Patrick on Impeaching Trump: If the Grounds Are There Democrats Should Proceed, and I Think They Are Patrick on Impeaching Trump: If the Grounds Are There Democrats Should Proceed, and I Think They Are – NTK Network

Patrick on Impeaching Trump: If the Grounds Are There Democrats Should Proceed, and I Think They Are

"Yeah, if the grounds are there, then that -- we should proceed. I think there's a lot of basis to believe the grounds are there," Patrick said about impeaching President Trump.

By NTK Staff | 08.05.2018 @9:44am

Former Governor of Massachusetts and possible 2020 presidential candidate Deval Patrick (D-MA) said that he believes the grounds are there to impeach President Trump, and if Democrats retake the House in 2018, they should impeach Trump during an interview on Sunday.

CNN’s Jake Tapper asked Patrick whether he agrees with the two-thirds of Democrats who think that House Democrats should impeach Trump if they retake the House in 2018.

“Yeah, if the grounds are there, then that — we should proceed. I think there’s a lot of basis to believe the grounds are there,” Patrick said. “But I don’t think that’s the first order of business. I think the first order of business is acting as a real check on this president, having — doing the job that the constitution requires and expects, that is not happening with the House today.”

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