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OCASIO-CORTEZ: ‘Far surpassed standard’ to impeach Trump

New York Democratic Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is all-in for impeaching President Donald Trump.

While speaking to reporters Friday on Capitol Hill, the 29-year-old socialist was asked if it was premature to begin discussing impeachment.

“Not to me,” she said, arguing that when Democrats take control of the U.S. House of Representatives in January, they should not wait to begin impeachment proceedings.

She went on to say that there’s no need to wait any longer because “we have far surpassed” the “standard” that the Republican Party used to impeach former President Bill Clinton.

The New York Democrat claimed the plea deal reached by Michael Cohen, the president’s former attorney, with Special Counsel Robert Mueller justified impeaching Trump.

Cohen admitted to making false statements to Congress about discussions roughly a year before the 2016 election to construct a Trump Tower in Moscow, Russia.

Read the full story from The American Mirror

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