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Rep. Al Green (D-TX) Calls on Congress to Impeach President Trump

HeadlineMay 18, 2017
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On Capitol Hill, Texas Democrat Al Green on Wednesday became the first congressmember to call for President Trump’s impeachment from the floor of the House of Representatives.

Rep. Al Green: "I rise today, Mr. Speaker, to call for the impeachment of the president of the United States of America for obstruction of justice. … I do it because, Mr. Speaker, there is a belief in this country that no one is above the law, and that includes the president of the United States of America."

Party leaders have sought to tamp down public discussion by a growing number of rank-and-file Democrats over whether to impeach Trump.

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