Everyone's talking about impeachment and Clinton & Johnson as the only presidents ever impeached. But most people don't know WHY Johnson was impeached.
So let me tell you the story about how not impeaching a racist president is a BIG reason why white supremacy lingers in America
— michaelharriot (@michaelharriot) December 12, 2019
Michael Harriot is the Roots writer who had that much-discussed convo about racism with Pete Buttigieg. I knew the basics of Johnson’s impeachment, but I learned stuff from Harriot’s thread here. Click on the tweet below to read the whole thing with the extraneous headers stripped out:
Hola, please find the unroll here: Thread by @michaelharriot: Everyone's talking about impeachment and Clinton & Johnson as the only presidents ever… https://t.co/x8GiRbbFgT. Share this if you think it's interesting. ?
— Thread Reader App (@threadreaderapp) December 12, 2019
Dems planning to vote against impeaching Trump take note: “no senator who voted to acquit Johnson ever held office again” https://t.co/WaKO8yaimD
— Malcolm Nance (@MalcolmNance) December 12, 2019