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Boehner rules out impeachment as Democrats cash in on threat

WASHINGTON -- After Democrats said Tuesday they had raised $7.6 million by warning supporters that a planned GOP lawsuit against President Barack Obama could lead to impeachment, House Speaker John A. Boehner accused the White House of engaging in a fundraising "scam" because there are "no plans" for such a step. In his most definitive comments on the subject to date, Boehner said that Democrats are using the impeachment issue to raise money and rally their base. "This whole talk about impeachment is coming from the president's own staff and coming from Democrats on Capitol Hill," Boehner told reporters Tuesday. "We have no plans to impeach the president. We have no future plans." ...

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