The Case for Impeachment

By | November 26, 2019
The Case for Impeachment Author Allan J. Lichtman
ISBN-10 0062696823
ISBN-13 9780062696823
Year 2017-04-18
Pages 304
Language English
Publisher Dey Street Books
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NATIONAL BESTSELLERLichtman has written what may be the most important book of the year The Hill It is still striking to see the full argument unfold and realize that you dont have to be a zealot to imagine some version of it happeningLies Abuse of power Treason Crimes against humanity Martial law Lichtman throws everything Trumps way Washington Post Professor Allan J Lichtman who has correctly forecasted thirty years of presidential outcomes makes the case for impeaching the 45th president of the United States Donald J Trump In the fall of 2016 Distinguished Professor of History at American University Allan J Lichtman made headlines when he predicted that Donald J Trump would defeat the heavily favored Democrat Hillary Clinton to win the presidential election Now in clear nonpartisan terms Lichtman lays out the reasons Congress could remove Trump from the Oval Office his ties to Russia before and after the election the complicated financial conflicts of interest at home and abroad and his abuse of executive authority The Case for Impeachment also offers a fascinating look at presidential impeachments throughout American history including the often overlooked story of Andrew Johnsons impeachment details about Richard Nixons resignation and Bill Clintons hearings Lichtman shows how Trump exhibits many of the flaws and more that have doomed past presidents As the Nixon Administration dismissed the reporting of Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein as character assassination and a vicious abuse of the journalistic process Trump has attacked the dishonest media claiming the press should be ashamed of themselves Historians legal scholars and politicians alike agree we are in politically uncharted watersthe durability of our institutions is being undermined and the publics confidence in them is eroding threatening American democracy itself Most citizenspolitics asidewant to know where the country is headed Lichtman argues with clarity and power that for Donald Trumps presidency smoke has become fire

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