Weekend reading: To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment by Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz

Here’s the blurb for To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment (Basic Books, May 15, 2018) by Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz:

To End a Presidency addresses one of today’s most urgent questions: when and whether to impeach a president. Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz provide an authoritative guide to impeachment’s past and a bold argument about its proper role today. In an era of expansive presidential power and intense partisanship, we must rethink impeachment for the twenty-first century.

Of impeachments, one Constitutional Convention delegate declared, “A good magistrate will not fear them. A bad one will be kept in fear of them.” To End a Presidency is an essential book for all Americans seeking to understand how this crucial but fearsome power should be exercised.

Recommended. — Joe

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