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Cheney: Any attempt to impeach
Obama would be distraction

CNN, by Jake Tapper & Sherisse Pham

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/16/2014 4:37:13 AM

Although a fierce critic of Barack Obama, former Vice President Dick Cheney does not support calls from some on the far right of his party to impeach him, saying it would simply create a distraction. "I´m not prepared at this point to call for the impeachment of the President," Cheney said in an interview with CNN´s "The Lead with Jake Tapper." Cheney believes Obama is "the worst president of my lifetime" and that "Jimmy Carter might have been a better President," but impeaching him is not going to accomplish much. Both Obama and Carter are Democrats, while Cheney is a

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: chumley, 7/16/2014 5:39:51 AM     (No. 9926703)

Gee. I´m seeing a pattern. Most of the calls to leave the poor guy alone are coming from the entrenched establishment types.
Why? What is he doing that they dont want to stop him?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tappin52, 7/16/2014 5:45:54 AM     (No. 9926708)

Impeachment would be a distraction from what? It would, instead, focus all attention on ALL of the illegal and dangerous actions that this America hating President has undertaken. All of it in one argment solidified for the people to comprehend. Even the lo-fos.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: uno, 7/16/2014 6:35:53 AM     (No. 9926770)

What other options do we have against someone who is overthowing the country?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Malia2012, 7/16/2014 6:49:49 AM     (No. 9926792)

IMHO, a better "option" for our country is to VOTE in November and take the Senate back and add numbers to the House! I agree with VP Cheney that impeachment now would be worse than a "distraction". It will give cover and sympathy to the agitator-in-chief and his demonrat minions in Congress and stir up their lo-fo base to get to the polls in November to "support" them. While it would make many of us feel better, Impeachment is not the point right now, saving our country IS. BTW, exactly when did Dick Cheney become "establishment"? There must be a lot of us out here who missed that and somehow became "establishment" right along with him.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 7/16/2014 6:52:22 AM     (No. 9926794)

I suspect the president and a lot of the media are praying for a GOP impeachment effort. We shouldn´t help them out.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Desert Fox, 7/16/2014 7:39:08 AM     (No. 9926836)

The GOPe is going to get Deservedly Slaughtered in their attempt to take the Senate in the Fall. Their DemocRat tactics during the Primaries spoke volumes and is the catalyst for their imminent downfall. The current Social Progressive GOPe incumbents are NO BETTER than their DemocRat brethren. They are the most incompetent, DemocRat Loving, Go Along to Get Along Gang Members to ever occupy the Senate. Until they are purged and control of the RepublicRat party is wrested from the Rockefeller RepublicRats, the path America is on will not be reversed.

I admire Dick Cheney but like the rest of the Social Progressive RepublicRats, he is totally wrong on this issue. It is identical to the 1950 invasion of South Korea by the North. All seemed hopeless as Allied forces were left with the Pusan Perimeter. A Stunning turn was attained led by Douglas MacArthur with a landing at Inchon. With the current mindset controlling the GOP. These naysayers would have never approved of the Inchon landings and the War would have been lost.

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