Washington – Sen. Richard Blumenthal is optimistic Republican senators will eventually see the need to impeach the president.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi touched off the impeachment inquiry this week, but the nation is just at the beginning of a long — and complicated –process.
Rep. Jim Himes asked if the nation’s top intelligence official talked to President Trump about the whistleblower complaint that could lead to his impeachment.
“Senator Chris Murphy literally threatened the president of Ukraine that if he doesn’t do things right, they won’t have Democrat support in Congress,” Trump said.
A rough transcript of the president’s call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has CT lawmakers doubling down on impeachment inquiry.
Members of the Connecticut delegation, who had opposed impeachment of the president, said they believe Trump has left them with no choice.
CT lawmakers on on Monday said revelations that Trump discussed Joe Biden with Ukraine’s leader puts impeachment in a new light.
Sen. Chris Murphy said Trump’s apparent admission that he asked the Ukrainian president to investigate Joe Biden’s son has caused him to rethink his stance on impeachment.
“There will be a short fundraiser over the weekend in New Haven to raise (money) for the DCCC,” said Sarah Locke, Rep. Rosa DeLauro’s campaign manager.
Rep. John Larson wants to hold back on impeaching Donald Trump, angering some of his constituents.
The poll also showed a vast majority of Americans continue to be opposed to the impeachment of the president.
Rep. Jim Himes, who will question Robert Mueller Wednesday, says the former special counsel is ‘”a very careful person.”
It is the third time the House has blocked a vote on a Trump impeachment resolution.
U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th District, broke ranks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, becoming the first member of the Connecticut delegation to call for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald J. Trump.
His experience as a prosecutor and litigator gives him great experience for the job, while Donald Trump gave the senator a focus.