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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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