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The Democrats reportedly remain more than 40 House members short of the votes needed to impeach President Donald Trump.

“Democratic insiders say 175 of their members would vote for impeachment today on the House floor,” Politico reported Wednesday.

The news outlet added, “Will that ever tick up, in the face of a leadership that’s looking to tamp it all down? Remember: Dems would need 218 votes on the floor to impeach the president.”

In July, the House voted to table a resolution offered by Democratic Rep. Al Green of Texas to begin the impeachment process.

The final tally was 332-95.

Despite not having a full vote of Congress calling for an impeachment inquiry to begin, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler of New York decided to move forward with one.

Nadler told WNYC-FM’s Brian Lehrer on Monday that Trump must be impeached by the House even though a conviction and removal from office by the Republican-controlled Senate will not happen.

“Impeachment is imperative not because he’s going to be removed from office. The Senate won’t do that. But because we have to vindicate the Constitution,” Nadler said.

“We are involved in an investigation to determine whether to recommend articles of impeachment to the House. That is what we’re doing,” the New York congressman added.

“The term ‘impeachment investigation,’ the term ‘impeachment inquiry’ have no legal meaning. They’re shorthand for an investigation into determining whether to recommend articles of impeachment.”

Politico reported that during a closed meeting last week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California rebuked House Judiciary Committee staff for pushing the impeachment of Trump beyond the current Democratic consensus.

Democrats do not have the votes to impeach the president, she said.

“And you can feel free to leak this,” Pelosi added.

The speaker has consistently expressed a reluctance to begin impeachment proceedings without the support of the American public and bipartisan agreement in Congress.

A Politico/Morning Consult poll released Wednesday found 37 percent are in favor of impeachment proceedings beginning, while 50 percent oppose the move and 12 percent are undecided.

According to Politico, support for impeachment has fluctuated between 35 and 38 percent since the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report in the spring.

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49 Comments
  • NewsBlip says:

    Every time I hear a Democrat talk about respecting the Constitution, I laugh out loud. Not that the Republicans are much better, but really!

  • LEROY WASHINGTON says:

    WHITE PEOPLE HAVE BEEN THE MOST OPPRESSED PEOPLE IN ALL OF HISTORY:

    HERE’S A LIST OF “WHITE SLAVE TRADES”: 1.BARBARY SLAVE TRADE 2. ARAB SLAVE TRADE 3. IRISH SLAVE TRADE 4.CRIMEAN SLAVE TRADE, 100’S OF MILLIONS OF WHITES WERE ENSLAVED OVER THE LAST 2,000 YEARS, 1/2 WERE WOMEN!

  • Cecelia Henderson says:

    I’m sick and tired of the Democrats wasting taxpayer money on crap like this. Why in the world did the American voter think electing 30 more of these fools was a good idea?

  • 2WarAbnVet says:

    ANY Democrat who would vote for impeachment without evidence of a crime or misdemeanor by the President would be marking themselves as an enemy of the American republic.

    • CharlieSeattle says:

      FINAL VOTE RESULTS FOR ROLL CALL 483
      (Democrats in roman; Republicans in italic; Independents underlined)

      H RES 498 YEA-AND-NAY 17-Jul-2019 5:38 PM
      QUESTION: On Motion to Table
      BILL TITLE: Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, of high misdemeanors

      http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2019/roll483.xml

      —- NAYS 95 —

      Adams
      Barragán
      Bass
      Beatty
      Blumenauer
      Bonamici
      Boyle, Brendan F.
      Brown (MD)
      Butterfield
      Cárdenas
      Carson (IN)
      Castro (TX)
      Cicilline
      Clark (MA)
      Clarke (NY)
      Clay
      Cohen
      Davis, Danny K.
      Dean
      DeGette
      DeSaulnier
      Dingell
      Doggett
      Doyle, Michael F.
      Engel
      Escobar
      Espaillat
      Evans
      Fudge
      García (IL)
      Garcia (TX)
      Gomez
      Green, Al (TX)
      Grijalva
      Higgins (NY)
      Huffman
      Jackson Lee
      Jayapal
      Johnson (TX)
      Kelly (IL)
      Kennedy
      Kildee
      Kirkpatrick
      Larsen (WA)
      Lawrence
      Lee (CA)
      Levin (CA)
      Levin (MI)
      Lieu, Ted
      Lofgren
      Lowenthal
      Lowey
      Maloney, Carolyn B.
      Matsui
      McCollum
      McGovern
      McNerney
      Meng
      Moore
      Moulton
      Nadler
      Napolitano
      Neguse
      Norcross
      Ocasio-Cortez
      Omar
      Pallone
      Pascrell
      Payne
      Pingree
      Pocan
      Pressley
      Raskin
      Richmond
      Roybal-Allard
      Scanlon
      Schakowsky
      Scott, David
      Sherman
      Speier
      Swalwell (CA)
      Thompson (CA)
      Thompson (MS)
      Titus
      Tlaib
      Tonko
      Torres (CA)
      Trahan
      Vargas
      Vela
      Velázquez
      Waters
      Watson Coleman
      Welch
      Wilson (FL)

      • Janznice says:

        There will be lots more NAY votes YOU CANNOT IMPEACH SOMEONE WHO DOES EVERYTHING RIGHT AND NOTHING WRONG UNLESS YOU ARE AN UNAMERICAN IDIOT!

      • SoCal Lady says:

        People get out and VOTE THESE TRAITORS OUT come 2020 ….Let your VIEWS be heard from the BALLOT BOX
        We need VOTER ID enough of VOTER FRAUD…

    • Jamie says:

      Evidence??? They don’t even know what the crime is.

      • Kathy says:

        Seriously Jamie, Nadler can’t even come up with one reason to impeach him. So sad they do this to a President who works so hard for the American people while they pocket every single tax psyers dollars and President Trump still doesn”t get paid. He promised that when he took the Presidency. Shame!

  • Susiedarling says:

    This Democrat House of Representatives are a bunch of idiots. They are crazy. They are out of their minds. They need to get around to helping the people of this country and need to unstick that needle they have stuck on hating Trump 7 days a week/24 hours a day. They are truly sick. I don’t know how else to explain them. Our country deserves better.

    • Kathy says:

      They are very sick and so full of hate for President Trump. Yesterday and today Trump went through LA & S.F. and saw the filth lining the streets with homeless and trash, feces in the streets and I thought, all the time he has been President those POLITICIANS, Pelosi, Waters, and Newsom which is their districts, have hated him, tried to find anything against him and brought these frivilous lawsuits against him wasting taxpayers money. All while neglecting the jobs they were elected to do. Also, opening these cities up as santuary cities which brought more illegals to these streets. Now. they want Trump to come in and clean it up for them, after they blamed him for their failures and on top of it asked for funding. What balls of fury they have right?

  • Asisay says:

    Best president we have ever had and they want to impeach him? Why? Because he can’t be bought?! Democrats destroying America one step at a time! Defend America, vote democrats out of office!

    • Sandy Miller says:

      Because Trump IS the best POTUS we have ever had but he happens to NOT be a Democrap, that’s why they want him impeached. NOT because they have anything nefarious against him.

  • David says:

    The democrats have not done anything that reflects the needs and desires of their constituents for the last two and a half years! They are only full time trying to slow the process of our government. I left the Democrat party after 50 years because they have radically and dramAtically,moved to the left. It’s now time for them to move to Venezuela!

  • Jerry W says:

    Where were these Constitutional Democrats while Obama, Clinton, and the rest of the previous administration were trampling all over the Constitution to enrich themselves? They are the reason this independent voter switched to a firm Conservative. They (the left) would gladly destroy our Constitutional Republic for more green in their pockets.

    • George says:

      Remember, their socialist agenda will also destroy the Constitution. Most of the socialist agenda does not fit within the framework of the Constitution.

  • CelticGyrl says:

    The Democrats have not passed one single piece of legislation that would better anything affecting American citizens lives and livelihoods since taking majority of the House in 2018. Every moment of their short time when they are actual in the House supposedly working for the American people has been spent trying to oust and take down President Trump. Millions of taxpayer dollars wasted by committee after committee with nothing resulting yet they turn around and pursue another amorphous charge. Enough is enough! I pray every day that all American loving patriots will go to the polls in 2020 and reverse the majority and also remove the members of the Republican Party who have been working against the president as well.

    • Sugaree says:

      Exactly and their overoaid arses need ejected out of their seats. They are imbecilic and useless. Our Framers are ready to seek them out in the middle of the night. woooo hooo boooo

    • FRED says:

      their main support is for the illegals and welfare leeches who like the Democrats contribute nothing==

  • Cheryl says:

    I demand an impeachment vote to be taken, NOW! In addition, list EVERYONE and how they voted.

  • Don says:

    These imbecilic morons are going to keep this shit up until they destroy their party. I hope it is soon so it won’t cost us so much. Think about if they put that much effort into something positive for REAL Americans. They are a low specimen of scum.

  • Jamie says:

    Nadler is impeaching himself, and is too stupid to realize it.

    • Sugaree says:

      Hahahaha lol One can only hope.

    • George says:

      I suspect that he is nursing a 30 ear old grudge against Donald Trump. the developer. Before Nadler became a congressman, he was a NY state assemblyman when he had a disagreement with Trump over a development in Nadler’s district. Nadler lost. So he has been nursing this grudge ever since. He sees this as a chance to get even. So he his hell bent on finding anything, no matter how small, that he might use for a possible impeachment.

      • Disgusted says:

        That sounds about right. Jealousy….. Nadler can’t handle being less of a businessman than Trump. He should be impeached himself for being so damn ugly.

  • janznice says:

    All Democrats know how to do is waste tax payers money!
    Trump is the best president America has had in the last 200 years.
    Democrats are INSANE by definition.

  • 1776 says:

    The Constitution spells out why a president can be impeached, and there is nothing in the Mueller Report that comes close to meeting those legal requirements.

    • neo says:

      One has to remember that Muleface was head of the FBI when Killery/Obozo sealed the deal with Russia on the Uranium 1 deal , which in my opinion was treason and they should be adjudicated for their crimes….so how could you believe the report with him /strock writing that?

      • Dolores Herrmann says:

        Still trying to find out who pocketed the money from the sale. Both of them came into lots of money to purchase million dollar homes (and her 3 of them).

  • steve says:

    The DEMOCRATIC VOTE to impeach TRUMPS “MEANS NOTHING”…Its takes the IMPEACHMENT VOTE of the SENATE to officially impeach TRUMP

  • Sher says:

    I say lets IMPEACH ALL these demonrat Politicians. We can find a hell of a lot on them. I sure as hell dont want to hear all this made up shit from these corrupt, evil, lying, stupid IDIOTS for the whole year and until election day. Cant wait to see these demonrats get whats coming to them. GO TRUMP 2020🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

  • VietnamVeteran says:

    Yes, impeach President Trump for WHAT ? ? ? Violating something in the Constitution ? The demo-rats do that all the time – in their sleep, in Congress, on the streets, in the gutter, in the alleys, at the border, in the court rooms, . . . . . . . everywhere, all the time. The demo-rats have NO clue what the Constitution is all about.

  • George says:

    This is ridiculous. The greatest threat and abuse of the US Constitution is the Democrats. They are abusing it every time they say that the President is a threat to the Constitution. They cannot give one real example to support their false narrative. But, we can see by their abuse of power and rhetoric that they are a very serious threat to the Constitution. Their attempt to impose additional gun laws are a threat to the Second Amendment. The abuse of the system for their continual “investigations” in search of anything they can find to accuse the President and begin the impeachment process is another example of their abuse of the Constitution. Their socialist agenda is also a very existential threat to the Constitution. Whatever they are accusing the President of, they are doing themselves.

  • kat says:

    They are truly asking for trouble if they impeach our President. We elected him and we will fight to keep him.

  • Tmc8866 says:

    Jerry Nadler is a fat tub of shit

  • Kim M says:

    Democrats are the ones who are violating or trying to violate the Constitution.

  • Guy Clericy says:

    I am glad to see the idiots on the left get all work up when it is they who start all thing.

  • Ernie says:

    Why would anyone want to impeach the BEST President we’ve had in the past 70 Plus years??

  • Michael says:

    Impeach Nadler.

  • Madeleine says:

    Yes and you can bet amongst those who want impeachment are the 4 stooges (squad nut cases), Nadler, Schiffty and any others who are terrified of their dark secrets being exposed

  • neo says:

    The ones calling for impeachment are the ones with the most crimes to hide and are afraid of being exposed …Trump held a rally and raised 15 million in one day….IN KALIFORNIA….Kamala Harris raised 13 million….in three MONTHS….now even in the liberal strong hold the populace is behind Trump.

  • Lost River says:

    Solution = Vote them out!!! #walkaway

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