Nadler: Trump 'Committed Impeachable Offenses' that 'Threaten the Survival of Democracy Itself'

While speaking to reporters on Wednesday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) stated that President Trump’s actions meet the three-part test for impeachment that Nadler talked about in the past and argued that President Trump’s actions “threaten the survival

Lieu: Trump 'Committed Two Felonies While Running for President'

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” Representative Ted Lieu (D-CA) reacted to the Southern District of New York’s sentencing memo on former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen by stating that “we have a sitting president of the United States who committed two felonies while running for president.” Lieu said, “When you look at what the prosecutors did in the Southern District of New York, they allege that Donald Trump directed two campaign finance violations. These are felonies. And you can infer intent by looking at a defendant’s statements. … And if you look at what Donald Trump said, he did not say, hey, I made these payments to Karen McDougal and Stormy Daniels because I thought it was perfectly fine. He denied doing it at all, and that’s because he knew it was illegal. So, right now, we have a sitting president of the United States who committed two felonies while running for president.” Follow Ian Hanchett on Twitter @IanHanchett