By Congressman Bradley Byrne
Guest Writer 

The cost of impeachment

 

October 10, 2019



In the summer of 1973, as a student intern in Washington far from my home in Mobile, I got a firsthand view as the Senate held its Watergate hearings. For a young person, it was an amazing introduction to politics, and I was fascinated by what I saw.

I followed the subsequent impeachment proceedings in 1974 carefully. Unfortunately, as the facts came out, it was clear President Nixon couldn’t continue in office.

During the Clinton impeachment drama, I was a busy father, attorney, and part time state school board member. I could not pay as close attention, but I still watched everything...



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