It’s hard to understand. It’s boring. It didn’t actually happen — it was only attempted.
All of those anti-impeachment talking points have been trotted out, in some form, by conservative lawmakers and pundits in recent days. And all of them were thoroughly shut down by HBO’s John Oliver on Sunday night.
In a rollicking Last Week Tonight opener, the comic lit fire to the arguments against impeaching President Donald Trump. And, in the process, he got some shots in on a few Fox hosts.
Oliver started with a jab at Laura Ingraham — who argued, last week, that “attempted bribery isn’t in the Constitution.”
“She’s saying that because the deal didn’t go through, it didn’t matter,” Oliver said. “But a crime doesn’t