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Fri Jul 26, 2019, 10:19 PM

Factbox: Trump impeachment backed by 40% of U.S. House Democrats

Source: Reuters

POLITICS JULY 26, 2019 / 4:57 PM / UPDATED AN HOUR AGO

Factbox: Trump impeachment backed by 40% of U.S. House Democrats

Jonas Ekblom
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(Reuters) - Ninety-five Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump.

Several more lawmakers joined the ranks of those wanting to launch the impeachment process after congressional testimony on Wednesday by former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who investigated Trump and the Russians who interfered in the 2016 presidential election to help Trumpís candidacy.

More than 40% of the 235 Democrats in the House now favor initiating an impeachment probe, including representatives from 30 states. The largest group comes from California, where 20 of 46 Democratic representatives are in support.

Here are the House Democrats who have expressed public support for starting an impeachment investigations:

Ann Kirkpatrick, Arizona

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Fri Jul 26, 2019, 10:28 PM

1. You are correct; that was the vote in the House. BUT, I suspect many more House members would

vote in favor IF Nancy said SHE was for it. I think there are a lot of members who respect her that much.

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Fri Jul 26, 2019, 11:05 PM

2. What the hell is wrong with the other 60%

n/t

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