Could Brett Kavanaugh be impeached?

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  • Published: 17 September 2019
  • A new book detailing sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has brought the controversy that dominated his nomination hearings back to the political forefront. As Democrats call for Kavanaugh’s impeachment, Chris Cillizza explains what that process would look like and what is the likelihood of it happening. #CNN #News #Cillizza

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    Roberts Court rulings on campaign finance reveal shifting makeup, forceful role
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    From the Bronx Projects to the Nation's Highest Court
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Comments • 2 056

  • CNN
    CNN   1 months back

    Hey, Chris here -- should the impeachment process be the same for SCOTUS as it is the President?

    • illia penrosa
      illia penrosa  1 weeks back

      nothing stopping trump from using him as cannon fodder and time waster/distractor. is there?

    • Bob saget
      Bob saget  4 weeks back

      How arnt you fired in any company you wouldve been fired for that video cnn is a joke

    • iwebber88
      iwebber88  4 weeks back

      @CryptoConservativeJason "we should have cucks like you voting either"

      Dude, for fuck's sake, if you are gunna troll, be good at it. Right now I imagine you're like that fat fuck from South Park that played World of Warcraft all day. Bad troll is bad. Oh shit. I replied. Guess that means the cardinal rule. You have to suck off a goat. It's the prize for trolling. You have to do it. Do it. For all the lulz.

    • iwebber88
      iwebber88  4 weeks back

      @ProgressiveG what about a banana is to be an aspect of his politics?

    • iwebber88
      iwebber88  4 weeks back

      @Darth Quantum but Mohammed was a follower of Christ. Why would you piss on him? Do you piss on followers of all beliefs? Or just Islam and Coptic Christianity?

  • V. V
    V. V  2 days back

    NEW BOOK “Education if Brett Kavannaugh” SOLD LESS THAN 12000 COPIES IN A MONTH! ie it was a huge bust..... WHILE “JUSTICE ON FIRE”, BOOK PROVIDING ALL THE EVIDENCE & MOTIVATIONS AGAINST SURROUNDING THE BS CLAIMS AGAINST KAVANNAUGH , SOLD 200k IN SAME TIME FRAME. Also hitting #1 on Amazon for weeks.

    • Alan Miell
      Alan Miell  4 days back

      CNN the Faulse News Network fore the Crooked Dems

      • Maureen Tate
        Maureen Tate  1 weeks back

        He lied under oath that is reason for impeachment

        • Just Me
          Just Me  2 weeks back

          The left rears its uncivil head once again.

          • dirit dramgles
            dirit dramgles  2 weeks back

            How the FUCK does CNN still exist!?!??!?

            • Rob Van Gessel
              Rob Van Gessel  2 weeks back

              A million man march should have been at the foot of the Supreme Court years ago. The SCOTUS has become entirely factional, with no regard for the nation's interest or the Constitution. Just the corporations. With some Justices appointed just to protect Trump! This crowd today is voicing what American democracy is really supposed to be (and hasn't ever been quite yet, as long as we've had the Electoral College instead of the Popular vote deciding our races), and any right-wingers out there decrying their words have no business calling themselves patriots, or believers in democracy. Fascism has sunk its teeth into all 3 branches of our government - now to the point of compromising national security by outsourcing our system to enemy foreign powers! - and we the People have to remove those teeth!
              https://www.facebook.com/NowThisPolitics/videos/450928415781319/?notif_id=1570383004935269¬if_t=live_video

              • Gold Trumpet
                Gold Trumpet  3 weeks back

                Short answer:

                NO he’s NEVER going to be impeached, you need 66 votes, that’s right, SITXTY 👏 FUCKING 👏 SIX 👏 votes in the senate to impeachment and remove a Supreme Court justice so stop talking about this subject like it’s something that’s actually possible.

                • lily boone
                  lily boone  3 weeks back

                  We can only hope, but we will most likely be stuck w/this child until he's back in diapers

                  • William Sharron
                    William Sharron  4 weeks back

                    It is my understanding he also exposed himself to a nurse in the Delivery Room.

                    • William Sharron
                      William Sharron  4 weeks back

                      It is my understanding he also exposed himself to a nurse in the Delivery Room.

                      • truth warrior7711
                        truth warrior7711  4 weeks back

                        MSM garbage!

                        • Luis Torres
                          Luis Torres  4 weeks back

                          Target audience of this video: 14 year old males. Total failure

                          • Vivian Perino
                            Vivian Perino  4 weeks back

                            Shawn Lopes ....many women have accused Moore of inappropriate touching and sexual assault . It happened when they were teens and Roy was in his 39s and early 40s! He was was banned from malls where he hunted for victims! He was a Mall Creeper 👀! 🚔🚨🚨🦎🐍🦎😱😱

                            • Dwayne Johnson
                              Dwayne Johnson  4 weeks back

                              CNN is so dam fake

                              • Martian Android
                                Martian Android  4 weeks back

                                Can CNN be sued for continually being deceitful about people to ruin their careers?

                                • rob eberly
                                  rob eberly  4 weeks back

                                  This guy is just terrible! What a loser. Maybe future CNN anchor

                                  • sparkyy0007
                                    sparkyy0007  4 weeks back

                                    I so wanted to hear more about the Muller report....

                                    • its_Kalvin
                                      its_Kalvin  4 weeks back

                                      It’s not cancel culture, it’s called facing consequences

                                      • Potomacstud
                                        Potomacstud  4 weeks back

                                        I am entrophy fan , i loved chaos , that prospect sounds pretty appealing ! Chris !
                                        I loved people sitting on the edge of their seats pulling out all their hair jumping out of the window , fun shit !

                                        • Sam Spodofora
                                          Sam Spodofora  1 months back

                                          Democrats will slander anyone! Including you ! They have no one capable of winning against Trump so the try to remove him with a cooo

                                          • kalumnist
                                            kalumnist  1 months back

                                            The woman who got slandered and slimed by the NYT should sue CNN too. CNN sounds like they are in on it too.

                                            • ProgressiveG
                                              ProgressiveG  1 months back

                                              Chris sticks bananas up his ass for fun...then he eats them (unpeeled) 🍌

                                              • THIS IS OUR TIME
                                                THIS IS OUR TIME  1 months back

                                                FUCK YOU ASSHOLE.

                                                • Michael Sabedra
                                                  Michael Sabedra  1 months back

                                                  No - next

                                                  • Dippidous Fippidous
                                                    Dippidous Fippidous  1 months back

                                                    End you channel

                                                    • Joe Blow
                                                      Joe Blow  1 months back

                                                      America Supports Kavanaugh

                                                      • E Gorgan
                                                        E Gorgan  1 months back

                                                        More dislikes than likes, haha 😂🤣😂🤣

                                                        • Baxter Powel
                                                          Baxter Powel  1 months back

                                                          a criminal in the Supreme Court Justice .....pelocy and somes dems play a strange game doing nothing!!!

                                                          • Baxter Powel
                                                            Baxter Powel  1 months back

                                                            a criminal in the Supreme Court Justice .....pelocy and somes dems play a strange game doing nothing!!!

                                                            • Robert Stein
                                                              Robert Stein  1 months back

                                                              Now that the NYT issued a "correction" that prove that the new allegations are nothing more than false allegations by a far left political rival, will you issue a correction for your story, Mr. Cillizza?

                                                              • Samantha Anders
                                                                Samantha Anders  1 months back

                                                                ❌ Filthy Pervert Brett the crap
                                                                needs to be Taken Down
                                                                and Impeached

                                                                • Steve
                                                                  Steve  1 months back

                                                                  Really fake news

                                                                  • Josh Roath
                                                                    Josh Roath  1 months back

                                                                    Absolutely no evidence, CNN is a fucking joke.

                                                                    • Stacy Smith
                                                                      Stacy Smith  1 months back

                                                                      0:32 Wouldn't it have been important to note that the witnesses "denied all allegations" as well or is CNN in the business of not including exculpatory evidence as well?

                                                                      Lol, I was being rhetorical, OF COURSE YOU ARE!

                                                                      • george whyte
                                                                        george whyte  1 months back

                                                                        "It's the internet, lower your expectations."

                                                                        • Worm
                                                                          Worm  1 months back

                                                                          Hey CNN I can't seem to find the story on Canada's Trudeau's brown face?

                                                                          • Lejuan Smith
                                                                            Lejuan Smith  1 months back

                                                                            You FAKE NEWS mother fuckers really need to stop ... BTW what's up with Don Lemons #metoo case...

                                                                            • Blue Beta
                                                                              Blue Beta  1 months back

                                                                              #BOOFMASTERBRETT... he lied to congress about shoving drugs in his ass.... so yeah maybe he shouldn't be in a position of power.

                                                                              • Blue Beta
                                                                                Blue Beta  1 months back

                                                                                #BOOFMASTERBRETT... he lied to congress about shoving drugs in his ass.... so yeah maybe he shouldn't be in a position of power.

                                                                                • Graham6762
                                                                                  Graham6762  1 months back

                                                                                  They will get get a super majority its completely impossible. All those accusations were discredited and retracted by the women anyway.

                                                                                  • rolback
                                                                                    rolback  1 months back

                                                                                    In biased anti American CNN fantasy world he could be impeached for doing nothing wrong other than being a good family man.

                                                                                    • Hoosier Hermit
                                                                                      Hoosier Hermit  1 months back

                                                                                      Trump's auto correct was hacked by the DNC !!!!!!

                                                                                      • no name
                                                                                        no name  1 months back

                                                                                        the fascination with "impeaching" officials simply because the dems are mad they lost is a tired failed strategy. no one believes these false accusations anymore after the last "victims" had zero proof and relied on a "just believe me because I say it" attack.

                                                                                        • Miki Dewberry
                                                                                          Miki Dewberry  1 months back

                                                                                          a progressive feminist lie is Not a lie

                                                                                          • davids11131113
                                                                                            davids11131113  1 months back

                                                                                            No.

                                                                                            • Maynard G. Krebs
                                                                                              Maynard G. Krebs  1 months back

                                                                                              Democrats and CNN are scumbags deluxe and will stop at nothing to smear anyone who doesn't agree with their twisted ideas. I was a Democrat for years but after Bill Clinton, I changed because of all the hypocrisy and lies. The Democrat Party is a joke at best, a disgrace at worst.

                                                                                              • Shiftyeyes775
                                                                                                Shiftyeyes775  1 months back

                                                                                                Cnn is still dreaming again!! They wish rather than report