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Jimmy Kimmel is puzzled: While Congressional Republicanscomplain that the Democrats are moving too briskly toward impeachment of DonaldTrump, the president himself wants them to move even faster, as he tweeted on Thursday.Nancy Pelosi seems ready to oblige him.

Meanwhile as Kimmel notes, Trump has come up with a newalibi for his extortion demand to the Ukraine president. And both KellyanneConway and Louie Gohmert are fed up with all that book learning on display atthe House Judiciary Committee hearing. That’s the problem with America – too manylaw professors who know what they’re talking about.

“Maybe we should start calling stupid people ‘Gohmerts,’” muses Kimmel. “See that guy who put his foot in a wood chipper? What a Gohmert.”

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On Tuesday, the House Select Committee hearing featured testimony from Cassidy Hutchinson, former Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows’ aide. It was damning. Hutchinson went on the record reiterating what she had told investigators previously, detailing the many things she saw and heard before and during January 6, 2021. Her testimony touched on Trump’s insistence that he join the riot at the Capitol, his knowledge of armed MAGA audience members, the bizarre disappearing act Meadows performed, and the fact that leading up to the “Stop the Steal” rally, Trump’s own lawyer knew that crimes were most likely being committed.

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