‘Yule’ get fewer calories with ‘impeachment lite’ — Congressional Hits and Misses

Week of Dec. 9, 2019

Rep. Doug Collins speaks during the House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Lawmakers got in the yuletide spirit this week while the House Judiciary Committee debated articles of impeachment, which President Donald Trump dubbed “impeachment lite.”

“They’re getting ready to vote for their Christmas present,” Rep. Doug Collins said of House Democrats’ impeachment push. All that plus giant imitation sugar packets, cellphone interruptions and December’s obligatory “winter is coming” reference.

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