Gov. Jindal: I Reject Talk of Trying To Impeach the President

The Louisana governor says he's opposed to creeping talk among GOP of impeachment charges

Jindal on Impeaching Obama: ‘I Reject that Kind of Talk’ (Washington Post)

Asked Sunday about recent comments from some Republican lawmakers on impeaching President Obama, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said, “I reject that kind of talk.”

The Republican governor said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that although he disagrees with Obama’s policies, “instead of talking about impeachment,” he preferred “a legitimate debate.” Talking points he said he’d rather discuss included healthcare and education, which he called “the next great civil rights fight.”

“The reality is I didn’t like it when the left spent eight years trying to delegitimize President Bush, calling to question his election,” he said. “I don’t think we should be doing that to President Obama. The reality is, one of the great things about this country is we do have a peaceful transfer of power.”

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