Sen. Tom Coburn: Obama Now 'Close' To Grounds For Impeachment | Roland Martin Reports

Sen. Tom Coburn Raises Possibility Of Impeachment At Town Hall

Source: Carrie Dann / NBC News

A Republican lawmaker on Wednesday appeared to suggest that President Barack Obama is “getting perilously close” to meeting the criteria for impeachment.

“I think those are serious things, but we’re in serious times,” said Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn during a town hall in his home state.

“And I don’t have the legal background to know if that rises to ‘high crimes and misdemeanors,’ but I think you’re getting perilously close.”

The remark came after an attendee called the Obama administration “lawless” and asked, “who is responsible for enforcing [Obama’s] constitutional responsibilities?”

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