Corn on “Hardball”: Why Are Republicans Calling for Obama’s Impeachment?


This year, a smattering of US Congressmen including Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) have publicly called for President Obama’s impeachment. DC Bureau chief David Corn says that the mounting impeachment calls are like drug addictions in that “you keep having to get a bigger, better fix.” Watch Corn discuss the calls for Obama’s impeachment with David Axelrod, former senior advisor to President Obama, with host Chris Matthews on MSNBC‘s Hardball:

David Corn is Mother Jones’ Washington bureau chief. For more of his stories, click here. He’s also on Twitter.

FACT:

Mother Jones was founded as a nonprofit in 1976 because we knew corporations and the wealthy wouldn't fund the type of hard-hitting journalism we set out to do.

Today, reader support makes up about two-thirds of our budget, allows us to dig deep on stories that matter, and lets us keep our reporting free for everyone. If you value what you get from Mother Jones, please join us with a tax-deductible donation today so we can keep on doing the type of journalism 2019 demands.

We Recommend

Latest

Sign up for our newsletters

Subscribe and we'll send Mother Jones straight to your inbox.

Get our award-winning magazine

Save big on a full year of investigations, ideas, and insights.

Subscribe

Support our journalism

Help Mother Jones' reporters dig deep with a tax-deductible donation.

Donate