Nadler: ‘Rock-Solid Case’ for Impeaching Trump on Ukraine–and Maybe Mueller Report

Nadler: ‘Rock-Solid Case’ for Impeaching Trump on Ukraine–and Maybe Mueller Report By Susan Jones for CNS News

Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.), the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, says Democrats have a “rock-solid case” against President Trump, and it’s possible that their case will include elements of obstruction from the Mueller report.

So it’s not all about Ukraine? Maybe not:

“Well, we’re going to have a hearing tomorrow in which the Intelligence Committee is going to present the evidence,” Nadler told CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday.

And we have to consider the evidence, which shows overwhelmingly that the president put his own personal interests above the interests of his country. It shows that — and the evidence is virtually uncontested.

It shows that he — he worked with the Russians in trying to affect the election in 2016. Then he tried to cover it up. And then he learned nothing and tried to get the Ukrainians to intervene and help him in the election for 2020. And he was trying to cover that up.

This poses a real threat to the integrity of our elections. It’s a matter of urgency. And after we have — after we hear the evidence, more of the evidence tomorrow, and after there’s a discussion tomorrow, then we will — then we will make these decisions.

Nadler said the Judiciary Committee will hear evidence that the Intelligence Committee already has presented to them in a lengthy report.

“And we will see what that includes,” he said — knowing very well what it includes.

“We have a lot to consider after the presentation of the evidence tomorrow as to what articles of impeachment should be drafted and how broad they should be and what they should include.”

Some moderate Democrats reportedly want impeachment confined to Trump’s overtures to Ukraine.

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