WHIP LIST: The 228 House Democrats backing an impeachment inquiry

More than 90 percent of the House Democratic caucus has said they support an impeachment inquiry for President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump suggests some states may 'pay nothing' as part of unemployment plan Trump denies White House asked about adding him to Mount Rushmore Trump, US face pivotal UN vote on Iran MORE.

While Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiWhite House officials, Democrats spar over legality, substance of executive orders Sunday shows - Trump coronavirus executive orders reverberate Pelosi: 'Of course there's room for compromise' on 0-per-week unemployment benefit MORE (D-Calif.) for months resisted calling for an inquiry, in part from worries that doing so could imperil Democrats who won swing districts in 2018, she announced Sept. 24 that she supports a formal impeachment inquiry.

"The President must be held accountable. No one is above the law," she said.

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A flurry of Democrats including Pelosi and Democratic leaders came out in favor of an impeachment inquiry in September shortly after reports that Trump pressured his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump denies White House asked about adding him to Mount Rushmore HuffPost reporter: Biden's VP shortlist doesn't suggest progressive economic policies Jill Biden says she plans to continue teaching if she becomes first lady MORE and the Democratic presidential frontrunner’s son.

Rep. Justin AmashJustin AmashSeveral GOP lawmakers express concern over Trump executive orders Peter Meijer wins GOP primary in Amash's Michigan district Amash confirms he won't seek reelection MORE (Mich.) is the only non-Democrat in the House to back an impeachment inquiry. He became the first Republican to say Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct — but later quit the GOP and became an independent. 

It would take 218 votes in the House to impeach Trump, and 67 votes in the Senate to convict him. 

Though there are 228 Democrats in favor of having launched the inquiry, not all have come out in favor of impeachment.

Here's a tally of which Democratic lawmakers endorse launching an impeachment inquiry of Trump.

This list will be updated.

Democrats calling for impeachment inquiry (228)

 

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"Impeachment is not off the table. However, before we move forward the American people deserve all the facts. That is why I support an impeachment inquiry. Congress has a sacred responsibility to obtain the information necessary to determine the next steps," Adams said in a statement two days after Mueller's remarks.

 

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"Special Counsel Mueller's report and testimony clearly outlined unacceptable, inappropriate and potentially criminal conduct by the president, including obstruction of justice," Aguilar said in a statement Aug. 1.

"After careful consideration and conversations with members of my community, I believe it is time for the House to begin proceedings to determine whether the president's conduct meets the standards of impeachment.

 

Colin Allred (Texas)

Allred on Sept. 24 called on the acting director of national intelligence to turn over the whistleblower complaint against Trump to the House Intelligence Committee upon appearing for a scheduled hearing. “If he does not, and this Administration continues to violate the law and obstruct Congress’s constitutional duty, I will be forced to conclude that the only remaining option is for the House to begin impeachment proceedings," Allred said.

 

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Axne, who flipped a GOP-held district last fall, endorsed an impeachment inquiry on Sept. 24. “For the sake of our national security and our democracy, these serious allegations require independent Congressional investigation unobstructed by this Administration. Congress has a responsibility to uphold the rule of law and to take appropriate steps to open an impeachment inquiry," Axne said.

 

Nanette Diaz Barragán (Calif.)

A spokeswoman for Barragán confirmed to The Hill that the California Democrat supports an impeachment inquiry.

 

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“Ever since Trump set foot in the Oval Office, he has been on a mission to rip apart decades of policies that protect civil rights, the environment, public lands and more," Bass said in a Sept. 24 statement. "He has embarrassed our nation in the eyes of the world with his regular display of ignorance of treaties and historic alliances along with his horrific treatment of families and violation of international laws at our borders.

“It is time for a formal impeachment inquiry against this lawless and unstable President.”

 

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"I support Congress continuing to use our oversight and investigative tools to get to the bottom of any wrongdoing. I ultimately believe this process will lead to an impeachment inquiry, which I would support for the people and to keep America great," Beatty said in a statement on May 31.

 

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Bera said Sept. 24 that supports an impeachment inquiry and that he believes Trump has committed impeachable offenses. “After reading the Mueller Report and witnessing the President’s actions, it has been clear to me that President Trump has committed impeachable offenses and went to great lengths to commit obstruction of justice on several occasions," Bera said. "Multiple committees with jurisdiction have been conducting important and necessary oversight, including investigating and holding hearings into obstruction, corruption, and abuse of power by President Trump. I have supported the committees' actions and will continue to do so, including an impeachment inquiry."

 

Don Beyer (Va.)

Beyer previously endorsed an impeachment inquiry in May, but on June 24 went further and said that he would support articles of impeachment in light of the intelligence community whistleblower allegations against Trump. “I really don’t see any alternative to actual Articles of Impeachment right now,” Beyer told ARLNow on Sept. 24. “If we don’t act now, I think we lose all credibility as elected representatives and we violate our oath of office.”

 

Sanford Bishop (Ga.)

"The allegations that the President withheld Congressionally appropriated taxpayer dollars for national security as leverage against a foreign power to pursue unfounded allegations against a political opponent at home are extremely alarming. Taken with the Mueller report and the facts discovered by the other ongoing Committee investigations, we have reached a point where Congress must move forward with an impeachment inquiry," Bishop said Sept. 24.



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Blumenauer signed on to Tlaib’s resolution.

 

Lisa Blunt Rochester (Del.)
 
“During Director Mueller’s seven hours of testimony yesterday, he made it very clear that President Trump was not exonerated in his investigation and that the President wasn’t always truthful in the written answers he submitted. These uncertainties, along with the evident misconduct of the President, warrant an impeachment inquiry so that the American people can finally hear the whole truth that they are entitled to,” Blunt Rochester said in a statement on July 25. 

 

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"The House of Representatives must begin an impeachment inquiry," Bonamici tweeted.

 

Brendan Boyle (Pa.)

"It’s clear now that Congress must hold hearings on the findings of the Special Counsel, including the witnesses who gave testimony to investigators. It’s time to officially start Impeachment Hearings," Boyle tweeted on May 29 after Mueller spoke.

 

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"I fully support the House Judiciary Committee’s formal inquiry into whether to recommend impeachment of President Trump, and I know they will continue to do the hard work to protect our democracy, constitution, and the American people," Brown tweeted on Aug. 16.

 

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"I believe the Mueller report, on its own, shows egregious encouragement for a foreign adversary to undermine our democracy, and irrefutable evidence of obstruction of justice," Brownley said in a statement on July 23, the day before special counsel Robert Mueller was set to testify before Congress. "Further, President Trump’s repeated statements that he invites future illegal, foreign interference in our elections, his repeated current attempts to obstruct Congress’ oversight authority, and his clear intent to continue to obstruct justice and the will of Congress, create an urgency of action. I am, therefore, calling for the immediate opening of an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump."

 

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"I support the House Intelligence Committee’s search for the truth in this impeachment inquiry," Bustos, the chairwoman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said Sept. 25.

 

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“The evidence that has been produced so far is sufficient in my opinion to support an impeachment inquiry and impeachment and removal,” Butterfield told McClatchy on May 30. “I am prepared to vote for an impeachment inquiry ... and I will vote for impeachment and removal.”

 

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Carbajal said on Aug. 2 that he backed an impeachment inquiry, stating that Trump cannot be "above the law."

 

Tony Cárdenas (Calif.)

"After carefully studying the Mueller report and watching how this President instructs current and former officials to ignore Congressional subpoenas and to act unlawfully, Congress has no choice but to open an impeachment inquiry into President Trump," Cárdenas said in a statement on June 20.

 

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Carson voted in favor of an impeachment resolution from Rep. Al GreenAlexander (Al) N. GreenThe Memo: Trump's race tactics fall flat Trump administration ending support for 7 Texas testing sites as coronavirus cases spike The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Miami mayor worries about suicide and domestic violence rise; Trump-governor debate intensifies MORE (D-Texas) on July 17. A spokesman for Carson confirmed to The Hill that he supports launching an impeachment inquiry.

 

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“At some point, it becomes necessary to announce certain conduct by an American president as unacceptable. There have been credible allegations this week that the President abused the power of his office, on the international stage, for his own political gain," Cartwright said in a statement on Sept. 24. "We need to get to the bottom of these serious allegations through comprehensive impeachment proceedings and document production. Whether such hearings result in actual impeachment of the president and/or senior cabinet officials remains to be seen.”

 

Ed CaseEdward (Ed) CaseMORE (Hawaii)

"Together with other claimed breaches and the President's continued obstruction of Congressional oversight, they fully justify Congress reviewing potential impeachment," Case said of the Ukraine controversy on Sept. 24.

 

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"I do not celebrate this moment but neither do I shirk from this responsibility; the truth must prevail," he said in a statement on June 20.

 

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“Withholding foreign aid to Ukraine in an attempt to encourage interference in the next U.S. presidential election is a breach of the public trust. And blocking a U.S. intelligence complaint labeled ‘urgent concern’, filed with the independent inspector general and flagged to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence is against the law," Castor said in a Sept. 24 statement.

"Trump has violated his oath of office. He operates for himself, in his personal interest – and not in the interest of the American people," she added. "The impeachment inquiry should be put on the fast track and all of the facts made plain.”

 

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“It’s time for Congress to open an impeachment inquiry. There is political risk in doing so, but there’s a greater risk to our country in doing nothing,” Castro tweeted. “This is a fight for our democracy.”

 

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"I believe it is time for Congress to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. The proceedings must be deliberate and transparent. We have a sacred duty as members of Congress to ensure that nobody is above the law. To do nothing given what we know is unacceptable,” she said in part in a statement July 31. Chu is chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus. 

 

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Cicilline, a member of Democratic leadership and the House Judiciary Committee, called for starting an impeachment inquiry if McGahn didn't appear for the hearing.

“If Don McGahn does not testify tomorrow, it will be time to begin an impeachment inquiry of @realDonaldTrump,” Cicilline tweeted on the eve of McGahn's absence from the Judiciary Committee hearing.

 

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Cisneros and six other freshman House Democrats largely representing competitive districts wrote in a Washington Post op-ed on Sept. 23 that if the allegations that Trump pressed Ukraine's leader to investigate Biden "are true, we believe these actions represent an impeachable offense." "We do not arrive at this conclusion lightly, and we call on our colleagues in Congress to consider the use of all congressional authorities available to us, including the power of “inherent contempt” and impeachment hearings, to address these new allegations, find the truth and protect our national security," they wrote.

 

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Clark, the Democratic caucus vice chair, on July 25 became the highest-ranking member of leadership to back an impeachment inquiry.

"I deeply respect the committee work of House Democrats to hold the president accountable, including hearings, subpoenas and lawsuits. All of our efforts to put the facts before the American people, however, have been met with unprecedented stonewalling and obstruction. That is why I believe we need to open an impeachment inquiry that will provide us a more formal way to fully uncover the facts," Clark said in a statement the day after Mueller's testimony.

 

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"America is better than having a lying, corrupt, Bigot-in-Chief. Enough with 45’s nonsense. It’s time for an impeachment inquiry. #notmypresident" Clarke tweeted on June 18. She also co-sponsored Tlaib's resolution.

 

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"Impeachment is the only constitutionally available remedy that would directly address President Trump's blatant and repeated attempts to obstruct justice and repeatedly lied to Congress, and most importantly lied to the American people," Clay said in a statement on June 21. Clay co-sponsored both Tlaib's resolution and an article of impeachment from Rep. Brad ShermanBradley (Brad) James ShermanSherman joins race for House Foreign Affairs gavel Castro launches bid for House Foreign Affairs gavel The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Trump, GOP senators at odds over next stimulus bill MORE (D-Calif.) that accuses Trump of obstructing justice.

 

Emanuel Cleaver (Mo.)

"After reading Special Counsel Mueller’s redacted report and listening to his testimony, it’s clear to me that they indicate the President committed one or more instances of obstruction of justice while in office," he said in a July 29 statement. "When looking at the evidence presented, there is obviously enough smoke to investigate the potential fire of corruption."

 

James Clyburn (S.C.)

The majority whip echoed Pelosi on Sept. 24, saying that "this is about protecting our national security, standing up for the rule of law, and patriotism. I support the official impeachment inquiry announced by the Speaker today."

 

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Cohen introduced articles of impeachment in the previous session of Congress that accused Trump of obstructing justice. “I think he's committed impeachable offenses and he ought to be impeached,” said Cohen, a Judiciary Committee member.

 

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"Congress must act quickly and judiciously to ascertain all the facts about this egregious abuse of power by a sitting President. No one is above the law,” he said in a statement on Sept. 25.

 

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"I support an official impeachment investigation," Costa said in a statement on Sept. 24. "We should not jump to premature conclusions. We must follow the facts where they lead."

 

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"The President has shown a disregard not only for Congress's oversight powers, but disregard for the rulings of the Supreme Court. I promised to fight for my constituents and that's why I'm calling for an #ImpeachmentInquiryNow. Keep speaking up, keep standing up, keep showing up," Watson Coleman tweeted on July 11.

 

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"We stand at a perilous moment for our country. No individual should be above the law. No individual should act the way this president behaves without consequence. No administration should be allowed to disregard the constitution at their whim. Now more than ever, Congress must assert its constitutional role and that is why I believe we must immediately start an impeachment inquiry into President Trump,” he said in a statement on Aug. 8.

 

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"It’s time for the House of Representatives to begin the impeachment process against President Trump. The President’s invitation to yet another foreign power—this time Ukraine—to undermine U.S. elections requires that Congress begin the process in our Constitution to levy formal charges against him," Cooper wrote on Twitter on Tuesday, Sept. 24. "This is a very serious step, but the President’s continuing misconduct requires that Congress uphold our Constitution and the laws of the land. No one, not even the President, is above the law."

 

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"We are at a critical moment for our nation, involving a ‘credible’ complaint concerning the actions of a sitting president happening in real-time. That is why I now believe it is time to elevate this process to a formal inquiry on the President and his potential misconduct, and to follow the facts wherever they may lead – which includes the most serious action the House can take under the Constitution: impeachment," Courtney said in a statement on Sept. 24.

 

TJ Cox (Calif.)

"An impeachment inquiry will allow us to break through the President’s stonewalling and obstruction and get the answers the American people deserve," Cox tweeted on Sept. 24.

 

Angie Craig (Minn.)

Craig, who represents a district Trump carried in 2016, also endorsed impeachment proceedings after Trump acknowledged discussing Biden with the Ukrainian leader. "It is clear that the sitting president of the United States placed his own personal interests above the national security of the United States. We must safeguard our electoral process and our very democracy from outside threats. For this reason, the current investigations into corruption must continue. And when there is an abuse of power of this magnitude, it is our responsibility to stand up for what is right. This is why I am calling to open impeachment proceedings — immediately, fairly, and impartially," Craig said in a statement on Sept. 23.

 

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Crist called for an impeachment inquiry against Trump on Sept. 24. "“Today, I join the People of Florida’s 13th Congressional District in calling for the House to launch formal impeachment proceedings against President Trump," he said. "I do not reach this conclusion lightly. The urgency of accountability is laid bare by the President’s ongoing willingness to abuse the immense power of the Office of the United States President. Someone who believes there is nothing wrong with soliciting foreign interference in American elections – again – can cause unthinkable harm to our national security, our country, and our Constitution during the remaining 15 months of his term in office." 

 

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"After reading Robert Mueller’s report, hearing his testimony, and responding to President Trump’s repeated stonewalling of Congress, it’s clear that our democracy faces substantial risks that require congressional action," Crow said in a Medium post on July 30. Crow also joined six other freshman House Democrats in writing an op-ed on Sept. 23 endorsing impeachment if the allegations that Trump pressed Ukraine's leader to investigate Biden are true.

 

Henry Cuellar (Texas)

"I agree with Speaker Pelosi that the respective committees in Congress must continue their investigations to see if these allegations are true before we proceed with impeachment. No one is above the law and if investigations prove that impeachment is the necessary course of action, then I will be forced to act on impeachment proceedings," Cuellar said in a statement on Sept. 26.

 

Elijah Cummings (D-Md.)

Cummings, the powerful chairman of the Oversight and Reform Committee, came out in favor of impeachment in a Sep. 24 statement. “When the history books are written about this tumultuous era, I want them to show that I was among those in the House of Representatives who stood up to lawlessness and tyranny," he wrote.

 

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"After careful deliberation, I am supporting the House of Representatives taking the first step in an impeachment process, beginning an impeachment inquiry," Davids said in a statement on Sept. 25.

 

Danny K. Davis (Ill.)

Davis announced on May 28 that he would sign on to Tlaib's resolution, saying that "I believe it is time" that the House begin an impeachment inquiry. "President Trump’s actions are challenging the very essence of our democracy," Davis said in a statement.

 

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“It is time to open an impeachment inquiry. To not move forward would make Congress complicit in the President's behavior," Davis said in a Sept. 23 statement. "The President admitted he made the call, leveraging the power of his office to get what he wanted from a head of State. The Director of National Intelligence has refused to send the whistleblower complaint to Congress as required by law."

 

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Dean, a member of the Judiciary Committee, in an appearance on MSNBC's "Hardball," said she backed launching an impeachment inquiry.

 

 
"I believe that the time has come for the Judiciary Committee to open a formal impeachment inquiry and collect the evidence necessary to build a strong case against President Trump. His presidency is a danger to our national security and a threat to our democracy," DeFazio, the House Transportation Committee chairman, said in a statement on July 25 roughly 24 hours after Mueller's testimony before Congress.
 

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“The facts laid out in the Mueller report, coupled with this administration’s ongoing attempts to stonewall Congress, leave us no other choice: It is time for Congress to officially launch an impeachment inquiry against the President of the United States,” DeGette tweeted. She formally signed on to Tlaib's measure on May 23.

 

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"As with many of my colleagues, I have been reluctant to call for an impeachment inquiry because it would further divide the country, be perceived as overturning the 2016 election, and go to the United States Senate where Republicans would acquit President Trump regardless of the evidence," DeLauro, a close Pelosi ally, said Sept. 23. "An impeachment inquiry may be the only recourse Congress has if the president is enlisting foreign assistance in the 2020 election."

 

Suzan Delbene (Wash.)

“It gives me no pleasure to announce that I am calling for the House of Representatives to begin an impeachment inquiry into the President of the United States," Delbene said in a statement on July 28.

“The notion that a sitting President would attempt to derail an investigation of a direct attack on our democracy is shocking, unpatriotic, and a violation of the oath we share. The President has taken virtually no action to try to prevent Russia or other foreign powers from meddling in our free and fair elections in the future."

 

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Delgado released a statement on Sept. 24 saying that articles of impeachment were warranted hours after news broke that Trump allegedly held up aid to Ukraine before a controversial phone call with that country's leader in which he pressed for an investigation of former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter.

 

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Demings, a Judiciary Committee member, said last month after the Mueller report's release that “I think we have enough” to move forward with impeachment. “I think we have great evidence that the president has blatantly violated so many laws. It’s just ridiculous,” Demings said during a Democratic caucus conference call. 

 

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"Congress must do its job, which includes overriding the DOJ policy that protects the president under any circumstance, and beginning an impeachment inquiry," DeSaulnier said in a statement after Mueller's May 29 appearance.

 

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A spokesman for Deutch on Aug. 1 told The Hill that he would support an impeachment inquiry, though the congressman believes the House Judiciary Committee has already effectively started one with its investigation. "While he believes that there’s no need for a formal vote to open an inquiry and that we’ve been in one since the Committee started its investigation, he would support a vote to do so," the spokesman said. 

  

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"This country is divided. We cannot be divided on the rule of law. As an elected official my oath is to protect national security and the Constitution," Dingell, who co-leads House Democrats' messaging arm, said Sept. 23. "After recent revelations, I support an impeachment inquiry because we must follow the facts and hold the president accountable."

 

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Doggett's office confirmed to The Hill that he supports opening an impeachment inquiry. “What Mueller thought he could not do, Congress can no longer avoid," Doggett said in a statement.

 

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"Congress has the authority to subpoena any information necessary to carry out its oversight responsibilities. But the Administration refuses to comply with subpoenas and continues to prevent witnesses from testifying. I believe that it’s time to initiate an #Impeachment inquiry," Doyle tweeted on June 21.

 

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"The President abused the power of his office in an effort to stymie a legitimate investigation into his campaign’s involvement with Russia," Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said in a statement on July 30. "The American people want, and deserve, the truth. I believe the House must pursue a formal impeachment inquiry." 

 

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“I personally feel like we cannot tolerate this level of obstruction, that if we do, then we have lowered the bar to the point where any criminal can be president of the United States and that should be unacceptable to all of us,” tweeted Escobar, a Judiciary Committee member. “I believe we need to begin an impeachment inquiry.”

 

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"I fully support the Speaker’s announcement of a new impeachment inquiry. The circumstances surrounding the President’s phone call with a foreign leader requires it and we are obligated to go wherever the facts lead," Eshoo tweeted on Sept. 24.

 

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"We cannot slow down – the American people deserve the truth, and @realDonaldTrump deserves to be held accountable for his actions. #Impeach" Espaillat tweeted on May 29 after Mueller delivered his statement. Espaillat also previously co-sponsored articles of impeachment against Trump in 2017.

 

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"The heavily redacted #MuellerReport reveals and details repeated disturbing conduct by the president, & it shouldn't go unnoticed — an impeachment vote would begin the process & allow House Judiciary to have broader investigative availability, which is certainly warranted!" Evans tweeted.

 

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“I have always supported Congress and our House committees in defending our democracy and Constitution. The impeachment inquiry requested today is needed to continue that work. It’s imperative we stand up for our country and hold those accountable who hurt our democracy," Finkenauer, who flipped a GOP-held district last fall, said Sept. 24.

 

Lizzie Fletcher (Texas)

"The facts we have learned recently are matters of utmost importance for our national security, country, and Constitution. The House should act swiftly to investigate and should be prepared to use the remedy exclusively in its power: impeachment," Fletcher, who flipped a GOP-held district in 2018, said in a statement Sept. 24.

 
 
 
Foster said in an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times on Aug. 27 that he supports an impeachment inquiry, citing Trump's desire to host the G-7 summit at his Doral Miami resort. “To my mind, looks to be a clear violation of the emoluments clause and the amount of money that’s at stake here seems non-trivial enough to quickly get the attention of Congress. And so there’s a long list of things here. Each one of which deserve, I believe, an inquiry into whether or not they should become an article of impeachment,” Foster said.
 
 
 
Frankel, a close ally of Pelosi, joined the growing calls for an impeachment inquiry on Sept. 24. "The latest allegations that the President pressured the President of Ukraine to investigate a political opponent and is blocking a whistleblower’s complaint detailing those actions, if true, represent a clear abuse of power and impeachable offense. The American people deserve the truth. I join all those calling for impeachment proceedings," Frankel said.

 

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Fudge signed on to Tlaib's resolution on June 6. She also co-sponsored articles of impeachment against Trump in 2017.

 

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The presidential candidate came out for impeachment on Sept. 27.

“Up to this point, I have been opposed to pursuing impeachment because it will further divide our already badly divided country. However, after looking carefully at the transcript of the conversation with Ukraine’s President, the whistleblower complaint, the Inspector General memo, and President Trump’s comments about the issue, unfortunately, I believe that if we do not proceed with the inquiry, it will set a very dangerous precedent," Gabbard said. She added that the inquiry "cannot be turned into a long, protracted partisan circus that will further divide our country and undermine our democracy.”

 

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"No president in the history of our country has ever been subject to as many credible allegations of illegal conduct as Donald Trump. Given the serious nature of these crimes, and the president's refusal to cooperate with congressional investigations, it's time for the House of Representatives to begin an impeachment inquiry," Gallego said in a House floor speech on July 11.

 

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“The Mueller testimony is one further step in the process. The next step, in my opinion, is the undertaking of an impeachment inquiry, a formal process of inquiry following up on the Mueller testimony and other issues that have been brought to our attention. And then we will see where we go with an impeachment, a formal resolution. An impeachment inquiry is comparable to grand jury proceedings," Garamendi said in a statement after Mueller's July 24 testimony.
 

Jesús "Chuy" Garcia (Ill.)

“After careful consideration and deliberation, I’ve come to the conclusion that the House of Representatives must execute its constitutionally mandated responsibility and begin a formal inquiry,” Garcia told WBEZ in an interview on May 28.

 

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"Let's be clear. I've never said I'm not for the inquiry. I've not made a decision whether to impeach or not," Garcia told CNN on Sept. 25. "I've been for the impeachment inquiry that we've been doing in Judiciary since before the summer break."

 

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"We will NOT stand idly by as this administration runs roughshod over the Constitution. I have voted TWICE to start debate on articles of impeachment. And I would do it again in a heartbeat," Gomez tweeted after Mueller's statement.

 

Vicente Gonzalez (Texas)
 
“It is my duty as a patriot and as a member of Congress to defend the Constitution, and that is why today I must support the formal impeachment inquiry,” Gonzalez said Sept. 25. 

 

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"The serious allegations that have surfaced about communication between President Trump and the Ukrainian President put our national security at risk and merit an immediate inquiry. We must let the facts guide our work," Gottheimer tweeted on Sept. 24.

 

Al Green (Texas)

Green has been a vocal supporter of impeachment since 2017. He forced two House floor votes on impeachment in 2017 and 2018 while Republicans held the majority and has threatened to force a third.

 

Raúl Grijalva (Ariz.)

"President Trump is not exonerated, and his administration is deliberately misleading the American people about the findings of the Special Counsel. If this isn’t a reason for an #ImpeachmentInquiryNow, I don’t know what is," Grijalva, the Natural Resources Committee chairman, tweeted hours after Mueller's statement.

 

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"There is growing evidence of impeachable offenses and I believe we have a responsibility to defend our Constitution and our Democracy. We must move forward with an impeachment inquiry. The President is not above the law," Haaland said in a statement Aug. 14.

 

Josh Harder (Calif.)

Harder joined the swelling ranks of Democrats calling for an inquiry on Sept. 24. "Last week, we found out that the president himself may have put our national security at risk, invited another foreign government to interfere in our election, and used American tax dollars to further his own political agenda," he said in a statement. “Anyone willing to sacrifice the national security interests of the United States for their own benefit is unfit to be president. If these allegations are true, it’s time for the House to open impeachment proceedings."

 

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“This continued insistence on undermining our democracy must be met with the full force and strength possessed by the United States Congress as set forth by our founding fathers in the Constitution, up to and including, Articles of Impeachment," Hastings said in a statement on Sept. 24.

 

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"Despite what the whistleblower complaint may or may not reveal, the president’s obstruction of Congress in carrying out our constitutional oversight duty is concerning," Hayes said in a statement on Sept. 24. “The actions of this President lead me to no other conclusion than to support formal impeachment proceedings.”

 

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"There is no question that the President encouraged, welcomed and benefited from the interference of a foreign adversary in our 2016 election. Furthermore, he has both refused to fully acknowledge it occurred and even suggested he might welcome such interference again," Heck said in a statement on July 28, days after special counsel Robert Mueller testified before the House Intelligence panel, of which he's a member. “The President has also engaged in an aggressive and active cover-up of the effort to reveal all the facts. 

“Accordingly, I support initiation of an impeachment inquiry by the House Judiciary Committee and will support measures to accomplish this when Congress returns to Washington, D.C.”

 

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Higgins mentioned the defiance of subpoenas by government employees in backing an impeachment inquiry.

“Beyond the verified instances of obstruction detailed by the Special Counsel, over the past several months, the President has stonewalled every Congressional request and forbid government employees from complying with congressional subpoenas," he said in a June 19 statement. "These actions further seek to obstruct the transparent and lawful government Americans deserve, representing a deliberate irreverence for the Constitution that forces the House to exercise its impeachment responsibility as set forth in Article 1.”

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Hill, who flipped a GOP-held district that Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillary Clinton labels Trump coronavirus executive actions a 'stunt' What Trump got wrong by pushing coal Trump is fighting the wrong war MORE carried in 2016, said she would vote in favor of impeaching Trump if the allegations about pressuring the Ukrainian government to investigate Biden are corroborated. "I strongly support the House of Representatives moving forward with impeachment proceedings ‚ it is what the Constitution, my constituents, and my conscience demands. If Congress confirms reports of egregious misconduct that threaten the security of our country or undermine faith in our democracy, I will vote to impeach the president."

 

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“The time has come for the House of Representatives to begin an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. From the moment of his inauguration, this President has shown contempt for the truth, has attacked our institutions, and has ignored the Constitution he swore to defend," Himes, a member of the Intelligence Committee, said in a statement on June 24. At the same time, Himes made sure to praise Pelosi: "My motive today is not to pressure the Speaker of the House, whose leadership in this Congress has been superb."

 

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Horsford, in a joint statement with fellow Nevada Democratic Rep. Susie LeeSuzanne (Susie) Kelley LeeMORE, said that the allegations that Trump pressured the Ukrainian leader to investigate Biden would warrant impeachment. "If these allegations are true, as the President has admitted, he threatened our national security and abused hundreds of millions of American taxpayer dollars," they said in a Sept. 24 statement. “By law, the Administration is required to turn over the whistleblower report to Congress. If the President interferes, Congress has the constitutional duty to begin impeachment proceedings and we will exercise our solemn responsibility as Members of Congress to support those proceedings."

 

Chrissy Houlahan (Pa.)

“If the allegations are found to be true, or if the Administration continues to refuse to comply with reasonable Congressional requests for information, I will take the grave step of calling for a formal authorization of an impeachment investigation. This investigation should look into the President's obstruction so that we can get to the bottom of what happened and have transparency for the American people. If the investigation discovers that these reports are true, we should then consider articles of impeachment on the House floor," Houlahan said in a statement on Sept. 23 in light of the Ukraine allegations.

 

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The majority leader echoed Pelosi on Sept. 24 in officially expressing support for an impeachment inquiry. “I fully support Congress moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry. I have grave concerns about the President’s troubling admission that he sought Ukrainian interference in the 2020 election, undermining America’s national security," Hoyer said. “As the relevant committees continue their investigations under the umbrella of the impeachment inquiry, we will continue to pursue the facts and follow them wherever they lead - including to articles of impeachment." 

 

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“The Constitution created our impeachment authority for exactly this kind of circumstance. And it's really damaging to the country and to our institutions if we punt on something like this,” Huffman told "PBS NewsHour" after the Mueller report became public. Huffman is a co-sponsor of Tlaib’s resolution.

 

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Jackson Lee, a Judiciary Committee member, introduced a resolution in May that would authorize the panel to "investigate whether sufficient grounds exist" for moving forward with impeachment. She also voted in favor of Green's impeachment resolution on July 17.

 

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“We are now at the point where we must begin an impeachment inquiry. I don't say that lightly. We've taken every step we can w/subpoenas and witnesses,” tweeted Jayapal, a Judiciary Committee member and Progressive Caucus leader.

 

Hakeem Jeffies (N.Y.)

The House Democratic caucus chairman tweeted on Sept. 24 that "the Constitution gives Congress the responsibility to rein in a lawless President. We will do our job #ImpeachmentInvestigation."

 

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Johnson, who chairs the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, said that she would endorse impeachment proceedings if the Trump administration doesn't turn over documents related to the intelligence community whistleblower complaint. “If the decision is made by the President and his Administration to withhold this information from Congress, or if the allegations of his abuse of power are substantiated, I will be placed in a position where I must fulfill my constitutional duty and support impeachment proceedings," Johnson said in a Sept. 24 statement.

 

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Johnson, a member of the Judiciary Committee, told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Sept. 24 that Trump's admission that he pressed Ukraine's president to investigate Biden and his family "crosses a red line." “President Trump’s repeated obstruction and flagrant disregard of his oath of office demands the issuance of Articles of Impeachment,” Johnson said.

 

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Kaptur expressed support for the Judiciary Committee's vote to formalize procedures for its impeachment investigation. "I support the House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerBy questioning Barr, Democrats unmasked their policy of betrayal Chris Wallace: Barr hearing 'an embarrassment' for Democrats: 'Just wanted to excoriate him' Apple posts blowout third quarter MORE and the Judiciary Committee’s decision to define the scope of their oversight investigation and set the parameters of a formal impeachment inquiry. I look forward to thoroughly examining any conclusions reached by the committee," Kaptur said Sept. 12.

 

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"The Mueller report reveals several instances of obstruction of justice, certainly enough to move forward with an impeachment investigation," Keating wrote in a series of tweets on Aug. 22.

 

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Kelly said she supports opening an "impeachment investigation" but acknowledged that it's unlikely Trump will actually be impeached. “The publication of the Mueller report has only strengthened my resolve and proved that the President obstructed justice. I support efforts to open an impeachment investigation but I know we don’t have the votes in the GOP-controlled Senate. We need to keep investigating, keep showing the facts to the American people and ‘impeach’ him at the ballot box in 2020," Kelly said, according to WBEZ.

 

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"It's a dark day for our country when its Commander-in-Chief is accused of high crimes. But after reading the Mueller report in full, reviewing the facts and consulting with legal experts, I believe Congress has a responsibility to act decisively," Kennedy said in a statement on June 28.

 

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"I support the impeachment inquiry," Khanna told MSNBC on Aug. 13. "Now we're in an inquiry and I support [Nadler] on that."

 

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Kildee, a chief deputy whip, came out in favor of an impeachment inquiry after Trump told ABC News he'd accept dirt on political rivals from foreign entities.

"[T]he president's actions have taken us to a moment where I believe Congress must open an impeachment inquiry to defend the rule of law," Kildee said in a statement. "And the President's recent comments welcoming and encouraging foreign interference in our elections were absolutely chilling. The President's statements are not only unpatriotic, they are illegal."

 

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"The incidents of obstruction of justice cited in the Mueller report are too serious to be dismissed based on politics, party biases, or the fear of a predicted outcome," Kilmer tweeted on July 28. "I support the House of Representatives beginning an impeachment inquiry into President Trump."

 

Andy Kim (N.J.) 

"By urging the Ukrainian government to take action to influence our Democracy, Trump has violated that power and the trust of the American people. If the facts are corroborated, that violation, and my understanding of its implications, has led me to come to the conclusion that the President has committed an impeachable offense," he said in a statement on Sept. 24.

 

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Kirkpatrick, a GOP target in 2020, said on July 16 that she decided to support an impeachment inquiry after speaking with constituents and legal scholars, reading the Mueller report, and watching Trump administration officials defy subpoenas. "I know impeachment is risky, but allowing this president to defy the law is even more risky," Kirkpatrick said in a House floor speech.

 

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“I come to this conclusion with a heavy heart, and it is not a conclusion I relish or desire, but if the 'rule of law' is to have any meaning in this country, it is the only appropriate course of action,” he said in a statement.

 

Annie Kuster (N.H.)

"The Special Counsel reiterated that he did not exonerate the President, and that because of Department of Justice Policy, he could not charge the President with a crime even if he had the evidence to do so," Kuster said in a statement two days after Mueller's July 24 testimony. "Given the Special Counsel's testimony, and the evidence outlined in his report, I support the House of Representatives opening a formal inquiry."

 

Conor Lamb (Pa.)

"Congress must continue our work to get the truth. I fully support the House Intelligence Committee's inquiry, and I believe that at each step of the way we must follow the evidence where it leads," Lamb tweeted on Sept. 27.

 

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"After careful reflection & interaction with my constituents, I believe we must move forward with an impeachment inquiry in President Trump’s actions. The American people deserve the full truth, and they deserve a President who respects the rule of law," Langevin tweeted on Aug. 21.

 

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Larsen said in a statement on July 18, a day after Trump's rally where the crowd chanted "send her back" in reference to a freshman congresswoman, that the president's statement "degrading the dream of citizenship" led him to endorse impeachment. "The president has no concept of this widely and tightly held belief of Americans. His comments do not protect the concept of U.S. citizenship. They undermine it. He should not be the president of the United States." Larsen also voted in favor of Green's impeachment resolution on July 17.


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Larson, a former Democratic Caucus chairman, said Sept. 23 that he would endorse impeachment if the acting director of national intelligence refuses to turn over the whistleblower complaint to Congress by a Sept. 26 hearing with the House Intelligence Committee. "If the Director refuses to comply at Thursday’s hearing, the Trump Administration has left Congress with no alternative but for the House to begin impeachment proceedings, which I will support," Larson said.

 

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Lawrence cited Trump's efforts to stonewall congressional investigations and Mueller's findings on Trump attempting the undermine the special counsel probe, as well as the president indicating in an ABC News interview that he'd accept dirt from a foreign entity on a political opponent. "That coupled with his recent admission during a network interview that he sees nothing wrong with accepting assistance from a foreign entity, leaves me no choice but to now request that this body proceed with the process of conducting an impeachment inquiry," Lawrence said on June 18, according to the Detroit News.

 

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"I support a formal impeachment inquiry of President Trump. His recent admission that engaged in unlawful conversations with Ukrainian officials is not only embarrassing, but undermines the integrity of our elections, the dignity of the office and threatens our national security," Lawson said in a statement on Sept. 25.

 

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The California progressive, who is a member of the Democratic leadership team, co-sponsored Tlaib's measure on May 23.

 

Susie Lee (Nev.)

Lee, in a joint statement with fellow Nevada Democratic Rep. Steven Horsford, said that the allegations that Trump pressured the Ukrainian leader to investigate Biden would warrant impeachment. "If these allegations are true, as the President has admitted, he threatened our national security and abused hundreds of millions of American taxpayer dollars," they said in a Sept. 24 statement. “By law, the Administration is required to turn over the whistleblower report to Congress. If the President interferes, Congress has the constitutional duty to begin impeachment proceedings and we will exercise our solemn responsibility as Members of Congress to support those proceedings."

 

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Levin tweeted on June 15 that “I have watched the Trump administration’s stonewalling of our oversight activities with growing frustration.”

“I have concluded that, absent an impeachment inquiry, even if our appeals to the courts continue to succeed, they will follow a timeline far too slow to meet the needs of the American people for truth and justice,” Levin wrote.

 

Mike Levin (Calif.)

Levin, who represents a swing district in California, tweeted on July 26 that he "can't ignore the corruption and obstruction we witness every day from President Trump." 

"I now support an impeachment inquiry in order to get the truth for my constituents," he added.

 

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Lewis, the civil rights icon, called for impeachment proceedings in a fiery House floor speech on Sept. 24. "We cannot delay. We must not wait. Now is the time to act. I have been patient while we try every other path to use every other tool," Lewis said. "I truly believe the time to begin impeachment proceedings against this president has come. To delay or to do otherwise would betray the foundation of our democracy."

 

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Lieu echoed other fellow Judiciary Committee members in endorsing an inquiry. “This inquiry could lead to impeachment, or it could lead to nothing. But I think if McGahn doesn’t show, we have to at least start it,” Lieu told The Washington Post.

 

Dan Lipinski (Ill.)

Lipinski said that the allegations that Trump pressured Ukraine's president to investigate Biden while withholding military aid would merit impeachment. "If President Trump conducted a quid pro quo such as this it would be an impeachable offense. The whistleblower complaint deserves a full investigation," Lipinski said, according to the Chicago Sun-Times on Sept. 24.

 

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“I have felt the need to proceed judiciously given the high constitutional requirements of impeachment, but President Trump’s actions and obstruction require this step of establishing an impeachment inquiry," Loebsack said Sept. 24.

 

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"A formal impeachment inquiry should be undertaken in the House of Representatives. The President has now admitted that he asked the President of Ukraine to take actions to help his re-election. That conduct alone violates his obligations under the Constitution," Lofgren, a senior member of the Judiciary Committee, said Sept. 24.

 

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"Congress must hold [Trump] accountable. I believe the time has come to consider an impeachment inquiry," Lowenthal tweeted a day after Mueller's statement.

 

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The House Appropriations Committee chairwoman came out in support of an impeachment inquiry on July 31, nearly two weeks after she voted with 94 fellow Democrats to go forward with an effort to impeach Trump.

“Since he took office, House Democrats have been aggressively and thoughtfully investigating potentially illegal activity by the President and others on his campaign and in his administration. The administration has done all it can to withhold information, leading to various legal efforts to secure testimony and evidence," she wrote in a statement.

 

Ben Ray Luján (N.M.)
 
"I support moving forward with an impeachment inquiry, which will continue to uncover the facts for the American people and hold this president accountable," Luján, the fourth-ranking House Democrat, said in a statement on Aug. 19.
 
 
 
Luria, a freshman who represents a district Trump carried in 2016, called on the House to move forward with impeachment in a statement on Sept. 23 in light of the allegations that the president pressured Ukraine's leader to investigate Biden. "Allegations of this gross misconduct meet the threshold of high crimes and misdemeanors set by the Constitution. Congress must investigate and use the full extent of its powers to check these alleged abuses of presidential power. The House must move forward with impeachment," Luria said.
 
 
 
"President Trump’s actions, currently undisputed, are an attack on our Democracy, national security and rule of law, and warrant the commencement of formal impeachment proceedings," Lynch tweeted on Sept. 24.
 

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Malinowski, who represents a competitive swing district, told NBC News that he now supports an impeachment inquiry. "I’ve come to think that it is warranted at this point given what appears to be across-the-board defiance of congressional oversight and the rule of law by the administration," he said. 

 

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“I’ve been thinking about impeachment for a long time. It is not something that Congress, or our country, can undertake lightly - it’s a terrible, weighty thing," Maloney said at a rally on June 15. “After carefully reviewing evidence laid out in the Mueller Report, after attending numerous hearings, after listening to the concerns of my constituents, and after doing as much soul-searching as I’ve ever done in my life - it is my inescapable conclusion that the House of Representatives must open an impeachment inquiry against the President of the United States."

 

Sean Patrick Maloney (N.Y.)

"Unless [the House Intelligence Committee] immediately receives both the whistleblower complaint and the recordings of any calls - and they dispel these allegations - I’m prepared to support an impeachment inquiry,"  Maloney, a member of the Intelligence panel, said on Sept. 24.

 

 
A spokesman confirmed to The Hill that Matsui supports launching an impeachment inquiry. Matsui had voted in favor of Green's impeachment resolution on July 17.
 
Ben McAdams (Utah)
McAdams, a freshman in a competitive district, said Oct. 4 that "we find ourselves today at the point that an inquiry is necessary to get all of the facts on the table," according to the Salt Lake Tribune. "The president’s refusal to further cooperate with congressional oversight, without an impeachment inquiry, is regrettable."
  
 
 
McBath, a Judiciary Committee member who represents a swing district, said in a message to supporters on Sept. 25 that she supports the panel’s impeachment inquiry. “Our president is not above the law, and House Democrats and I will continue the impeachment inquiry we voted to start almost two weeks ago,” McBath said, referring to the committee vote to formalize procedures for impeachment-related hearings.
 
 

"I fully expect the responsible House committees to expedite their investigations and, as soon as possible, formally draft articles of impeachment. It is my belief that the House of Representatives has an absolute obligation under the Constitution to hold a president accountable for illegal conduct, and that includes Mr. Trump," McCollum said in a statement after Mueller delivered his public statement on May 29.

 

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“It is clear that the sitting president of the United States has repeatedly violated the law and damaged our democracy," he said in a statement on Sept. 24. "Recent reports, if true, about his conversation with the president of Ukraine, demonstrate that he continues to place self-interest ahead of national interests, putting his desire to win re-election above our rule of law and national security. To look the other way is an abrogation of my oath, my duty, and my responsibility.”

 

Jim McGovern (Mass.)

McGovern, the chairman of the powerful House Rules Committee, endorsed impeachment after Mueller’s comments. “We’re beyond talking about this in terms of political implications. We have to do what’s right,” McGovern told WGBH. McGovern previously voted in favor of articles of impeachment offered by Green during the last Congress. He now chairs the committee closely aligned with leadership that controls how legislation is considered on the House floor. 

 

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"To fulfill our sworn duty, Congress must move forward with an impeachment inquiry. Brazen lies have been a hallmark of this presidency and it is now time for a reckoning," McNerney tweeted on Sept. 24.

 

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Meeks told CNN on Sept. 24 that he now supports an impeachment inquiry in light of the intelligence community whistleblower allegations. “I think that the line has been crossed,” Meeks said. "The only course of action is to go into an impeachment inquiry."

 

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Meng, vice chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, voiced support for launching an impeachment inquiry on July 30, nearly two weeks after she voted with 94 fellow Democrats to go forward with an effort to impeach Trump. Meng had joined Green and 93 Democrats to accuse Trump of inflaming racial tensions following a recent episode in which he urged four female lawmakers of color to “go back” to other countries.

"In this regard, I believe it is my duty to seek out truth for the sake of my constituents and our nation, and thereby call for an impeachment inquiry," she said.

 

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"President Trump has repeatedly demonstrated manifest disrespect for the office he holds, Congress, and the American people," Moore said, according to The Associated Press. "I have long said that Trump should resign. Impeachment is not something that any of us take lightly, but we cannot shrink from our responsibilities either."

 

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“The President’s disturbing pattern of unlawful behavior is an offense to the very principles and ideals our nation was founded upon and clearly demonstrates that he believes the laws of the United States do not apply to him. Therefore, I believe it is in the national interest that the United States House of Representatives moves forward with impeachment proceedings," Morelle said on Sept. 24.

 
 

The presidential candidate backs an impeachment investigation. “I'm not calling for a vote on impeachment today. We don't have all the facts yet. But we should be getting those facts and making them transparent for the American people,” Moulton told MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell.

 

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Mucarsel-Powell is both a freshman who flipped a swing district last fall and a Judiciary Committee member. "This President has engaged in behavior that we have not seen, nor would we have allowed, from the other 44 men who have occupied that office. This is why I support opening an impeachment inquiry into the President," she said in a statement on June 21.

 

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"The White House's own memo of the President's call w/Ukraine confirms the President asked a foreign gov't to investigate his political opponent. This is an abuse of executive power. I support the House's ongoing impeachment inquiry to get the facts for the American people," Murphy, a leader of the Blue Dog Coalition, tweeted Sept. 25.

 

Jerry Nadler (N.Y.)

Nadler, the Judiciary Committee chairman, said in August that his panel is conducting an investigation to determine whether to pursue articles of impeachment against Trump. "This is formal impeachment proceedings," Nadler said in an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett.

 

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A spokesman for Napolitano confirmed the California Democrat supports opening an impeachment inquiry. She also signed on to Tlaib's resolution on June 4.

 

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The chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee backed Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) Sept. 24 move to open a formal impeachment inquiry against Trump. "I fully support the Speaker's position,” Neal told reporters.

 

Joseph Neguse (Colo.)

“The findings detailed in the Special Counsel’s report, and the Administration’s pattern of wholesale obstruction of Congress since the report’s release, make clear that it is time to open an impeachment inquiry,” Neguse, a Judiciary Committee member, tweeted after McGahn was a no-show.

 

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"I remain in favor of the impeachment process. The future of our country is at stake. No one is above the law," Norcross tweeted on June 25.

 

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Ocasio-Cortez signed on to Tlaib's resolution after the Justice Department released a partially redacted version of Mueller's report on Russia's election interference that laid out 10 instances of Trump potentially obstructing justice.

“It is just as politicized a maneuver to not impeach in the face of overwhelming evidence as it is to impeach w/o cause,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted on May 21.

“Just as what happens in the House doesn’t control Senate, what happens in the Senate shouldn’t control the House,” she added.

 

Tom O'Halleran (Ariz.)

“Yesterday, I stated my support for the ongoing impeachment inquiry being taken up in the House of Representatives. I later voted against a resolution condemning the inquiry," O'Halleran said in a Sept. 26 statement. “As a former homicide investigator, I know that hard facts and evidence matter. The whistleblower complaint released today demonstrates that we must pursue this official inquiry and promptly complete the investigation so that Congress has all of the facts. My vote on this matter will be based on the evidence gathered during the inquiry process." 

 

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“We must begin impeachment proceedings and investigate if the president committed impeachable offenses,” Omar tweeted after the Mueller report's release. She also co-sponsored Tlaib's resolution.

 

Frank Pallone (N.J.)

Pallone, who chairs the House Energy and Commerce Committee, endorsed impeachment on Sept. 24. “The president has done more than enough to meet the legal standards to justify impeachment. It’s time for Congress to exercise its constitutional authority and impeach the president in order to protect the rule of law and our democracy,” Pallone said. 

 

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"I support this inquiry because, and as I have always stated, we must secure evidence upon which to base such a significant decision as the impeachment of a sitting president.  If the evidence proves that the President explicitly or implicitly sought improper assistance from a foreign leader for his own personal and political gain, he should be impeached," Panetta said in a statement on Sept. 24.

 

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"After weeks of careful consideration and after countless conversations with my constituents, I believe it is imperative that Congress continues its oversight work by opening an impeachment inquiry," he said in a video.

 

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"The sitting President has disgraced his office and our nation beyond measure. The sitting President has corrupted our institutions for profit. The sitting President has used his tenure to divide our people and increase fear and hatred of our neighbors. The sitting President and his adjutants have evaded and obstructed legitimate attempts of oversight of their debasement, including over the current executive's tax filings and financial entanglements. The sitting President's crimes and obstruction of justice have not abated but accelerated because of failure to constrain him. It is only Congress that can finally hold him to account. We must do this by commencing impeachment hearings of the President," Pascrell said in a statement on July 18, one day after voting in favor of impeachment.

 

Donald Payne (N.J.)

A spokesman said Aug. 1 that Payne supports an immediate move to impeachment, based on evidence complied in the Mueller report. 

 

Nancy Pelosi (Calif.)

After months of resisting calls for impeachment, Pelosi on Sept. 24 announced that she supports a formal impeachment inquiry.

"The President must be held accountable. No one is above the law," she said.

 

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"I have and continue to support the impeachment investigation. President Trump needs to be held accountable and he will be," Perlmutter tweeted on Sept. 24.

 

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"[N]ow we are assigned another solemn task by the Constitution and by current events. We need to begin impeachment hearings," Peters tweeted on June 26. "Some argue impeachment poses a political risk for Democrats. They say Republicans will claim Trump was vindicated regardless of the outcome. That gives Americans too little credit. I trust them to discern which of us did our patriotic duty and who played to political cynicism."

 

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Phillips became one of the first Democrats representing a swing district to endorse impeachment in light of Trump encouraging Ukraine's president to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden. Phillips flipped a GOP-held district in 2018 that Hillary Clinton carried in 2016. However, he said his support for impeachment was contingent upon whether the reports are confirmed. "If the reports are corroborated, we must pursue articles of impeachment and report them to the full House of Representatives for immediate consideration," Phillips said in a statement Sept. 23.

 

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“As dozens of serious investigations into President Trump and his business interests are underway in state + federal courts, it is in the public interest that Congress continue its own investigations in the face of unprecedented obstruction and move toward an impeachment inquiry,” Pingree tweeted after Mueller’s public appearance.

 

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“Stonewalling Congress on witnesses and the unredacted Mueller report only enhances the President’s appearance of guilt, and as a result, he has pushed Congress to a point where we must start an impeachment inquiry,” tweeted Pocan, a leader of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

 

Katie Porter (Calif.)

“After weeks of study, deliberation and conversations with Orange County families, I’ve decided to support an impeachment investigation of the president,” Porter said in a video statement she sent out on Twitter.

 

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Pressley is also a co-sponsor of Tlaib's resolution. “There's a lack of moral fortitude and fitness to even be in this office,” Pressley told Boston Public Radio. “I think what we have seen that is unredacted in this report relative to examples of obstruction of justice also gives us the legal grounds.”

 

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Price came out in support of an impeachment inquiry on Aug. 13, writing, "This will build upon the investigations of the President's grave offenses already underway, giving these inquiries focus and the maximum ability to obtain information in the face of the president's stonewalling and resistance."

 

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“The President’s unacceptable obstruction and his abuses of power have left Congress only one option to fulfill our Constitutional responsibilities: We must open an impeachment inquiry,” Quigley tweeted the day after Mueller’s appearance. “What the Special Counsel was saying is that the ball is in Congress’s court.”

 

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Raskin, a member of the Judiciary Committee and the Oversight and Reform Committee, told The Washington Post that “the logic of an impeachment inquiry is pretty overwhelming at this point.” 

 

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Rice said on Twitter that "Congress has a moral obligation to put our politics aside and take action," calling on lawmakers to begin impeachment hearings. The New York lawmaker had opposed Pelosi's bid for Speakership.

 

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A spokeswoman confirmed to The Hill that Richmond, a Judiciary Committee member and former Congressional Black Caucus chairman, "does support starting an impeachment inquiry."

 

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Rose expressed his support for the impeachment inquiry during a town hall in Staten Island on Oct. 2. ""While the president might be willing to violate the Constitution to get re-elected, I will not... It is for that reason that I intend to fully support this impeachment inquiry and follow the facts," Rose said, according to Washington Post reporter Dave Weigel. 

 

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Rouda, another freshman in a swing district, confirmed to The Hill on June 27 that he now supports launching an impeachment inquiry. He had previously said he'd back it by the end of June if the Trump administration continued stonewalling Democratic investigations.

 

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Roybal-Allard voted in favor of Green's impeachment resolution on July 17. Her office confirmed that she supports an impeachment inquiry to determine if there are grounds for removing the president.

 

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"I am deeply troubled by the recent reports detailing President Trump’s pressuring of the Ukrainian government to interfere in our elections. The fact that the President himself confirmed these reports adds to the gravity of the situation. This is why, out of respect for our Constitution, concern for our national security, and in the interest of my constituents, I am fully supportive of an official impeachment inquiry," Ruiz said in a Facebook post on Sept. 24.

 

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“It appears to me that Trump has committed impeachable offenses. This includes apparent violations of the emoluments clause, obstructing the Mueller investigation, refusing to comply with Congressional subpoenas and so on. Now, we must prove it by building a case using facts and evidence. The case must transcend politics," Ruppersberger said on Sept. 17, adding that he supports the Judiciary Committee's move to formalize procedures for its impeachment investigation.    

 

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“Congressman Rush believes that President Trump should be impeached,” a spokesperson for Rush told WBEZ. “Congress has a responsibility to protect the constitutional foundation of our government with respect for the laws of this great nation. We must not forget that no one is above the law.”

 

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“When you think that the president has committed crimes — and I’ve read the Mueller report and think he obstructed [justice] on multiple occasions — we have a responsibility," Ryan, who is running for president, said during a CNN town hall on June 2.

 

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"Congress and the American people deserve to know whether the President encouraged a foreign country to interfere with the 2020 election. If it turns out that he did, I believe that President Trump must be impeached," Sanchez said in a statement on Sept. 24.

 

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"By any measure, this is impeachable conduct on the part of the President. Every House committee of relevant jurisdiction must move aggressively to gather the underlying evidence and press forward with our efforts to hold President Trump accountable," Sarbanes said of the alleged intelligence community whistleblower complaint on Sept. 24.

 

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“No one is above the law. The time has come to start an impeachment inquiry because the American people deserve to know the truth and to have the opportunity to judge the gravity of the evidence and charges leveled against the president,” Scanlon, the Judiciary Committee's vice chairwoman, said in a statement after McGahn declined to show up for a hearing. 

 

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“I believe that the House of Representatives should open an impeachment inquiry,” Schakowsky, a Pelosi ally, said in a video posted to social media on June 19.

 

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"It's bad enough Trump sought help from a foreign power in the last election. It's worse still that he obstructed the investigation into his misconduct. Now he's admitted using his office to coerce another country to interfere in 2020," Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, tweeted on September 24. "I fully support the impeachment inquiry."

 

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“These are serious charges that demand further investigation. I previously believed that Congress’s oversight and investigative efforts—through hearings, subpoenas, and lawsuits—were the appropriate vehicle to uncover the truth. Regrettably, it is clear that the Administration has little regard for the Constitution, is unwilling to provide any information to Congress, and is seeking to play out the clock," Schneider said in a press release announcing his support for an impeachment inquiry on Aug. 22.

 

Kurt Schraeder (Ore.)

“After reading the transcript of President Trump’s conversation with the Ukrainian President; hearing President Trump acknowledge the conversation; understanding the illegal obstruction by the DNI for the Intelligence Committee to see the whistleblower report; hearing the concerns of intelligence committee members from both sides of the aisle after viewing the report; seeing the bipartisan, bicameral universal support to make the detailed whistleblower report public to the American people; and finally, reading the complete whistleblower transcript this morning; I feel an impeachment inquiry is indeed justified," Schraeder said in a Sept. 26 statement.

 

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"The people of #WA08 elected me to protect their health care & our environment. Those will always remain my focus while I have the privilege of serving them in Congress," Schrier tweeted July 28. "They also elected me uphold the Constitution. So, I am formally calling for an impeachment inquiry."

 

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“Every Member of Congress swore an oath to uphold and defend the Constitution. I therefore support Speaker Pelosi’s call for a formal impeachment inquiry. It is the only appropriate course of action given the severity of recent events," Scott, the Education and Labor Committee chairman, said on Sept. 24.

 

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"This Ukraine development weighs very heavily and is very concerning to me. I believe it is time now to open an inquiry for impeachment. We have got to get the facts," Scott said in a statement on Sept. 24.

 

José Serrano (N.Y.)

Serrano announced his support for an inquiry in a July 29 statement, writing, "I make this statement with a heavy heart. As one of the few current Members of the House who served during the last impeachment proceedings in 1998, I am particularly aware of the wrenching nature of this constitutional process."

"It puts deep strain on our institution and on our democracy. To take steps towards impeachment is to understand that the threat to our nation is so great, and the ability to find recourse elsewhere is so slim, that we have no other choice. In my opinion, we have now reached that point."

 

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In a statement on Sept. 24 labeled "statement on impeachment inquiry," Sewell said. “The events surrounding the whistleblower complaint are the final straw in a series of troubling and disconcerting actions by President Trump and his administration."

 

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"If the Acting Director of National Intelligence chooses to violate the law and not hand over both the report and complaint to Congress, together with any transcripts related to the allegations in the report, I have no other choice but to support beginning an impeachment investigation," Shalala said Sept. 24.

 

Brad Sherman (Calif.)

A spokeswoman says Sherman supports an impeachment inquiry.

 

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Sherrill and six other freshman House Democrats largely representing competitive districts wrote in a Washington Post op-ed on Sept. 23 that if the allegations that Trump pressed Ukraine's leader to investigate Biden "are true, we believe these actions represent an impeachable offense." "We do not arrive at this conclusion lightly, and we call on our colleagues in Congress to consider the use of all congressional authorities available to us, including the power of “inherent contempt” and impeachment hearings, to address these new allegations, find the truth and protect our national security," they wrote.

 

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Sires joined calls for an impeachment inquiry in light of Trump acknowledging that he discussed investigating Biden with Ukraine's president. "Up until now, I wanted to follow the ongoing congressional investigations to their conclusions and using the facts uncovered to make a decision about impeachment. However, these developments raise the urgency to a new level and I join many of my colleagues, and our constituents, in calling for an impeachment inquiry – we must uphold our oaths to protect the country, even if the President will not," Sires said Sept. 24.

 

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Slotkin and six other freshman House Democrats largely representing competitive districts wrote in a Washington Post op-ed on Sept. 23 that if the allegations that Trump pressed Ukraine's leader to investigate Biden "are true, we believe these actions represent an impeachable offense." "We do not arrive at this conclusion lightly, and we call on our colleagues in Congress to consider the use of all congressional authorities available to us, including the power of “inherent contempt” and impeachment hearings, to address these new allegations, find the truth and protect our national security," they wrote.

 

Xochitl Torres Small (N.M.)

"If we refuse to seek the truth, we risk our safety and the integrity of the very Constitution I swore to support and defend," she wrote in an op-ed on Oct. 10.

 

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Smith chairs the House Armed Services Committee. “Congressman Smith believes we must move forward with an impeachment inquiry,” Shana Chandler, Smith’s chief of staff, said, according to The Seattle Times. “President Trump has continued his efforts to obstruct justice and undermine Congress as a coequal branch of government and proceeding with an impeachment inquiry — the first step in a lengthy and difficult process — is the best way to demand accountability from this administration.”

 

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"Per Chair Nadler, @HouseJudiciary is already in impeachment inquiry," Soto tweeted on Sept. 12. "I'm supportive as it's our oversight duties. Trump is accused of obstructing justice, hush money to cover up affairs, & violating Emoluments Clause. I remain open-minded about impeachment."

 

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Spanberger and six other freshman House Democrats largely representing competitive districts wrote in a Washington Post op-ed on Sept. 23 that if the allegations that Trump pressed Ukraine's leader to investigate Biden "are true, we believe these actions represent an impeachable offense." "We do not arrive at this conclusion lightly, and we call on our colleagues in Congress to consider the use of all congressional authorities available to us, including the power of “inherent contempt” and impeachment hearings, to address these new allegations, find the truth and protect our national security," they wrote.

  

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“I believe that an inquiry into impeachment is required at this point in time,” Speier, a member of the Oversight and Reform Committee, told CNN's “New Day.”

 

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Stanton, a Judiciary Committee member, endorsed opening an impeachment inquiry a day after Mueller broke his silence. "It is time for the House of Representatives to move to the next stages of holding the President accountable, including the extraordinary step of opening an impeachment inquiry. This is a conclusion I reached only recently, and not one I reached lightly," Stanton said in a statement.

 

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Stevens said in a statement on Sept. 24 that she was “deeply alarmed by reports of serious abuse of power by President Trump” after a whistleblower complaint sparked reporting that Trump pressured the president of Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden and the 2020 Democratic frontrunner’s son.

 

Tom Suozzi (N.Y.)

“We must now build the case and establish sufficient evidence to garner a majority of the House to support impeachment and sufficient evidence that will require any rational member of the Senate to convict,” he said in a statement on Sept. 24.

 

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"Congress has no choice: we must begin an impeachment inquiry against @realDonaldTrump. He has invited the Russians to again sabotage our elections. And he has obstructed (& obstructs) justice. Time to be held accountable. Our democracy is worth saving," Swalwell tweeted June 13 after Trump told ABC News he'd accept dirt on political rivals from foreign governments. Swalwell is a Judiciary Committee member and is running for president. 

 

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Takano said he had concluded that the Mueller investigation found that Trump welcomed Russia's help in the 2016 election and obstructed Mueller's investigation.

"That is why today, with solemnity, in accordance with the fundamental duties outlined for me, a Member of Congress, in Article I of the Constitution, I am announcing my support for formally launching impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump," he said in an Aug. 22 video statement to constituents.

 

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The House Homeland Security Committee chairman said after Mueller spoke that "I support impeachment."

"The special counsel did not give any indication that the President is innocent," Thompson said in a statement. "Therefore, it is time for Congress to perform its oversight duties." Thompson previously voted twice in favor of articles of impeachment from Green in 2017 and 2018 on the House floor.

 

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"The President asking for help on his campaign from a foreign government is against the law with or without a quid pro quo. This is a matter of national security and I fully support Speaker Pelosi’s move to an impeachment inquiry," Thompson tweeted on Sept. 24.

 

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"My decision isn't based on my disagreements with the President's policies or my disapproval of his temperament, though I have both," Titus said on July 29. "I'm calling for an impeachment inquiry because of the mounting evidence that Donald Trump has repeatedly broken the law to protect his own interests.

 

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In addition to her impeachment inquiry resolution, Tlaib drew attention on her first day as a member of Congress in January for pledging to a crowd of supporters that “we're going to impeach the motherf---er.”

 

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"After careful review of the evidence and testimony currently available, and in service to my oath, it is my judgment that Congress needs to accept the baton being handed to us by now former Special Counsel Mueller and open an impeachment inquiry to more fully assess the Constitutional implications of seemingly criminal actions by the President and his campaign, and to determine whether formal impeachment charges need to be filed," Tonko wrote in a series of tweets five days after Mueller's on-camera statement.

 

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"I think there is enough evidence in front of us to move forward," Torres told The Washington Post after the Mueller report's release. 

 

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Trahan announced her support for an impeachment inquiry following Mueller's testimony before Congress on July 24. She also voted in favor of Green's impeachment resolution a week earlier.

"Mueller's message to the American people today was clear: his report did not exonerate the president, and that there is ample evidence that the president broke the law by repeatedly engaging in efforts to obstruct the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election," Trahan said in a statement.

 

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“The President has abused the office of the presidency and broken our public trust. Because of this, I support the Speaker’s decision to open an impeachment inquiry and do everything in our power to uncover the truth and save our democracy,” Trone said in a statement on Sept. 24.

 

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"The petition Chairman Nadler filed on July 26 clearly states that the Judiciary Committee is investigating whether to recommend Articles of Impeachment, essentially an impeachment inquiry. I support this investigation," Underwood, a freshman who flipped a GOP-held seat last fall, said in a statement on Aug. 20. 
 
 

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Vargas told The Hill recently that he supports the impeachment inquiry. "I think we should start the impeachment process. … I think it gets us to a place where we can get this information, and then frankly be able to make a determination."

 

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Veasey on Sept. 24 endorsed moving forward with an impeachment inquiry. "While we are still gathering the full facts of what occurred between the president and the foreign leader, I believe Congress must act now in the face of our president's continued dangerous behavior," Veasey said.

 

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Vela has signed on to Tlaib's resolution calling for an impeachment inquiry.

 

Nydia Velázquez (N.Y.)

Velázquez cited the findings in Mueller's investigation, as well as Trump's comments to ABC News expressing openness to accepting dirt from foreign governments on his political opponents. "Today, given the facts available, I believe an impeachment inquiry is the only path forward," Velazquez said in a video posted to her Twitter account on June 20. Velázquez chairs the House Small Business Committee and previously voted in favor of Green's articles of impeachment.

 

Pete Visclosky (Ind.)

"I support Speaker Pelosi’s announcement that the U.S. House of Representatives is moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry," Visclosky tweeted on Sept. 25.

 

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“This President’s reckless and habitual disregard for our laws leaves Congress no choice. Impeachment inquiry hearings must commence immediately. To do otherwise would be a betrayal of our democracy,” the former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman said in a statement on Sept. 24.

 

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Waters was one of the first Democrats to call for Trump's impeachment. Waters told CNN in a recent interview that Trump has “done everything that one could even think of to be eligible for impeachment.”

 

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"On January 20, 2017, President-elect Donald Trump stood on the West Front of the United States Capitol, placed his left hand on two Bibles, raised his right hand, and swore to 'preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.' I have concluded that he has failed to honor that solemn oath which, in my view, merits impeachment under our Constitution," he said in a statement.

 

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Wexton, who represents Virginia’s moderate suburban 10th District, announced her support for beginning an impeachment inquiry on July 30. “As a former prosecutor, it is clear to me given the conduct by the president detailed in the Mueller Report and Director Mueller’s recent testimony before Congress that — were he not a sitting president — Donald Trump would be indicted on charges for obstruction of justice," she said. 

“After much deliberation, I believe the time has come for the House of Representatives to assert our constitutional responsibility and begin an impeachment inquiry.”

 

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"Today, I am announcing that, should the administration continue to withhold the whistleblower complaint at the heart of this matter, I will support an impeachment inquiry of the President of the United States," Wild said on Sept. 24.

 

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“Democrats are the party of law and order, national security and patriotism. This is a matter of urgency. The President has endangered our safety,” Wilson said in a statement released on twitter on Sept. 25. "I fully support the House impeachment inquiry."

 

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“I've been there a long time,” Yarmuth told The Hill when confirming he supports launching an impeachment inquiry, noting he co-sponsored an impeachment resolution in the previous Congress when Republicans controlled the House.

 

Updated on Oct. 10 at 10:21 a.m.