Nancy Pelosi’s impeachment remarks were laughable

(CNN)House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s laughable announcement this week that she lacked enthusiasm for impeaching President Donald Trump ignored three things: the wishes of several vocal members in her conference, the bloodthirstiness of her party’s base and the credibility of Adam Schiff. Her political instinct is correct — impeaching a president is divisive and could backfire, as it did on Republicans after the 1998 impeachment of President Bill Clinton. Pelosi’s conference defies her all the time. True to form, the goat rodeo continued this week as several broke with her on impeachment. Impeachment is “not a matter of whether, it’s a matter of when,” Rep. John Yarmuth, chairman of the Budget Committee, said. “That doesn’t mean we’re voting on it,” said …