Gingrich says Trump ‘cannot obstruct justice.’ Uh, Newt? Remember that time you impeached Clinton?

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So, this happened:

.@NewtGingrich speaking right now at the @PressClubDC:

"The president of the United States cannot obstruct justice."

— Teddy Davis (@TeddyDavisCNN) June 16, 2017


Now a flashback to 1998—when Newt was speaker of the house—and Article III from the Articles of Impeachment against Bill Clinton:

In his conduct while President of the United States, William Jefferson Clinton, in violation of his constitutional oath faithfully to execute the office of President of the United States and, to the best of his ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, and in violation of his constitutional duty to take care that the laws be faithfully executed, has prevented, obstructed and impeded the administration of justice, and has to that end engaged personally, and through his subordinates and agents, in a course of conduct or scheme designed to delay, impede, cover up and conceal the existence of evidence and testimony … 

So, Newt, besides that sweet, sweet gig Callista is getting at the Vatican, what’s changed? 

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