"On the creepiness of the signing ceremony for the impeachment articles: Modern presidents have always held such ceremonies and signed big, happy legislation with many pens. Lyndon B. Johnson liked clutching bunches of them in his thick, meaty fist and handing them out personally
President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the 1964 Civil Rights Act in the East Room of the White House. 9/10 Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and Museum / NARA
Lyndon B. Johnson takes the oath of office aboard Air Force One shortly after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Jacqueline Kennedy stands to his left, while his wife, Lady Bird Johnson, is to his right. 2/10 Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and Museum / NARA
A lot of senators want to have a legislative legacy as influential as Lyndon Johnson’s, but aren’t willing to spend years relentlessly schmoozing and cajoling their peers the way LBJ did.
Trump told supporters that former Lyndon Johnson'>President Lyndon Johnson is "probably looking down – or looking up" and thinking impeachment is "crazy."
“We are aware of no President, not even such ruthless pragmatists as Richard Nixon or Lyndon Johnson, who would have written a public statement like this without so much as a grace note about America’s abiding values and principles.”