Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Mich., Did it in anop-ed in the Detroit Free Pressbeforehosting a boisterous town hall meetingfor 500 constituents in Rochester, where she said her calculus changed when the president and his lawyer Rudy Giuliani publicly acknowledged that “they had reached out to a foreign power and asked him for information on a political rival. “
Rep. Joe Cunningham, DS.C., whose districtfavored Trump by (points points) , toldThe Post and Courierof Charleston on Monday that his vote was about the “rule of law” and “what type of precedent we want to set for future presidents. “
Rep. Ben McAdams, D-Utah, said at a news conference that he couldn’t “turn a blind eye” to Trump’s Ukraine scandal, and Rep. Andy Kim, DN.J.,Tweet his supportfor the two articles of impeachment – on abuse of power and obstructing Congress.
The wave, which began with committee-level votes from members of the panels investigating the president in previous weeks, ramped up Monday, all but ensuring that he will become the third president impeached by the House.
By early evening, (of the 31 Trump-district Democrats had committed to voting for impeachment, with only Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey, who isexpected to switchto the Republican Party in the coming days, and Collin Peterson of Minnesotahaving indicatedthat they plan to vote no.
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