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Justin Fox

Andrew Mellon's Conflicts, and Trump's

The president's family business entanglements might not turn out to be a big deal ... as long as his popularity doesn't sink any lower.

On Jan. 6, 1932, a second-term congressman from East Texas stood up on the floor of the House of Representatives and made a shocking announcement.

“On my own responsibility,” Wright Patman said, “I impeach Andrew William Mellon, secretary of the Treasury of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors.”