Opinion

It's not about Ukraine

Why Democrats need to clarify the stakes of impeachment

The impeachment of President Trump isn't about Ukraine. It's about America.

Let's put this in the simplest possible terms: Trump tried to steal the 2020 presidential election. And he did so by abusing the power of his office to undermine one of his chief political rivals.

It's a simple, easily digestible message that spells out the stakes of impeachment. Democrats should be hammering it home at every opportunity, like Talking Points Memo's Josh Marshall did in a recent tweet:

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