Last week, The National Pulse started a new feature where I take a look at the betting markets over at PredictIt and examine the best opportunities for investment each week. If you’re not sure what PredictIt is, be sure to check out this primer about PredictIt and betting markets in general. I made two predictions in the first edition of this column: LOCK: Obamacare Repeal-and-Replace Ain’t Gonna Happen This Month VALUE PLAY: Could Justice Thomas Be The Next To Retire? I think it’s safe to call the LOCK. The price for NO shares on the Better Care Reconciliation Act passing
While it is probably safe to say that abhorrence for President Trump is a universal feeling among Democratic members of Congress, calls for impeachment are not — at least, as of yet. Yesterday morning, at a weekly meeting of House Democrats, members butted heads over the issue. Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.), who distributed draft articles of impeachment to all House members on Monday, was criticized by Democratic leaders. Both Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) have told Sherman and other members such as Al Green (D-Texas) and Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) to halt their impeachment
Since the night he shocked the world by defeating Hillary Clinton, left-wing activists have fantasized about impeaching Donald Trump. This obsession has driven many of these otherwise lucid individuals to lunacy as they desperately peddle baseless conspiracy theories about Russia hacking the election in order to justify their fervent partisan desire to destroy Trump. Looking for anything to latch onto, liberals who almost unilaterally called for the firing of FBI Director James Comey just a few short months ago decided that the most damning thing President Trump has done in office so far was… to fire FBI Director James Comey.