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Roll Call: “Why Pelosi should heed the Rodino precedent on impeachment”

by Caitlin Peartree

The Winston Group’s David Winston writes in yesterday’s Roll Call about the latest on impeachment:

If the Democrats are resting their decision to impeach the president, or not, on political advantage rather than principles, they are on shaky ground. Instead, Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff would be wise to follow the standard that House Judiciary Chairman Peter Rodino set in 1974 as his committee moved forward with the Nixon impeachment inquiry. Unlike Schiff, whose Intelligence panel is more star chamber than objective investigation, Rodino understood that to be effective, his committee’s process and methods had to be fair to both sides.

Read the full piece here.