George Conway: Case for Trump's impeachment better than Nixon's

In a series of tweets Tuesday morning, attorney George ConwayGeorge ConwayGeorge Conway: GOP blocking Jan. 6 commission 'more appalling' than both Trump acquittals Press: Get orange jumpsuit ready: extra large Influential Republicans detail call to reform party, threaten to form new one MORE, husband of White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayPsaki defends move to oust Trump appointees from military academy boards Defense & National Security: The post-airlift evacuation struggle Conway and Spicer fire back at White House over board resignation requests MORE, said President TrumpDonald TrumpCapitol fencing starts coming down after 'Justice for J6' rally Netanyahu suggests Biden fell asleep in meeting with Israeli PM Aides try to keep Biden away from unscripted events or long interviews, book claims MORE engaged in misconduct “worse than the misconduct that led to Nixon’s resignation.”

Conway linked to a column by The Washington Post’s Greg Sargent that said alleged attempts by Trump to stymie special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerSenate Democrats urge Garland not to fight court order to release Trump obstruction memo Why a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel MORE’s investigation “impeded the inquiry into not just his conduct, but also into the Russian attack on our political system.”

“Exactly right,” Conway, a frequent Trump critic, wrote Tuesday, citing the president’s oath to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.”

“Trump violated that oath and put his own vanity and self-interest above that of the nation and people whose laws and Constitution he swore to faithfully execute and uphold,” Conway tweeted. “If that’s not impeachable, nothing is.”


This angle, Conway wrote, is “why Trump’s misconduct is worse than the misconduct that led to Nixon’s resignation.”

Conway called on Congress to remove Trump in a Washington Post column last week, writing that Mueller’s report portrays Trump as “a cancer in the presidency.” Conway made the same comparison to Nixon in the column, writing that Nixon was “passive” compared to Trump.

“Do we have a president who is loyal to the country, or loyal only to himself? When you put the question that way, and the object of the question is Donald J. Trump, now that we know all that we know about him and have seen all that we have seen, there can only be one answer,” Conway tweeted Tuesday.

Conway’s excoriation of Trump has drawn the president’s ire before, with Trump calling him a “total loser” and “husband from hell” in late March, but Trump has largely been silent on Conway since despite Conway’s continued criticism.