Press "Enter" to skip to content

Former Gov. Kasich Calls for Impeachment. Could He Hurt Trump in Ohio?

www.cnn.com/…

Former Republican Governor of Ohio John Kasich told CNN that Donald Trump should be impeached based on his withholding of aid to the Ukraine for political reasons.

(CNN)Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich said President Donald Trump should be impeached, a major switch for a former Republican presidential candidate who had previously said there was not enough evidence to impeach the President.

Kasich said he would have to see the articles of impeachment before he could decide whether Trump should be removed from office. He said the “final straw” was the admission yesterday by White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney that there was a “quid pro quo” for the Ukraine to receive military aid that had been approved by the US Congress.

www.cnn.com/…

Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, told reporters that the Trump administration “held up the money” for Ukraine because the President wanted to investigate “corruption” in Ukraine related to a conspiracy theory involving the whereabouts of the Democratic National Committee's computer server hacked by Russians during the last presidential campaign. When pressed on whether the President sought an exchange of favors, Mulvaney said, “We do that all the time with foreign policy.”

One question. What does Kasich do if Trump survives impeachment and continues to run for re-election? Could he cause Trump trouble in Ohio, a must win state?

Subscribe
Notify of
guest

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

The Politicus is a collaborative political community that facilitates content creation directly on the site. Our goal is to make the political conversation accessible to everyone.

Any donations we receive will go into writer outreach. That could be advertising on Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit or person-to-person outreach on College campuses. Please help if you can:

0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x