Ocasio-Cortez calls out Democrats for refusing to impeach Trump

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOcasio-Cortez, Thunberg, Rapinoe make BBC's 100 most inspiring women of 2019 Former Nebraska Sen. Bob Kerrey endorses Biden Democratic strategist on Sanders debate performance: 'I just think he might've topped out' MORE (D-N.Y.) called out Democrats late Saturday for what she called their "refusal” to impeach President TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP congressman slams Trump over report that U.S. bombed former anti-ISIS coalition headquarters US to restore 'targeted assistance' to Central American countries after migration deal Trump says lawmakers should censure Schiff MORE.

“At this point, the bigger national scandal isn’t the president’s lawbreaking behavior - it is the Democratic Party’s refusal to impeach him for it,” she tweeted. 

The freshman Democrat’s comments came after Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenButtigieg tweeted support for 'Medicare for All' in 2018 Overnight Health Care — Presented by National Taxpayers Union — House Dems change drug pricing bill to address progressive concerns | Top Republican rejects Dem proposal on surprise medical bills | Vaping group launches Fox News ad blitz Hillicon Valley: FCC approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger | Dems wrangle over breaking up Big Tech at debate | Critics pounce as Facebook's Libra stumbles | Zuckerberg to be interviewed by Fox News | Twitter details rules for political figures' tweets MORE (Mass.), a Democratic presidential candidate, made similar comments Friday evening, tweeting that “Congress had a duty to begin impeachment” against Trump after former special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerFox News legal analyst says Trump call with Ukraine leader could be 'more serious' than what Mueller 'dragged up' Lewandowski says Mueller report was 'very clear' in proving 'there was no obstruction,' despite having 'never' read it Fox's Cavuto roasts Trump over criticism of network MORE’s Russia report and that Congress “is complicit” by having not already done so.

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"After the Mueller report, Congress had a duty to begin impeachment," Warren tweeted. "By failing to act, Congress is complicit in Trump's latest attempt to solicit foreign interference to aid him in US elections. Do your constitutional duty and impeach the president."

Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiLawmakers, social media users praise photo of Pelosi confronting Trump Trump turns Pelosi's 'meltdown' criticism around: 'She is a very sick person' Trump threat lacks teeth to block impeachment witnesses MORE (D-Calif.) has declined to support calls for impeachment proceedings against the president, who last week came under increased scrutiny over a whistleblower complaint said to focus on a conversation between Trump and another world leader during a phone call. Trump reportedly pressured Ukraine's president to open an investigation into Democratic presidential front-runner Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump says lawmakers should censure Schiff Schiff says committees will eventually make impeachment inquiry transcripts public Trump threat lacks teeth to block impeachment witnesses MORE during that call.

The intelligence community's inspector general declined last week to share details of the whistleblower's complaint during a closed-door meeting with the House Intelligence Committee. 

A number of people are putting pressure on Congress to begin impeachment proceedings, including George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayLawmakers, social media users praise photo of Pelosi confronting Trump George Conway accuses Trump of being a 'sociopath' George Conway donates to Trump challenger Joe Walsh MORE

George ConwayGeorge Thomas ConwayLawmakers, social media users praise photo of Pelosi confronting Trump George Conway accuses Trump of being a 'sociopath' George Conway donates to Trump challenger Joe Walsh MORE, an outspoken critic of Trump, ripped the president over the recent allegation detailing the whistleblower complaint in an op-ed published by The Washington Post on Friday.

“Trump has already done more than enough to warrant impeachment and removal,” Conway wrote Friday. “The current whistleblowing allegations, however, are even worse.”

He went on to call on Congress to take action in response to the allegations in the op-ed, writing that “constitutional procrastination has probably emboldened Trump” but that is it time for lawmakers to remove the “cancer on the presidency … before it’s too late.”