Dems Call Out GOPers Who Wanted Obama Impeachment

The Democratic National Committee wants supporters to remember which lawmakers suggested impeaching President Barack Obama.

In the recent fundraising email, the DNC highlighted quotes by Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK), Rep. Kerry Bentivolio (R-MI), and Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX), all of whom have suggested moving to impeach the president.

“What do these people all have in common?” the email read before quoting Inhofe saying “People may be starting to use the I-word before too long.”

“We can have an impeachment hearing in the House and in my mind the president has committed impeachable offenses,” Bachmann is quoted as saying in the email.

Bentivolio is quoted saying that if he could write a bill impeaching Obama “and submit it, it would be a dream come true.”

And the DNC concludes the list with Farenthold saying “if we were to impeach the president tomorrow, you could probably get the votes in the House of Representatives to do it.”

The list includes just a few of the lawmakers who have floated impeachment. Reps. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Steve Stockman (R-TX), Trey Radel (R-FL), Steve King (R-IA), Louie Gohmert (R-TX), and now-Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), have also brought up the idea of impeachment before.

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