BREAKING: Results: House votes on resolution to impeach Trump
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The House voted on Wednesday to table a resolution from Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, to impeach President Donald Trump over racist comments he made about four congresswomen of color, effectively killing the measure.
The vote marked the first time the Democratic-controlled chamber has weighed in on impeachment, an issue that has created a widening schism within the party. Progressive newcomers and several 2020 candidates have pushed for impeachment proceedings, but the House leadership, including Speaker Nancy Pelosi, has been resistant.
The article goes on to state the following:
Pelosi, D-Calif., said Wednesday morning that she does not support the resolution.
“We have six committees working on following the facts in terms of any abuse of power, obstruction of justice and the rest that the president may have engaged in,” she said later in the morning at a news conference. “That is the serious path we’re on — not that Mr. Green is not serious, but we’ll deal with that on the floor.”
Breaking News: The House killed an attempt to impeach President Trump for statements condemned as racist, turning aside a charge that he’d disgraced his officehttps://t.co/n70HTs0hpa
— The New York Times (@nytimes) July 17, 2019
BREAKING: US House votes to table a resolution from Democratic Rep. Al Green to impeach President Donald Trump over racist comments he made about four congresswomen of color, effectively killing the measure. https://t.co/ew7qV7MMbH
— NBC News (@NBCNews) July 17, 2019
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