He seized the moment to come out with perhaps his strongest stance to date toward impeaching President George W. Bush.
"I'm going to talk to members of Congress this week and tell them taking impeachment off the table is a big mistake," he said.
Kucinich was moved to take action, he said, in part because of Bush's recent suggestion to reporters that a world war with Iran might be imminent, leading Kucinich to wonder "whether he's playing with Armageddon or he's not well."
"The world can't countenance the president of the United States raising the specter of World War III," he said. "A president must be temperate with his words."
Kucinich: "Taking impeachment off the table is a big mistake"
Julia Reynolds reports in the Monterey Herald, "Kucinich pushes Bush impeachment":