrats have to run on with the exception of made up stories. The President or the Senate certainly can't run on their record.
In addition, with the world in a state of turmoil and the President incapable of saying or doing anything that makes any sense, I guess one would expect him to try and deflect the criticism rather than to actually do something. I guess he could blame his inaction on Bush.

GaryO
Virginia Beach, VA

"Democrats have million-dollar day on impeachment"

Where do Republicans find the geniuses they elect into office?

Paul in MD
Montgomery Village, MD

@OneWifeOnly, there is a big difference between law enforcement not being able to catch everyone who does the littlest thing wrong and the president directing the Department of Justice to "selectively" enforce certain laws, or use some other excuse to ignore a law he doesn't agree with.

FT
salt lake city, UT

Republicans keep pointing to BO's approval ratings (about 40%)but fail to mention they're still much higher than theirs. Hypocrisy, hate, bigotry, stonewalling, and exclusivity won't win many hearts or minds.

NeilT
Clearfield, UT

What a scam. The house impeaches, the senate convicts. Does anyone really believe the Democrat controlled Senate would convict. Look what happened with Clinton. Does anyone even remember Clinton was impeached. I am a Republican and I am embarrassed at the direction the tea party is taking us. The left wanted to impeach Bush and it went nowhere. Every president has made recess appointments, used executive powers and selectively enforced laws. The right is blinded by their hate for Obama. I wish the party would return to the values of Reagan. Speak no ill of fellow Republicans and bi-partisanship. By the way what was Bush's approval rating when he left office.

VST
Bountiful, UT

This impeachment nonsense is all coming from the White House and the DNC. Why? Because it is rainmaker for them and they know they are in trouble at the polls come this November. They feed on distractions.

It certainly is not coming from the Congressional House or Senatorial Republican Leadership. Even Senator Ted Cruz knows this is not a good idea. It is just the fringe nutcases like Sarah Palin who think it would be great idea.

Does any Republican want Joe Biden to become President? Only if they do not have their head screwed on straight.

Understands Math
Lacey, WA

@VST wrote: "This impeachment nonsense is all coming from the White House and the DNC."

How long has Sarah Palin been a member of the DNC? I must have missed that press release.

VST
Bountiful, UT

@Understands Math,

Here is a clue for you: Sarah Palin, does NOT speak for leadership of the Republican Party, or the large majority of Republicans.

It is the White House and the DNC that is perpetrating this myth that Republicans want impeachment for obvious political reasons.

worf
Mcallen, TX

A battle over right or wrong

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