Many GOP Lawmakers Reject Trump Calling Impeachment Probe a ‘Lynching’

Posted on AllSides October 23rd, 2019
From The Center
US Congress, impeachment inquiry, lynching, Donald Trump

President’s tweet draws fire from Republicans who nonetheless condemn investigations led by House Democrats.

WASHINGTON—A tweet by President Trump comparing the U.S. House’s impeachment inquiry to a lynching became the latest test for Republicans, as GOP lawmakers seeking to criticize Democrats over the probe instead found themselves again on the defensive because of the president’s rhetoric.

“All Republicans must remember what they are witnessing here - a lynching,” Mr. Trump tweeted on Tuesday morning. “But we will WIN!”

More than 4,000 African-Americans were lynched in southern states between 1877 and...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

Wall Street Journal (News)

AllSides Media Bias Rating: Center
AllSides Media Bias Rating: Center
See full bias rating for Wall Street Journal (News)
Learn about media bias

More News about Politics from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right