Bonjean: White House expects impeachment vote if Democrats take House

Bonjean: White House expects impeachment vote if Democrats take House

The Washington Examiner
May 14, 2018


Ron Bonjean, who advised a Republican House speaker and Republican Senate majority leader, said, “There’s no question that Democrats upset with President Trump will begin aggressive oversight hearings as well as start the push for impeachment.”

But, he added, “Even if a vote cleared a Democrat majority-led House, it would be very difficult to gain Senate approval because it would then take 67 votes to achieve removing the president. That means Senate Democrats would have to be unanimous as well as bringing with them more than a handful of Republicans.”

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