Democrat coup attempt backfiring on them
If it is a trap it is one they have sprung on themselves. Their visceral hatred for the President is not popular with the voters. They have tried to finesse it by leaders downplaying the possibility, but to be successful they would need a commitment not to pursue it, which would be a problem with many in their kook base.
Invoking the specter of President Trump’s impeachment has become a fund-raising and get-out-the-vote tactic for Republicans. Democratic leaders see the issue as a trap.