Tuesday on Yahoo News, conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt said while he does not believe the foreign emoluments clause of the Constitution is a problem with President Donald Trump’s hotel for example, he is still on “constitutional thin ice,” with congressional Democrats, who are looking for a business conflict of interest to impeach the president if they win the majority in the 2018 midterms.
Hewitt said, “A Democratic congressman introduced an article of impeachment already. So if President Trump gets wiped out in 2018 … and if, in fact, Democrats get a majority, Republicans will not throw themselves in front of a train to stop it. So President Trump has to be aware of the constitutional thin ice on which he skates.”
He added, “I think it would occur after midterms and only if the House flips to the Democrats. So the potential is there, yes. If you abuse power, if you do anything — you don’t have a lot of goodwill in the reservoir. He’s beginning his presidency successfully in my view with a few very bold initiatives, but with the highest negatives of any incoming president since Gallup kept track. That says to me: thin ice, move carefully.”
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