Point-Counterpoint: Two views on impeaching the president


“Sunday Morning” invited opposing views on the current impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump over the scandal involving the illegal withholding of security aid to Ukraine in return for an acknowledged political favor. Articles of impeachment – on abuse of power, and obstruction of Congress (for refusing to abide by subpoenas for testimony and evidence in the impeachment inquiry) – are to be voted on this week in the House of Representatives.

Eliana Johnson, editor-in-chief of the political website Washington Free Beacon:

Tom, the American people voted, and they should have the final say on whether President Trump is reelected. (Check link below for the rest of the story)

New York Times opinion columnist Thomas L. Friedman:

Let’s get right to it: President Trump not only should be impeached, he must be impeached, if we’re to preserve America as we’ve known it. (Check link below for the rest of the story)

CBS This Morning: