Congressman Jim Jordan called out his fellow representatives saying that their desire wasn’t to adhere to the constitution, but rather to remove a president that they didn’t believe should have won the 2016 election.
Jordan, who has been front and center defending President Donald Trump’s right to serve in the Oval Office, said in a recent interview on Fox News that several members of the intelligence community “voted to move forward with impeachment before the phone call even happened this last July.
“I mean look, we’re 90 percent of the way down the road, the Democrats have been on this for months, and they are just now bringing in constitutional scholars to talk about the constitutionality of their impeachment proceedings. That seems a little backwards to me but again with these folks you never know what to expect as they’ve done this now for months and months.”
Jordan was taking a swing at the legs under the impeachment inquiry, which was a conversation between Trump and the president of Ukraine, in which he discussed a potential investigation into Democratic presidential frontrunner and former Vice President Joe Biden. According to Democrats, that constituted a quid quo pro as the same phone call covered the issue of aide for the nation’s military.
Jordan then gave his analysis as to why he thinks that Democrats are really after the president and hope to remove him from office:
“Look, this whole thing is built on what Nancy Pelosi said last Sunday when she called the President of the United States an impostor.
“They have never accepted the fact that 63 million Americans voted for Donald Trump on Nov 8 2016 and made him president, he won an electoral college landslide, they have never accepted that fact and for the Speaker of the house of representatives.
“To call the President of the United States an impostor, is just wrong, but that underscores what they are trying to do, they have never accepted the will of the American people, and they’ve gone on this crazy impeachment strategy that we’ve seen unfold now for several
Written by Savannah Pointer.