85 House Democrats want to open an impeachment inquiry into Trump

85 House Democrats want to open an impeachment inquiry into Trump 1
Pete Aguilar D-CAD+8

“We’ll follow the evidence and see where it takes us. No door should be closed,” he told the Los Angeles Times. Read more »

Colin Allred D-TXR+5

Allred said on May 28 that Congress should continue its investigations before moving to impeachment proceedings. Read more »

Cindy Axne D-IAR+1

“We have a duty to continue looking into the findings of the special counsel’s report and uphold the rule of law,” she told the Wall Street Journal in May. Read more »

Karen Bass D-CAD+37JUD.

“I do not think it’s appropriate to rush,” she told CQ Roll Call on May 15. Read more »

Ami Bera D-CAD+3

“I don’t think that’s where we should go,” Bera told KTXL on April 25. Read more »

Lisa Blunt Rochester D-DED+6

Blunt Rochester supports continuing congressional investigations into President Trump, a spokesman told The Washington Post on June 14.

Anthony Brindisi D-NYR+6

“Impeachment is a mistake,” he told the Wall Street Journal. Read more »

Anthony G. Brown D-MDD+28

“I support whatever report comes out of the Judiciary Committee,” he told Maryland Matters in June. Read more »

Julia Brownley D-CAD+7

“Congress must, at the right time, open an impeachment inquiry,” she told the Los Angeles Times. Read more »

Cheri Bustos D-ILD+3

The chairwoman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has privately argued that Mueller’s report ranks toward the bottom of what voters in focus groups care about. Read more »

Salud Carbajal D-CAD+7

“I’m reserving my judgment until we have turned over every stone,” he told the Santa Barbara Independent in April. Read more »

André Carson D-IND+11

“I don’t think we should rule out an impeachment,” he told CNN on May 29. Read more »

Matthew Cartwright D-PAR+1

“Congress must continue performing its constitutional duty of oversight over this administration, and the proper committees have an obligation to follow up on issues raised by the Mueller report,” he told The Morning Call in May. Read more »

Ed Case D-HID+17

He told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on May 29 that it would be “premature” to impeach President Trump. Read more »

Kathy Castor D-FLD+7CHAIR

“I listened closely to Special Counsel Robert Mueller. I was struck by his emphasis on the fact that obstruction of justice occurred numerous times over… and the President cannot be exonerated,” she tweeted May 29. Read more »

Judy Chu D-CAD+16

“I want to see what happens with the rest of the testimonies that have been requested. I want to see what happens with the documents that should be produced. I also want to see what our court action will produce,” she told NBC News in May. Read more »

Gil Cisneros D-CAEVEN

“I think we need to continue the investigations,” he told the Los Angeles Times. Read more »

Katherine M. Clark D-MAD+18

“Impeachment is not off the table, but I think we want to hear from Attorney General Barr, we want to hear from Robert Mueller,” she told WGBH in April. Read more »

Emanuel Cleaver II D-MOD+7

“I would like to be able to say that I stood for maintaining the unity of the country,” he told The Washington Post in June. Read more »

James E. Clyburn D-SCD+19

“Mueller has developed the grounds for impeachment. The House has to determine the timing for impeachment. There’s a big difference,” he said on CNN on June 2.

Gerald E. Connolly D-VAD+15

“I think that has a precedent that troubles me, because I don’t think we need to go to a court and say, well, we’re going to launch an impeachment investigation that justifies this inquiry,” he told PBS NewHour on May 22. Read more »

Jim Cooper D-TND+7

“The 2020 elections are the best way to bring the President to justice. If the American people vote him out of office, then he will no longer be immune from prosecution,” Cooper said in a statement on May 29. Read more »

J. Luis Correa D-CAD+15JUD.

“It is not the time to ask the question of impeachment yet,” the co-chair of the moderate group the Blue Dog Coalition said May 9. Read more »

Joe Courtney D-CTD+3

“At this time, I support allowing Congressional committees to continue utilizing all of the tools available to Congress to dig into the issues raised in the Mueller report and other investigations. As a former attorney, I recognize how critical it is to gather as much evidence as possible before pursuing any course of action. These investigations, and whatever evidence they uncover, will guide what comes next, so it is essential that these committees have the chance to continue their work and collect the facts, testimony, and evidence needed. I am firmly committed to taking this process one step at a time to methodically uncover the truth, to inform the American public, and build the case for any steps that may be needed to ensure accountability wherever it is required,” he said in a statement to The Washington Post on June 14.

TJ Cox D-CAD+5

The potentially vulnerable Democrat has not mentioned impeachment in any of his statements. “[I]t is important for Congress to continue the work of investigating, asking the tough questions, and holding the administration accountable,” he told McClatchy on May 29. Read more »

Angie Craig D-MNR+2

“If I’m just focused on issues, and not on politics, this is what we need to take on,” she said on May 29. Read more »

Charlie Crist D-FLD+2

“Special Counsel Mueller made clear that he did not absolve the President of obstruction, and would have done so had that been the case. It is Congress’ responsibility to investigate the President’s actions and hold him accountable. No one – not even the President of the United States – is above the law. Mueller and Don McGahn should be compelled to testify and our committees must aggressively follow the facts where they lead. If the administration fails to comply, creating a constitutional crisis, all measures to respond should be on the table,” he said in a statement to The Washington Post on June 14.

Jason Crow D-COD+2

“We must consider all options to ensure Congress is responding to this assault on our rule of law and restoring power to the American people,” he said in a statement to the Colorado Sun. Read more »

Henry Cuellar D-TXD+9

“The short answer is: Would I vote right now to impeach the president? No,” he said on May 29. Read more »

Elijah E. Cummings D-MDD+26CHAIR

The House Oversight chairman has not publicly supported impeachment yet as his committee conducts its own investigations into Trump.

Joe Cunningham D-SCR+10

“It’s important that we take a deep breath and make decisions based on facts, not emotion,” he said in April. Read more »

Sharice Davids D-KSR+4

“While we still need to access the underlying documents and evidence, I continue to have full faith in my colleagues on the relevant House committees to conduct necessary oversight and uphold the rule of law,” the potentially vulnerable Democrat told McClatchy on May 29. Read more »

Susan A. Davis D-CAD+14

She said in April that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s report provided a “roadmap for impeachment.” Read more »

Peter A. DeFazio D-OREVENCHAIR

DeFazio has said he supports congressional investigations of the Trump administration. Read more »

Rosa L. DeLauro D-CTD+9

In a closed-door meeting with House Democrats on May 20, The Washington Post reported that DeLauro “grew angry and scolded the lawmakers that an impeachment inquiry would further distract from legislating.” Read more »

Suzan DelBene D-WAD+6

“If the administration continues its obstructive actions by defying court orders, then that leaves Congress with few options and may make impeachment unavoidable,” she told the Seattle Times in May. Read more »

Antonio Delgado D-NYR+2

“I did not run … to impeach the president,” he said at a town hall meeting in May. Read more »

Theodore E. Deutch D-FLD+6JUD.CHAIR

“Congress’s role is not do-over of the Special Counsel’s criminal investigation, but an inquiry into whether the President of the United States violated his oath of office, broke the public trust, and committed high crimes and misdemeanors,” the senior member of the Judiciary Committee and Chairman of the Ethics Committee said May 29. He hasn’t directly said he supports an impeachment inquiry. Read more »

Debbie Dingell D-MID+14

“There is a theme that is throughout this report about how Russia is trying to divide this country. I don’t want to play into Russia’s hands and divide this country more with a partisan impeachment,” she said on MSNBC’s “MTP Daily” on May 31. Read more »

Eliot L. Engel D-NYD+24CHAIR

Engel told the Hill in April that Democrats “should be cautious” with impeachment. Read more »

Anna G. Eshoo D-CAD+23

“I’ve been through impeachment — it tears the country apart,” she told the Hill in May. Read more »

Abby Finkenauer D-IAD+1

“We need to be taking our role very seriously as a coequal branch of government,” she told the Gazette in May. Read more »

Lizzie Fletcher D-TXR+7

“We need to see the underlying documents, and frankly we need to see the full un-redacted report to be able to reach certain judgments,” she told Houston Public Media in April. Read more »

Bill Foster D-ILD+9

Foster told Crain’s Chicago Business in May that it is “vital that Congress be able to exercise its constitutional obligation to perform oversight of the administration.” Read more »

Lois Frankel D-FLD+9

“We are going to do our constitutional duty. I think most of us Democrats have the patience to let that play out,” she told CNN in April. Read more »

Tulsi Gabbard D-HID+19

I don’t think that we should defeat Donald Trump through impeachment,” she told Fox News in April. Read more »

John Garamendi D-CAD+5

Garamendi told Fox News in May that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III should testify before an impeachment proceeding begins. Read more »

Sylvia Garcia D-TXD+19JUD.

“So we should try all avenues and exhaust them to try to reach an accommodation. In the end, the court will judge us by that,” she told CQ Roll Call on May 15. Read more »

Jared Golden D-MER+2

“Believe me, I’m going to be ready to do what’s right for this country if we reach that very serious discussion of impeachment,” he said in March. Read more »

Vicente Gonzalez D-TXD+7

“The best way to impeach Trump is to defeat him in 2020,” Gonzalez said in a statement to The Washington Post on June 14.

Josh Gottheimer D-NJR+3

A Gottheimer spokesperson told NJ.com in May that he opposes impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Read more »

Debra Haaland D-NMD+7

“The obstruction and disrespect for Congress’ role as an equal branch of government is simply unacceptable,” she said in an email to the Las Cruces Sun News in May. Read more »

Josh Harder D-CAEVEN

“We have to get to the bottom of what happened and we need more transparency and accountability from Washington, especially from the White House,” he told McClatchy on May 29. Read more »

Alcee L. Hastings D-FLD+31

“It’s Congress’ duty to address President Trump’s alarming actions to obstruct justice, stonewall congressional investigations, and mislead the American people,” he tweeted on May 31. Read more »

Jahana Hayes D-CTD+2

“President Trump’s openness this week to foreign meddling in a US election is just the latest sign that he is unfit for office. Congress has a responsibility to investigate what happened in the 2016 election and the administration’s actions since then. Those investigations must continue and I would support an impeachment inquiry if that is where the facts take us. But first, we need to get all of the information,” she said in a statement to The Washington Post on June 15.

Denny Heck D-WAD+5

“The president does himself no favors by doubling down on his obstruction and continuing to stonewall investigations that Congress has a constitutional duty to conduct,” he told the Seattle Times in May. Read more »

Katie Hill D-CAEVEN

“I actually think part of the hesitation around doing an impeachment inquiry is that we’re already doing this work. We’re already doing the job of exposing this to the American people,” she told reporters the week of May 27. Read more »

Kendra Horn D-OKR+10

“There’s a lot we don’t know, and I think we need all of the information to make the decisions, and then we’ll see what happens next,” she said at a town hall meeting in April. Read more »

Steven Horsford D-NVD+3

“It is now Congress’ duty to take the necessary actions because no one is above the law,” he told the Nevada Current in May. Read more »

Chrissy Houlahan D-PAD+2

“We need to continue our investigation in the House so we can make a sound judgement on how we proceed,” she told The Morning Call in May. Read more »

Steny H. Hoyer D-MDD+16

“Based on what we have seen to date, going forward on impeachment is not worthwhile at this point. Very frankly, there is an election in 18 months and the American people will make a judgment,” the No. 2 House Democrat told CNN in April. Read more »

Hakeem Jeffries D-NYD+36JUD.

“It’s clear to anybody who’s paying attention, we are in the majority because of two great members like Jason and Elissa and so many others who did not run in on impeachment,” the Democratic Caucus chairman said in May at a news conference, of two new members of Congress. Read more »

Eddie Bernice Johnson D-TXD+29CHAIR

“It is clear from even this redacted version of the Mueller Report that the President of the United States and his campaign engaged in wrongdoing – involving both his campaign’s connections to Russian interference in the 2016 election and the obstruction of justice,” she said in a statement in April. Read more »

Hank Johnson D-GAD+24JUD.

“But, no, we’re not where we need to be yet in order to commence impeachment proceedings in the House as far as I’m concerned,” he told CQ Roll Call on May 9. Read more »

Marcy Kaptur D-OHD+14

“Only through thorough investigations by all the committees of jurisdiction will we get at the full truth and the full extent to which America’s interests have been compromised through Russian meddling and people at the highest levels dealing in their own self-interest,” she told the Toledo Blade in June. Read more »

William R. Keating D-MAD+4

He told the Boston Herald in May that Congress must “widen the scope of [Mueller’s] investigation.” Read more »

Ro Khanna D-CAD+25

“I’m not there yet. I believe that we need to be methodical, we need to make a case,” he told Hill.tv on May 21. Read more »

Derek Kilmer D-WAD+6CHAIR

“Congress will continue to fulfill its responsibility and duty to safeguard the Constitution, protect democratic institutions from corruption and perform oversight,” he told the Seattle Times in May. Read more »

Andy Kim D-NJR+2

“I don’t support opening impeachment proceedings right now,” he told NJ.com in May. Read more »

Ron Kind D-WIEVEN

“I’m comfortable with the hearings and the investigations that are occuring right now,” he told Wisconsin Public Radio on May 29. Read more »

Ann Kirkpatrick D-AZR+1

“I’m a former prosecutor. I think we have to be very careful and make sure we have our evidence and, as I said, it must be a bipartisan effort,” she said at a town hall meeting on May 29. Read more »

Raja Krishnamoorthi D-ILD+8

He told WBEZ he is “not there yet” on impeachment proceedings. Read more »

Ann Kuster D-NHD+2

“President Trump and his administration have repeatedly stonewalled the legitimate oversight role of Congress, from preventing individuals from testifying to refusing to answer questions about the sabotage of our health care system,” she said in a statement to the Concord Monitor in May. Read more »

Conor Lamb D-PAR+3

“I think some people are trying to rush this through before then. But my point is, let’s get to the right answer no matter how long it takes, and that involves following the system that our founders laid out for us,” he told WESA in May. Read more »

Jim Langevin D-RID+6

Langevin told the New York Times he does not support an impeachment inquiry at this time. Read more »

Rick Larsen D-WAD+10

“The committees are making progress using the powers of Congress to do appropriate oversight of the president and his administration,” he told the Seattle Times in May. Read more »

John B. Larson D-CTD+12

“It could very possibly be that his continued contempt and resistance does step over the line,” he told Politico in May. Read more »

Al Lawson D-FLD+12

Lawson is not pushing for impeachment until further review, a spokeswoman told The Washington Post on June 14.

Susie Lee D-NVR+2

Lee told the New York Times she doesn’t support an impeachment inquiry. Read more »

Mike Levin D-CAR+1

“Ultimately if [Judiciary members] believe that that’s what they need in order to most effectively conduct the investigations, then I would support that decision,” he told The Washington Post in June. Read more »

Daniel Lipinski D-ILD+6

“There’s nothing crystal clear at this point that calls for impeachment,” he told Crain’s Chicago Business in May. Read more »

David Loebsack D-IAD+1

“It is clear that Congress needs to continue its investigations,” he told KGAN in May. Read more »

Zoe Lofgren D-CAD+24JUD.CHAIR

“We need the full report, the underlying evidence, and will need to hear from a number of witnesses. Then we’ll see what, if anything, we are obliged to do next,” she told CQ Roll Call in a statement on May 13. Read more »

Nita M. Lowey D-NYD+7CHAIR

“We have a duty to follow the evidence to its conclusion. We’re not there yet, but when we get there, I will strongly support the next steps. Impeachment is not off the table,” she said in a statement to The Washington Post on June 14.

Ben Ray Luján D-NMD+8

“As the House continues its constitutional oversight responsibilities, Congressman Luján believes that nothing should be taken off the table,” he said in a statement on May 29. Read more »

Elaine Luria D-VAR+3

“I think that if people have complaints about how we’re being governed, they should get out and they should vote,” she said at a town hall meting on May 28. Read more »

Stephen F. Lynch D-MAD+10

“If we proceed to impeachment right now, with the evidence we have, we will lose in the Senate, which would inadvertently help the president’s re-election efforts,” he told the Boston Herald in May. Read more »

Sean Maloney D-NYR+1

“I want the President held accountable and I want that done in the best way. I’m not sold that impeachment is the best way,” he said on CNN on April 19. Read more »

Doris Matsui D-CAD+21

“We need to hear more from Special Counsel Robert Mueller, as well as White House and Trump organization officials that have been subpoenaed and failed to appear in front of Congress,” a spokeswoman for Matsui told the Los Angeles Times. Read more »

Ben McAdams D-UTR+13

“Any impeachment proceedings would be initiated by a committee that I’m not a member of, and for me, would require meeting a high bar and would have to be sufficiently bipartisan,” he told the Salt Lake Tribune in May. Read more »

Lucy McBath D-GAR+8JUD.

The vulnerable member of Congress has not mentioned impeachment in any of her statements about the Mueller report. Read more »

A. Donald McEachin D-VAD+10

“No one is above the law, and that is reflected in the tireless work of the committees fighting to hold the president and his administration accountable. As this process proceeds, courts have ruled in favor of oversight and transparency over and over again. These rulings reflect an accurate interpretation of the Constitution, and I believe we should follow where the facts lead,” he said in a statement to The Washington Post on July 9.

Jerry McNerney D-CAD+8

“We need to continue with Congressional investigations to answer the questions that remain,” he told the Los Angeles Times. Read more »

Gregory W. Meeks D-NYD+37

“To impeach the president at this moment does not make any sense, because you can’t convict him of anything, and he would still be here tomorrow,” he said on May 29. Read more »

Grace Meng D-NYD+16

“The Mueller report doesn’t exonerate the President; Congress still has more work to do and impeachment is not off the table,” Meng said in a statement to The Washington Post on June 17.

Joseph Morelle D-NYD+8

“Special Counsel Mueller’s report raises deeply troubling questions about the actions of the President, his Administration, and the Trump campaign. Congress is continuing its investigations of these actions and I believe it would be unwise, at the present time, to initiate impeachment proceedings while these inquiries remain ongoing. At the same time, Congress must redouble efforts that deliver results on the issues that matter most to American families. My focus will remain on guaranteeing universal health care, ensuring protections for those with pre-existing conditions, and creating economic opportunity for working families everywhere,” he said in a statement to The Washington Post on June 14.

Stephanie Murphy D-FLEVEN

“Should President Trump or anyone in his Administration ignore a final federal court order to turn over information that Congress has requested, I would consider it a threat to our careful system of checks and balances and would therefore support an impeachment inquiry on that individual—the first step in the impeachment process and one that better empowers congressional investigators to attain documents and testimony,” she said in a statement on May 22. Read more »

Jerrold Nadler D-NYD+26CHAIR OF JUD.

“Impeachment is a political act, and you cannot impeach a president if the American people will not support it,” he said on WYNC on May 31. Read more »

Richard E. Neal D-MAD+12CHAIR

The Ways and Means committe chairman has not publicly supported impeachment yet as his committee conducts its own investigations into Trump.

Tom O’Halleran D-AZR+2

“We should make sure that before we go forward with anything, we have the relevant information to bring to the American people that the action is justified,” he told the Arizona Daily Star in June. Read more »

Frank Pallone Jr. D-NJD+9CHAIR

“I don’t think we can convict him. We’re going to spend all this time impeaching him and we’ll have nothing to show for it,” he told NJ.com in May. Read more »

Jimmy Panetta D-CAD+23

“To conduct &ensure compliance with such a serious &significant investigation all Congressional investigatory tools, authority of the judicial &laws of our nation must be observed, enforced &available to Congress to fulfill its obligations under the Constitution & to our democracy,” he tweeted May 30. Read more »

Chris Pappas D-NHR+2

“We also must hear directly from Special Counsel Robert Mueller so we can identify the appropriate path forward,” he said in a statement to the Concord Monitor in May. Read more »

Bill Pascrell Jr. D-NJD+16

“Congress must proceed with an Article I inquiry of whether Donald Trump committed obstruction of justice. If, from our own inquiry, we find he did obstruct justice or committed other high crimes, then we will have no other avenue but impeachment of this President,” he said in a statement on May 29. Read more »

Donald Payne Jr. D-NJD+36

“Impeachment is one tool in Congress’s constitutional oversight toolbox, but it is not the only tool,” Payne told NJ.com in May. Read more »

Nancy Pelosi D-CAD+37

“Nothing is off the table,” she said May 29.

Ed Perlmutter D-COD+6

“Democrats will continue to weigh the many options on the table when it comes to taking action against those who refuse to cooperate with congressional orders,” he said in a statement to the Colorado Sun. Read more »

Collin C. Peterson D-MNR+12CHAIR

“The point is, the Senate’s not going to take it up, so, what does it accomplish?” he told Politico in June. Read more »

Dean Phillips D-MND+1

“I’m simply not there yet,” the newly elected lawmaker said, sharing polls that most Americans don’t support impeachment, in an interview on MSNBC on May 23. “I want to be cautious and methodical.” Read more »

David E. Price D-NCD+17

“If this cover up continues, President Trump may leave us no choice,” he told the News & Observer. Read more »

Max Rose D-NYR+3

“Right now we’re in this incredibly childish game of impeachment chicken, and everyone has to start acting like adults,” he told Politico in May. Read more »

Lucille Roybal-Allard D-CAD+33

“I fully support the committees continuing their work, and pursuing the facts wherever they lead,” she told the Los Angeles Times. Read more »

Raul Ruiz D-CAD+2

“Congress has an obligation to review the un-redacted report and underlying evidence, continue conducting oversight, and hear directly from the Special Counsel in order to determine the appropriate course of action,” he told the Press-Enterprise in April. Read more »

C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger D-MDD+11

A Ruppersberger spokesperson told the Baltimore Sun in May that President Trump’s “constant stonewalling” could lead the House “down the road to impeachment.” Read more »

John Sarbanes D-MDD+13

“Congress must move quickly to secure our democracy and protect the integrity of the vote ahead of the 2020 election. And House Democrats stand ready to act,” he said in a statement on May 29. Read more »

Adam B. Schiff D-CAD+23CHAIR

“I think we’re going to do what’s right for the country and at this point, the speaker has not reached the conclusion and I haven’t had either it’s best for the country to put us through an impeachment proceeding that we know is destined for failure in the Senate. Now that calculus may change if the president continues to stonewall, if the president continues to demonstrate his unfitness for office. There may be little additional cost to going through that process,” he said on ABC’s “This Week” on June 2.

Bradley Schneider D-ILD+10

“He’s not calling to open impeachment proceedings now, and is supporting the ongoing investigations,” a spokesperson for Schneider told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency in May. Read more »

Kurt Schrader D-OREVEN

Schrader has said he supports congressional investigations of the Trump administration. Read more »

Kim Schrier D-WAEVEN

“Once we get a clear sense of what happened, nothing is off the table,” she told the Seattle Times in May. Read more »

Terri A. Sewell D-ALD+20

“Congress must continue to carry out its constitutionally mandated oversight duties and follow the facts where they lead. While nothing is off the table, I believe the relevant committees must continue to investigate before moving to impeachment proceedings,” Sewell said in a statement to The Washington Post on June 14.

Donna Shalala D-FLD+5

Shalala told the Sun-Sentinel in May that an impeachment inquiry is “getting closer and closer.” But she told The Washington Post in June that she cautioned her colleagues not to rush into a decision based on politics. Read more »

Mikie Sherrill D-NJR+3

“As long as the committees of jurisdiction are able to continue to do their work, I’m comfortable right now with Congress being able to fulfill its duties,” she told NJ.com in May. Read more »

Albio Sires D-NJD+27

A spokesperson for Sires told NJ.com in May that he is waiting for the outcome of the ongoing House investigations. Read more »

Elissa Slotkin D-MIR+4

“I think the perception is that Washington is more focused on the checks and balances than they are on actually helping people’s pocketbooks and their kids. And that’s a real problem,” she told the Washington Post in May. Read more »

Darren Soto D-FLD+5

Soto told Roll Call in May he is keeping an open mind on impeachment proceedings. Read more »

Abigail Spanberger D-VAR+6

“There’s a real need and real desire among many members of Congress to get stuff done,” she told CBS News on May 21. Read more »

Haley Stevens D-MIR+4

Stevens said she supported ongoing congressional investigations during an interview with WDET in May. Read more »

Thomas Suozzi D-NYD+1

“I don’t think [impeachment] would be appropriate at this time,” he said on News 12 Long Island on May 30. Read more »

Linda T. Sánchez D-CAD+17

“I think impeachment is always on the table. I always think that that’s a tool in the toolbox, but one of the ones that you use when you’ve run out of other options,” she told NPR in May. Read more »

Mark Takano D-CAD+12CHAIR

“I think impeachment is always on the table,” he told the Los Angeles Times. Read more »

Mike Thompson D-CAD+21

“Congress will continue with our investigations to ensure our constituents get the truth. Nothing is off the table,” he said in a statement to the San Francisco Chronicle in May. Read more »

Dina Titus D-NVD+15

“It is now up to Congress to ensure that no person is above the law,” she told the Nevada Current in May. Read more »

Lori Trahan D-MAD+9

“I ran for Congress because I believed Washington wasn’t doing enough to help working people. That has been the focus of my efforts. That said, President Trump’s failure to acknowledge the oversight role of Congress is a direct threat to our system of government, and risks harming the people I ran for office to represent. My colleagues in Congress are working to uncover the truth, and they must be allowed to continue their important work. Impeachment is always on the table and if the President continues to hold himself above the law, Congress will be prepared to take that step,” she said in a statement to The Washington Post on June 14.

David Trone D-MDD+6

“I trust the Speaker on if and when we should go beyond the five ongoing congressional investigations,” he said in a statement to the Baltimore Sun in May. Read more »

Lauren Underwood D-ILR+5

“Right now, Congress is doing the oversight compelled by Article One of the Constitution. This crucial step can feel frustratingly slow, but it is important that we do it methodically, thoroughly, and within the bounds of the Constitution,” Underwood told WBEZ. Read more »

Jeff Van Drew D-NJR+1

“I think impeachment is probably the last decision that we would ever want to make,” he told NJ.com in May. Read more »

Marc Veasey D-TXD+23

Veasey said on May 28 that Congress should continue its investigations before moving to impeachment proceedings. Read more »

Peter J. Visclosky D-IND+8

“I believe the U.S. House of Representatives is always required to exercise its constitutional responsibility to conduct oversight to find the truth, not fault. I await the results of all ongoing congressional investigations before making a decision,” he said in a statement to The Washington Post on June 14.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz D-FLD+11

In a statement May 29, she didn’t mention impeachment: “Vigorous oversight of this president is vital. Congress must provide it and take action to hold those responsible for it accountable.” Read more »

Peter Welch D-VTD+15

“I’m supportive of the approach Pelosi has taken: investigate, follow the facts, do our work,” he told VTDigger in May. Read more »

Jennifer Wexton D-VAD+1

“Everything is on the table and that includes impeachment,” she said at a town hall meeting in June. Read more »

Susan Wild D-PAD+1

“I believe that Special Counsel Robert Mueller should testify before Congress to fully explain his thoughts, methods, and conclusions. It is now up to Congress to perform its oversight responsibilities to determine the best path forward,” she told The Morning Call in May. Read more »

Frederica S. Wilson D-FLD+34

“I just think that we need to be very careful not because of impeachment itself but because we have an unstable president who would do anything, including taking us to war,” she told The Hill in May. Read more »

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