Impeachment rules the day, but Pennsylvania lawmakers push bipartisan initiatives

Posted on 11/19/2019 12:52:42 PM

“The same thing happened during the 1973 Watergate hearings of Republican President Richard Nixon and again during the impeachment proceedings of Democratic President Bill Clinton in the 1990s, said David Chambers, chairman of the political science department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. “Once you engage in an impeachment inquiry, it overshadows everything. It takes on the character of an ‘us against them’ thing. And everything grinds to a halt,” Chambers said.”

—“Impeachment rules the day, but Pennsylvania lawmakers push bipartisan initiatives,”
Greensburg Tribune-Review, Nov. 17, 2019