12 Impeachment Quotes Even the President Should Read

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"The president must be held accountable. No one is above the law."

Understand the Entirety of the Situation by Reading 12 Impeachment Quotes

The tides have changed, and impeachment is coming.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced the launch of a formal impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump after allegations he pressured the Ukrainian president to investigate Joe Biden and his son.

There have been whisperings about impeachment for many years now, but something is actually happening. History has been made, though we will need to wait and see how it all unfolds.

Until then, we'll be reading these sweet and salty impeachment quotes that work a little too well for the situation at hand. Enjoy!

Best Impeachment Quotes

  • "The president must be held accountable. No one is above the law." -Nancy Pelosi

  • "An impeachable offense is whatever a majority of the House of Representatives considers it to be at a given moment in history." -Gerald R. Ford

  • "A president cannot defend a nation if he is not held accountable to its laws." -DaShanne Stokes

  • "Impeachment is not a remedy for private wrongs; its a method of removing someone whose continued presence in office would cause grave danger to the nation." -Charles Ruff

Great Impeachment Quotes

  • "Are you allowed to impeach a president for gross incompetence?" -Donald Trump

  • "Failing to indict a criminal sitting president sends the message that those in power are above the law." -DaShanne Stokes

  • "If there is ever a time that impeachment would be appropriate, this is certainly the time." -Rocky Anderson

  • "Today I come with a heavy heart, deeply concerned for the future of our Democracy. Now is the time to act." -John Lewis

Iconic Impeachment Quotes

  • "If the president does something dastardly, the impeachment process is available." -Brett Kavanaugh

  • "Maybe Trump himself will be voted out through impeachment, right?" -Naomi Klein

  • "I think it absolutely necessary that the president should have the power of removing his subordinates from office; it will make him, in a peculiar manner, responsible for their conduct, and subject him to impeachment himself, if he suffers them to perpetrate with impunity high crimes or misdemeanors against the United States, or neglects to superintend their conduct, so as to check their excesses." -James Madison

  • "When people ask if the United States can afford to place on trial the president, if the system can stand impeachment, my answer is, 'Can we stand anything else?'" -George McGovern

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