This Republican House Member Just Came Out In Support Of Impeachment
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The first Republican House member has come forward in support of an impeachment inquiry into President Trump and he has made it clear that he wants everyone to know. This congressman is Rep. Mark Amodei from Nevada.
During a call with reporters, Amodei made it clear that he supports an impeachment inquiry into President Trump but made it clear that he wouldn't necessarily vote to impeach the President saying the House should “put it through the process and see what happens.”
“I’m a big fan of oversight, so let’s let the committees get to work and see where it goes,” he said.
“Using government agencies to, if it’s proven, to put your finger on the scale of an election, I don’t think that’s right,” Amodei said. “If it turns out that it’s something along those lines, then there’s a problem.”
Amodei later clarified that, “In no way, shape, or form did I indicate support for impeachment.”
“Amodei declined to say whether he believes Trump committed an impeachable offense, though he noted that his comments in the call were regrettable,” the Independent reported.
“If it was my statement and I had the ability to do it over, I would probably phrase it differently,” he said. “I don’t know that it’s a smoking gun.”
“I think that’s why we have the committee process,” Amodei added. “I won’t attribute what was in the president’s mind. That wasn’t a great way to express concern about it. Part of what the committees will do is try to find some context for that and then based on what a fair reading of the context is, they’ll go forward from there.”
“I don’t care if it was a partisan spy or not,” he continued. “The only thing I get a vote on is, if it comes to the House floor… do I think that there is evidence there that is credible, that says he broke a specific law?”
Check out what the Daily Wire reported:
The endgame will take place is the Senate, where Republicans hold a 53-45 margin over Democrats, with two independents. But to convict Trump and oust him from office, Democrats need a 2/3 majority, or 67 votes. That means Democrats need 22 extra votes to get to the magic number.
Some in the Senate may be convinceable. Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) has called Trump’s actions “troubling,” Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) said the phone call with the Ukrainian president was “very concerning,” and Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) has warned Republicans against “rushing to circle the wagons to say there’s no there there when there’s obviously lots that’s very troubling there.”
On Tuesday, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced an official impeachment inquiry against President Trump based off of a second-hand politically biased whistleblower's claim that President Trump bribed Ukraine's President with military funds to start an investigation into Joe Biden for getting a Ukrainian prosecutor fired who was investigating his son.
This move by the Speaker is an obvious political hit job with the sole intention of removing our duly elected president from office.
The whistleblower claimed that President Trump set up a quid pro quo agreement regarding military aid with Ukraine and in return, Ukraine would investigate Joe Biden. Pelosi used the whistleblower's claim to begin an impeachment inquiry, however the transcript of the call which was released the next day, revealed that President Trump did not leverage military aid in any way. The Democrats started an impeachment inquiry based on lies.
“The actions of the Trump presidency revealed dishonorable facts of the president’s betrayal of his oath of office, betrayal of his national security and betrayal of the integrity of our elections,” Pelosi said on Tuesday before the actual transcript of the call was even released.
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