Nancy Pelosi Under Siege From Impeachment Hungry Dems

Washington Free Beacon | 5/22/2019 | Andrew Stiles
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BY: Andrew Stiles

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) is reluctant to initiate impeachment proceedings against President Donald J. Trump, but her Democratic colleagues have other ideas.

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House Democrats met on Wednesday discuss the issue as Pelosi tries to beat back a growing rebellion in her ranks from members who believe impeachment is the best way forward.

"A growing majority of our caucus believes that impeachment is going to be inevitable," said Rep. John Yarmuth (D., Ky.), chairman of the House Budget Committee, during an interview with CNN on Wednesday.

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Pelosi is facing dissent from all factions of the party, from celebrity socialist freshmen such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.), to top-ranking veterans such as Elijah Cummings (D., Md.), chairman of the House Oversight Committee, who told reporters that President Trump was "not leaving us with any choices" about whether to pursue impeachment.

Some House Democrats feel compelled to initiate impeachment proceedings in response to what they view as the Trump...
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