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Michele Bachmann Flirts With Tancredo's Obama Impeachment Claim

The Huffington Post   First Posted: 07/29/10 11:43 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:10 PM ET

Michele Bachmann Obama Impeachment
Michele Bachmann Flirts With Tancredo's Obama Impeachment Claim

Rep. Michele Bachmann -- the Tea Party darling and self-proclaimed "lovable little fuzz ball" -- is out flirting with the baseless conviction that President Obama is guilty of an impeachable offense.

The Minnesota Republican was prompted to discuss the seemingly obscure subject matter during an interview with Newsmax earlier this week.

When asked for her take on a recent charge made by former Congressman Tom Tancredo (R-Colo.) that Obama stands vulnerable to impeachment based on a disputed claim from Sen. John Kyl (R-Ariz.) that he's declining to secure the country's border along Mexico for political gain, Bachmann had this to say:

Whether or not this is an impeachable offense is one that the Congress would have to make a determination on. But I think clearly the president isn't acting out of the best interests of what would be good for people's safety and good for our economy.

But this isn't the first time that Bachmann has found herself talking about the impeachment issue. Just last month the conservative congresswoman exclaimed, "Everywhere I go, people ask me, "Michele, can we impeach the president?" She added, "They want a referendum on him."

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