Houston Democrat Sheila Jackson Lee has called for the House Judiciary Committee to launch an impeachment inquiry, but has stopped short so far of calling for impeachment. Res. 438) filed by Congressman Brad Sherman and co-sponsored by Congressman Al Green (D-TX).
The impeachment article introduced Wednesday accuses Trump of obstructing justice during the federal investigation of Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 election.
Sherman began circulating a draft of the article in June.
In an interview on Wednesday evening, the conservative anchor argued that Sherman's impeachment push was frivolous, while the California Democrat said that, if nothing else, attempting to impeach Trump could bring about "competence" in the White House.
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I author Articles of Impeachment not to change our national policy. A successful vote for impeachment would require a majority in the House, where Republicans have 46 more seats than Democrats. Perhaps uncontrollable impulses will be controlled. The representative referred to Comey's hearing in which he claimed Trump wanted him to turn his attention away from former national security adviser Michael Flynn in the probe. If the House of Representatives votes to charge Trump, the Senate will then hold the trial.
And that's how Starr got from a land deal to obstruction of justice, perjury and Clinton's relationship with Lewinsky. The article is not expected to gain any traction in the House. But a president can only be convicted and removed from office by a two-thirds vote of the Senate, which has never happened. Trump Jr. responded, "If it's what you say I love it especially later in the summer".
The shade in "many, many months from now" is delicious.
This news comes during a week that's already been quite dramatic for the Trump administration in relation to the Russia investigation. Back in May, Politico detailed just how cautious Democratic leaders have been about this subject, even as a few members continue to raise it.
Amid mounting allegations of Russian involvement with the Trump campaign, the Los Angeles-area politician described the nation's position as "dangerous" and said in a statement: "The evidence we have is sufficient to move forward now".