Florida GOP Rep on impeachment: “All options should be on the table” if Obama goes around Congress

Florida Congressman Trey Radel wouldn’t rule out impeachment if Obama tries to circumvent Congress with executive orders, saying instead that “all options should be on the table” (via Shark-Tank)

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  • Joengima

    Alright, what about all the other times he went around Congress?

    Don’t get me wrong, I love the 2nd Amendment and the Constitution, but the damn White House broke the law with regards to Budget Deadlines several times. I think we have enough evidence/reason to impeach him NOW.


    • I agree with you do not get me wrong, but this is a very testy subject, that is why everyone is talking about impeachment now. This is what protects us against tyranny and history repeating itself.

    • The trouble is also, to throw him out, you’d have to get the senate to convict. So we know how far THAT’s going to go!

      • PatrickHenrysBody

        I forgot about the despicable Harry Reid. He makes me say this every time his name is mentioned:

        A truly wretched, vile person.

        • Orangeone

          Here are a couple of interesting provisions:

          Under Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment, no person who swore an oath to support the Constitution, and later rebelled against the United States, can become president. However, this disqualification can be lifted by a two-thirds vote of each house of Congress.

          Article II, Section 4 of the Constitution allows the House of Representatives to impeach high federal officials, including the president, for “treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.”

      • bobemakk

        I don’t care, I believe there are enough politicians that disagree with the self proclaimed Messiah to impeach him. I see it all over the internet. IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!

    • Sober_Thinking

      Spot on.

    • PatrickHenrysBody

      You’re right on the money! Why have they waited until now? There is more than enough on Zero to impeach him without waiting for what he is going to do this year.

  • JerrymB

    This Marxist already has numerous things for which he should have already been impeached. This is just political talk that won’t go anywhere.

    • Radel is a new Congressman, from my county. He’s sticking to what he ran on and believes in. I do doubt though that most of the “lifers” in Congress will back it which is pathetic.

      • Nitnyline

        He is my Congressman and I wrote to him to tell him how proud I am for his convictions and the adherence he puts to the oath he swore to protect and defend the Constitution from all enemies, foreign or domestic.

      • Orangeone

        Rep Stockman tweeted his office is inundated with calls of support!

        • I did see his “rebuttle” after the speech- posted it on facebook 🙂

          • Orangeone

            Raised bloody hell with my US Rep today, told him he better vote with Stockman on all of his bills, tired of his shameful “wait and see” attitude, ashamed that he is a veteran.

            • Good for you sis. We need to show our appreciation or our frustration to all of our reps on this issue. I know I’m planning on calling my county sheriff tomorrow to find out where he stands as far as some other sheriffs are sending non compliance letters to plugs. I have a strong feeling though (love our sheriff here!) that he’s already sent one.

              • Orangeone

                Good going sis!  I’ll check into my county sheriff, afraid he’s  lib so no faith but I will cross my fingers and say an extra prayer.

  • By God impeach him if he does this! And if that route fails…. well… all options are on the table right? “pumps shotgun”

  • PicklePlants

    I hate to bring this up, but President Biden? Now that is a truly scary thought.

    • physicsnut

      why make our work harder ?
      frankly we have to get this straight – America is NOT England.
      Maybe even Biden gets that. Probably not.

    • stage9

      I said the same thing yesterday.

    • Betsey_Ross

      Biden has the same problem as Obama. He’s always wrong, but can’t get away with it all the time as Obama does. You could probably make the case for a Biden impeachment, too.

      • PicklePlants

        I agree that he would not be anywhere as skilled a propagandist. He also is not too bright, so he would get himself in trouble at ever turn.

        I guess a toddler is easier to control than a snake.

        • If we could impeach on stupidity alone, he’d have been gone long, LONG ago.

      • TexasPGRRider

        Next in line would be Speaker of the House I believe. Let`s see….what`s that guy`s name ??????????

        • PatrickHenrysBody

          I don’t know. They all look the same to me. 😛

    • PatrickHenrysBody

      Yes, the phonetically challenged Crazy Joe Biden is a scary thought!

  • physicsnut

    uh – HE ALREADY WENT AROUND THE CONSTITUTION. it is called ObamaCare. duh.

    • PatrickHenrysBody

      BINGO!!! Also his EO on amnesty for illegals.

  • aposematic

    Moon walking…

    • Betsey_Ross

      We didn’t have to lose them. You are right, the Congress did nothing to stop him. They just let it happen. One side did because they agree with it. The other side didn’t bother to stop him because they are afraid. They should be afraid of us, but they aren’t.

      • MiketheMarine


        • Betsey_Ross

          I pray for their fear daily. That prayer hasn’t been answered…….yet.

          • MiketheMarine

            All prayers are anwered in God’s time, not ours, but I’ve seen enough of the worst of man to know that those answer do ALWAYS come. Maybe not as quickly or brutally as we’d prefer but that’s why God runs this show.

            Have faith, my little flag maker, have faith.

            • TexasPGRRider

              AMEN !!!!!!! THY will be done……..

      • colliemum

        Spot on – they are not afraid of their constituents, that’s why they don’t and won’t do anything.

  • OH YAY!!! I knew Trey would do it!! That’s My boy right there!! Whoo hoo. Good for Trey. Now, if I could just get him to make a case for Treason for Benghazi.

    • MiketheMarine

      And murder for Fast and Furious…..

      • Yes, that too. Afternoon myMarine.

        • MiketheMarine


          Afternoon, Angel.

      • PatrickHenrysBody

        Heck, he approved of the murder of defenseless beings in the womb while he was sort of a state senator in Illinois. Maybe we can make that retroactive in his case?

    • unclesamnephew

      your videos on Benghazi are very well done. i hope that enough people view them and demand accountabilty of this tyrant administration. to our fellow scoop fans, our little cuz duckie has produced 5 videos about Benghazi. you all need to view and share them. today wouldn’t be soon enough

      • Thank you cousin. For watching them, and for your encouragement. There will be more, but I had to get away from it for today. I pray some how these can get seen- not for me, for people to know and understand it all, and all the unanswered questions, the deviousness and callousness of dear leader and his administration.

        Thank you cousin. I wish I had a bigger outlet to show them.

        • unclesamnephew

          dearest duck, i have asked, via e-mail, my sister and brother what their thoughts are of your videos. i also asked if they have forwarded. i trust their views. i’ll report the findings. i still drive my truck daily with the sign on the back “Obama the Butcher of Benghazi” the usual response is a dropped jaw or a thumb up

          • Oh well done cousin! On the sign I mean! Thank you for passing the videos too though, am very grateful for all you’re doing to help!!! 🙂 I appreciate it very much.

  • Linky1

    The drumbeats for impeachment are getting louder as conservative politicians are waking up, albeit somewhat late.

    Let’s hope they have the courage of their convictions to say what they mean and mean what they say and impeach the Bbas***d!!!

    • Betsey_Ross

      I hope it isn’t too late. I don’t think there is a single politician up there in DC that even understands what fighting Obama can do for each of their careers. Just do the right thing and you will be adored and even have your re-election coffers expand. This is why they were elected in the first place—-to stop Obama. We’re dying out here and they just sit there. Cudos to Stockton, Radel, and even Rand Paul.

  • SineWaveII

    They should just go ahead with the impeachment articles now, they are going to be needing them soon. And he’s already committed enough crimes that not only should he be removed. He should be indicted, tried and sent to prison.

    On another subject is anyone else experiencing this latest stupidity from Microsoft where if you were stupid enough to “try” Windows 8 (and then found out they wouldn’t let you go back to Windows 7) – now the “trial period” has expired they have made the Nazi-Fascist move of installing malware on your computer that makes it re-boot every two hours until you agree to pay them (even if you don’t want it and would prefer to go back to Windows 7)? I would be interested in knowing if anyone else is experiencing this, or if you agreed to “try” Windows 8 last year. After this I think that Microsoft should just adopt the swastika as their trademark and be done with it.

  • colliemum

    So what is he, what are his colleagues waiting for?

    Why talk about impeachment – why not go ahead? Now?

  • maynardb50

    So, as I read about Obama’s speech, he wants doctors to divulge patient sanity to prevent some patients from owning/possessing a gun.
    I have stated here several times to those fellow veterans of mine to be careful about applying for PTSD benefits through the VA. Maybe I am wrong, but the best treatment I ever received (and my brother before me) was a loving, caring family, and a desire to get back in the “world”. It will be interesting to see if this president imposes on the VA for names of PTSD vets to further his agenda of disarming America.

    • TexasPGRRider

      THANK YOU for Your service and My FREEDOM SIR !!! The sad truth is BO has probably already done that….May the Good Lord BLESS our Troops wherever they may be !!!!!!!!!!! Peace be with you.

    • wodiej

      thank you for your service my friend but Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is very serious and just having a loving, supportive family is not always enough.

  • neko_dachi

    One question: What would impeaching Obama actually do?

    Bill Clinton was impeached. I don’t recall it actually affecting him in the slightest. In fact, I think most people don’t even realize he was impeached. Why do we think impeaching Obama will be any different?

    • Betsey_Ross

      It may not right away. The Senate has the power to remove him from office. There are several reasons to impeach him and remove him from office. Do it one Constitutional case at a time. He knows why this could be his downfall, but he was willing to take the chance. He thinks we are all stupid, not just his constituency. He’s an arrogant POS and some how, some where he will get his justice.

      Bill Clinton’s license to practice law was removed, but not permanently. His only means of support was running his mouth. He certainly isn’t a pauper as he has been well paid, but there is always the knowledge that he was the second American President to be impeached and it was for lying. I know there are some that believe him, but to this day I don’t. Or Hillary for that matter.

      • Linky1

        From my perch here in Canada, I see many reasons for impeachment and treason. Barky Boy is playing the Teflon card, knowing he has a Democratic Senate who will not impeach and a bunch of gutless RINOS too scared of their own shadows to speak out. He is surrounded by minions and henchmen to do his dirty work. As for treason-it’s up to greater minds than mine to know the reasons, procedures, and on and on and on.

        As for Bubba Clintoon – while the impeachment didn’t stick, he was impeached. It left a stain (!!!) on his presidency. The politicians of the time had the courage of their convictions to go ahead and do this albeit, for something that today, would not be considered serious at all…lying.

        I could cite the many reasons here to impeach Barky Boy, but I think we all have a good idea of the why’s and wherefores, it’s just a matter of putting the procedures in motion and having politicians who have the courage to stand up to tyranny.

  • 12grace

    Impeaching obama is not enough he must be thrown out of office and put in jail.

    Impeaching Obama: What You Can Do


  • Watchman74

    A nice thought, but I don’t think it’s going to happen. He’s the Teflon president.

  • pmb88

    The problem is that O would have to really screw up badly for the Dems and MSM to get on that wagon.

  • sjmom

    Impeachment is not enough! Treason is the route which should be taken.

    • TexasPGRRider

      You got THAT right sj !!!!!!!!

  • deeme

    He went around congress ,we are waiting..!!!

  • Philo Beddoe

    I’m sure Boehner will go along with this.

  • And let’s not forget “fast & furious”, “Bengazi” , budgets, ….. “We The People” didn’t forget those things, obama’s propaganda rags, the 10 o’clock news, & lame-stream media never heard of them ….

  • Taurnil Oronar

    We will see if it is nothing but bluster.

  • Constance

    I appreciate the one or two people who speak this way, but honestly I don’t believe any of it. Until I actually see the GOP as a party DO something other than threaten, I will continue to remain an Independent and I will continue to pursue moving into a third party as conservatives. They lost me completely – it will take a whole bunch of action to ever get me back now.

  • Flyboy39

    I am a progressive and I agree that impeachment is in order when a President acts contrary to the Constitution he is first and foremost sworn to uphold. These current efforts to limit, ban and usurp the 2nd amendment are such grounds for impeachment.

    The rifle I have lawfully owned since the end of the first Gulf War is now “prohibited” by closed door dealings in my NY state. There is not one thing in these “prevention measures” that if in place before Sandy Hook would have prevented or moderated any of the awful outcomes there.

    I agree with the Congessman and commend him on his clarity on this issue. The attempts must not pass the Congress. There needs to be a Federal law affirming ownership rights and over writing more draconian state law restrictions in order to recognize and protect the Constitution.

    I am former military service. The purpose of owning efficient arms is to protect myself, my family and this country and its democracy from those who would take that away for their own purposes, be they foreign or domestic.

    The overwhelming majority of US Citizens are self regulating, law abiding persons who do not need to be controled by the government. I know assault rifles are scary looking to many. I know they are NOT battlefield weapons, no one would go to war so poorly armed.

    I can assure all that there is no difference between the feeling of the bullet that comes out of the nice wood hunting rifle and the assault rifle when it hits you. Both are equally designed for killing.

    We have a national economy to fix!! THere is no place for this opportunistic political theatre at this point in time, or ever.

    I plan to switch political party over this hijack of our rights.

    • TexasPGRRider

      THANK YOU for Your Service and My FREEDOM SIR !!! While I was growing up, my Dad had a 30-06 hunting rifle. Come to find out, a B-A-R (Browning Automatic Rifle), a favorite weapon of many in the 20th century, shoots the same round. XLNT POINT !!!

  • valigirl4ever

    I read alot of people on here that think congress has no balls. Well, I read where most Americans did not want to go over the cliff. I contacted my congressmen and I told them, please lets go over the cliff and do not let Obama do what we all know he will do. We all have to let the government know how we feel and what we think, and the polls said to make a deal and do not go over the cliff, so most voted like the polls said the people wanted. Bashing congress is what Obama wants. How about a little support and voice that you do not want to them to deal with Obama, and for them to just so no. We have to stay united and not let the democrats or Obama divide any of us.

  • Sober_Thinking


  • wodiej

    The members of the House need to get a spine and finally stop this dictatorship. It’s shameful.

  • TaimeAgair

    Yes, so get on with it already!

  • Ray

    At least some put the country and constitution over their career and worry about news media lynching.

  • When Clinton was impeached, they let him stay in office. He couldn’t do anything domestically speaking, but still commanded the armed forces. That is less than ideal in this day and age with Zero, but it could keep any gun bans and regulatory tyranny at bay.

  • misterlogic0013

    Good, solid, public servants are coming out of the woodwork, they will find much support in the coming months and years .. Everyday American want a voice, we will find many as OB goes for broke.