The House Democrats who voted to kill impeachment effort

A majority of House Democrats voted on Wednesday to kill an effort from Rep. Al GreenAlexander (Al) N. GreenDanish prime minister: Trump's idea to buy Greenland 'absurd'  Juan Williams: Democrats finally hit Trump where it hurts We need a climate plan for agriculture MORE (D-Texas) to impeach President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic field begins to shrink ahead of critical stretch To ward off recession, Trump should keep his mouth and smartphone shut Trump: 'Who is our bigger enemy,' Fed chief or Chinese leader? MORE.

The House voted 332-95 to table a resolution from Green to impeach Trump for inflaming racial tensions, most recently after suggesting that four progressive congresswomen of color "go back" to their countries. 

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A total of 137 Democrats voted with Republicans to table the resolution, while Rep. Peter DeFazioPeter Anthony DeFazioHouse Democrats inch toward majority support for impeachment Trump bashes Mueller for 'ineptitude,' slams 'sick' Democrats backing impeachment Pelosi denies she's 'trying to run out the clock' on impeachment MORE (D-Ore.) voted "present." But 95 Democrats voted in favor of Green's effort.

Green’s resolution states that Trump has “brought the high office of the president of the United States in contempt, ridicule, disgrace and disrepute” and “has sown discord among the people of the United States.”

Wednesday marked the third time Green forced an impeachment vote on the House floor, though it was his first under Democratic leadership.

In December 2017, 58 Democrats voted in favor of Green's impeachment measure, while 66 supported his January 2018 effort.

Leadership

The Democrats who voted to table Green's effort included members of leadership, including House Majority Leader Steny HoyerSteny Hamilton HoyerOmar says US should reconsider aid to Israel Liberal Democrat eyes aid cuts to Israel after Omar, Tlaib denied entry Lawmakers blast Trump as Israel bars door to Tlaib and Omar MORE (D-Md.), Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) and House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem JeffriesHakeem Sekou JeffriesAnti-Trump vets join Steyer group in pressing Democrats to impeach Trump Appetite for Democratic term limits fizzling out Jeffries dismisses optics: We wanted testimony from Mueller, not Robert De Niro MORE (D-N.Y.).

Clyburn and Jeffries had previously voted for similar articles of impeachment from Green in the last Congress. 

 
Holding out for Mueller
 
Some lawmakers who have come out in favor of launching an impeachment inquiry voted to table Green's resolution on Wednesday, like independent Rep. Justin AmashJustin AmashLawmakers blast Trump as Israel bars door to Tlaib and Omar House Democrats targeting six more Trump districts for 2020 Sanford headed to New Hampshire amid talk of challenge to Trump MORE (Mich.), House Budget Committee Chairman John YarmuthJohn Allen YarmuthWhite House won't move forward with billions in foreign aid cuts Trump says he'll decide on foreign aid cuts within a week Trump signs two-year budget deal MORE (D-Ky.) and House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam SmithDavid (Adam) Adam SmithWarren's pledge to avoid first nuclear strike sparks intense pushback Landmark US-Russia arms control treaty poised for final blow Young Democrats look to replicate Ocasio-Cortez's primary path MORE (D-Wash.).
 
Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.), who supports starting an impeachment inquiry, said he didn't think Green's resolution offered the best path forward given that it didn't cite the findings in special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerMueller report fades from political conversation Trump calls for probe of Obama book deal Democrats express private disappointment with Mueller testimony MORE's report about Trump's efforts to undermine the Russian election interference investigation.
 
"We must bring forward our best evidence on obstruction, emoluments violations, and other potential crimes - not simply focus on the president's latest horrible remarks, harmful though they are. I worry that the House of Representatives would forfeit its vital role in this process if today's resolution passed," Beyer said in a statement.
 
Vulnerable Democrats
 
The Democrats who voted to table Green's resolution also included many of the centrist freshman lawmakers representing competitive districts, like Reps. Colin Allred (Texas), Anthony Brindisi (N.Y.), Joe CunninghamJoseph CunninghamAssault weapons ban picks up steam in Congress Pelosi backers feel vindicated after tumultuous stretch The Hill's Morning Report: Trump walks back from 'send her back' chants MORE (S.C.), Elaine LuriaElaine Goodman LuriaJewish Democratic congresswoman and veteran blasts Trump's 'disloyalty' comments Anti-Trump vets join Steyer group in pressing Democrats to impeach Trump The House Democrats who voted to kill impeachment effort MORE (Va.) and Jeff Van DrewJeff Van DrewRepublicans plot comeback in New Jersey The House Democrats who voted to kill impeachment effort House Democrats seek to move past rifts with minimum wage bill MORE (N.J.).
 
Six Democrats in competitive districts have come out in support of an impeachment inquiry. But some of them still voted to table Green's resolution, including Reps. Katie Porter (Calif.), Debbie Mucarsel-PowellDebbie Mucarsel-PowellSecond Democrat representing Trump district backs impeachment The House Democrats who voted to kill impeachment effort House votes to kill impeachment effort against Trump MORE (Fla.), Sean CastenSean CastenEx-GOP Rep. Roskam joins lobbying firm The House Democrats who voted to kill impeachment effort House votes to kill impeachment effort against Trump MORE (Ill.) and Harley RoudaHarley Edwin RoudaSecond Democrat representing Trump district backs impeachment Democrats call for Senate to return to vote on gun reform after two deadly mass shootings The House Democrats who voted to kill impeachment effort MORE (Calif.). Rep. Ann KirkpatrickAnn KirkpatrickTwo Democrats vow to press forward on Trump impeachment Here are the 95 Democrats who voted to support impeachment The House Democrats who voted to kill impeachment effort MORE (Ariz.), who came out in favor of an impeachment inquiry, did vote in favor of Green's resolution on Wednesday.