A handful of Democrats have introduced articles of impeachment in Congress against President Donald Trump accusing him of obstruction of justice and other offenses.  “We have taken this action because of great concerns for the country and our Constitution and our national security and our democracy,” Rep. Steve Cohen, a Democrat from Tennessee said at a news conference Wednesday.  The five articles accuse the president of obstruction of justice relating to the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, which

the Democrats say was designed to impede an investigation, and undermining the independence of the federal judiciary. The action is likely to be stopped dead in its tracks in the Republican-led House of Representatives. Even a majority of Democrats don’t seem interested in supporting the route of impeachment, instead content to await the results of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into whether or not the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia in last year’s election. READ MORE