Pelosi Ally, Freshmen Democrat Join Calls for Trump Impeachment

Pelosi Ally, Freshmen Democrat Join Calls for Trump Impeachment

America's Voice Admin
June 20, 2019

An ally of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a Democrat who flipped a Republican district have joined calls for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.

Rep. Jan Schakowsky says in a Twitter video Trump "certainly has committed all kinds of offenses that meet the standard" for a formal charge by the House.

Rep. Sean Casten tells the Chicago Sun-Times he wants Congress to use "every tool" to investigate Trump, even if that means paying a political price in the 2020 elections.

Both Illinois lawmakers say beginning an impeachment inquiry would give the House more legal strength to compel information from a president who's pledged not to cooperate.

They join more than 60 other lawmakers in the 435-member House who've called for impeachment. Most Democrats aren't behind the idea.

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