For some time we've wondered if voters have considered that, if elected, Hillary Clinton could begin her first day in office as the target of an investigation. It's certainly not out of the question. Almost a year ago, Rep. Mo Brooks, an Alabama Republican, indicated that impeachment would be on the agenda when she took office. If elected, he said, "she's subject to impeachment because she has committed high crimes and misdemeanors."
But why wait? One person with inside knowledge of the Clinton circus says impeachment can begin now, even though she's no longer in office.
"One of the dirty little secrets in Washington is that Mrs. Clinton can be impeached now," Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, told the British Daily Mail. "A federal official leaving office does not end congressional jurisdiction over impeachment for misconduct in that office."
If Clinton were "convicted by the Senate, the sanction could be ineligibility for future office," Fitton added.Read the rest of this IBD op-ed HERE.
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