House Passes Resolution Formalizing Impeachment Probe
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From the RightVote shows Pelosi's impeachment inquiry more partisan than Clinton effort
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is already falling behind the 1998 GOP in her impeachment push after Thursday’s vote to launch an inquiry, where she was unable to win a single Republican’s support.
The 232-196 vote even saw two Democrats side with the GOP against the effort, marking a stark break with 1998, the last time Congress pursued impeachment. In that instance 31 Democrats sided with all Republicans in a 257-176 vote launching an inquiry into President Clinton’s behavior.
The lack of bipartisan support could taint the inquiry this time around,...
From the CenterU.S. House lawmakers secure enough votes to pass Trump impeachment rules
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives secured enough votes on Thursday to pass legislation setting up next steps in the fast-moving impeachment process involving Republican President Donald Trump.
The vote is the first formal test of support for the inquiry that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched on Sept. 24. The impeachment inquiry focuses on whether Trump pressured Ukraine into helping him in his 2020 re-election campaign, a charge the president denies.
From the LeftHouse approves Trump impeachment procedures over GOP objections
The House passed a resolution on Thursday approving procedures for its impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, opening a new and public phase of the investigation.
The vote, 232 to 196, was largely along party lines and Republicans objected, alleging that the Democratic inquiry is a farce that has been improperly conducted behind closed doors. House Democrats are now expected to begin holding public hearings in the next few weeks to present testimony against Trump.