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Democratic candidates unite on impeachment

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/21/19, 11:03 am

The leading Democratic candidates for president tackled the ongoing impeachment inquiry at their party’s fifth debate on Wednesday. Former Vice President Joe Biden, Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Bernie Sanders of Vermont, and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who top the polls, joined seven other White House hopefuls on the stage at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta.

What stood out? All of the candidates said they support the House-led impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump. Biden went after the president’s foreign policy positions and argued the United States should speak out more forcefully about human rights abuses such as China’s crackdown on Uighur Muslims. The candidates all dodged a moderator’s question about whether pro-life Democrats, like recently reelected Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, still belong in the party. “I believe that abortion rights are human rights,” Warren said. “I believe they are also economic rights.”

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Harvest Prude

Harvest is a reporter for WORLD based in Washington, D.C.

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  • NEWS2ME
    Posted: Thu, 11/21/2019 03:18 pm

    Duh!

    If they can get Trump out of the running, they only have each other to contend with.

    What will happen then?

  • NEWS2ME
    Posted: Thu, 11/21/2019 03:29 pm

    Dems have been evil for 3 years. They have gone after his family, friends, voters, admin.

    DEMS have worked very hard at trying to keep Trump from doing his job. TALK ABOUT OBSTRUCTION.

    With all of the mud Trump has had to dodge I'm surprised he hasn't just said he will not run for a 2nd term. He doesn't need this. But he continues to work hard for the American people in spite of the mud slingers and fake news makers.

    If they could just arrest a DEM, any Dem, and get the ball rolling on cleaning the swamp, many people who don't have Trump Derangement Syndrome would be VERY HAPPY.

    thank you so much :-)

  • OldMike
    Posted: Mon, 11/25/2019 08:03 pm

    The Dem candidates are united on impeachment. They are also united in support of limitless abortions, limitless immigration (no papers needed), but big new limits on guns. They say they are all for religious liberty and free speech, but big limits on those if you have the “wrong” religion—evangelical Christianity—or if you say that marriage is for one man and one woman, or you say that gender is determined by your DNA at conception. Hmmm...

     

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