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Calls for Impeachment Mount Among Democrats But Party Remains Divided

HeadlineMay 22, 2019

Calls for launching impeachment proceedings are growing among many House Democrats as President Trump continues to block congressional oversight efforts by refusing to hand over documents and by barring officials from testifying. However, the issue remains divisive as the chamber’s leadership has thus far opposed the move. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has argued that focusing on impeachment could hurt the chances of Democrats in the 2020 election. She has called for a closed-door special caucus meeting this morning to discuss the issue. We’ll have more on impeachment after headlines with Congressmember Al Green.

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