House rejects vote Trump impeachment resolution after Rep. Al Green forces

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House votes overwhelmingly to table impeachment measure

Rep. Al Green is killed the resolution

The house of representatives with an overwhelming majority, refused to denounce the attempt by President Trump forced to a liberal Texas Congressman, a vote on his effort.

Democratic Rep. Al Green, who repeatedly called the President’s removal, has led two of the indictment against Trump on Wednesday.

But the legislature voted immediately, in order to kill effectively, its resolution, with 364 voting to table, and to move the 58 Democrats in the vote.

In a dramatic speech on the floor before the vote, the Green, called ” Trump “unfit” for office and accuses him of “high crimes.”


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The symbolic vote is expected to be an error in the Republican-controlled house. He put some lawmakers in competitive districts in a difficult Position by forcing them on the record about the dismissal.

The legislature did not want to actually vote for the actual indictment, but on a procedural measure that would have led to a vote on you.

“Like I said, it comes to Democrats, the democracy,” Green wrote in a memo to his colleagues. “It is not about Republicans, it is the fate of our Republic. Can know each time you vote your conscience, that history will judge us.”

Green has discussed his intention to accuse Trump since last spring. In October, Green impeachment articles filed, that almost forced a vote to house Democratic leaders persuaded him to give up the efforts.

At the time, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders the effort “pathetic”.


In his memo to the legislature, Green does not say, “obstruction of justice” or a reference to the ongoing investigations in the 2016 presidential campaign, the connection with Russia.

Instead, it will be highlighted in Green Trump to criminal offences, the Association with “White nationalism, Neo-Nazism and hatred” and “incitement to hatred and hostility”, as that worthy of the charge.

“Friends, whether we like it or not, we now have a zealot in the White house, stir up hatred and hostility” of the Greens, wrote in a letter.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has insisted that any prosecution should make an effort, put on ice, until there is evidence to suggest that an impeachable offense.

Fox News’ Mike Emanuel and Chad Pergram and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Alex Pappas is a political reporter at Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.

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