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Here are the House Democrats who aren't backing Trump impeachment inquiry

The overwhelming majority of the House Democratic Caucus backs an impeachment inquiry into President TrumpDonald John TrumpAppeals court OKs White House diverting military funding to border wall construction Pentagon: Tentative meeting between spy agencies, Biden transition set for early next week Conservative policy director calls Section 230 repeal an 'existential threat' for tech MORE, but a handful have not lent their support.

There are now 227 Democrats in the 235-member caucus who are in favor of impeachment action of some kind.

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

Below are the eight House Democrats who have not publicly supported an impeachment inquiry. Asterisks indicate lawmakers representing congressional districts that Trump won in 2016.

The Hill has reached out to each lawmaker's office for comment.

 

Anthony Brindisi (N.Y.)*

Did not respond to a request for comment.

Joe CunninghamJoseph CunninghamObama: You lose people with 'snappy' slogans like 'defund the police' GOP Rep. Dan Newhouse tests positive for COVID-19 Colorado Democrat Ed Perlmutter tests positive for coronavirus MORE (S.C.)*

Did not respond to a request for comment.

Jared Golden (Maine)*

Did not respond to a request for comment.

Kendra HornKendra Suzanne HornThe US's investment in AI is lagging, we have a chance to double it What should Biden do with NASA and the Artemis Program? Here are the 17 GOP women newly elected to the House this year MORE (Okla.)*

“Congresswoman Horn takes the allegations seriously. She believes Congress and the American people deserve to know all of the facts before jumping to conclusions," said spokeswoman Chacey Schoeppel. "The whistleblower law calls for a process to determine what happened and when. The Congresswoman believe this process should be conducted in a detailed, methodical, and responsible manner before a Congressional inquiry is initiated."

Ron KindRonald (Ron) James KindOn the Trail: Five House results illustrate a politically divided America Democratic Rep. Ron Kind fends off challenge in Wisconsin Democrats, GOP fighting over largest House battlefield in a decade MORE (Wis.)*

Did not respond to a request for comment.

Collin PetersonCollin Clark PetersonOVERNIGHT ENERGY: Trump admin to sell oil leases at Arctic wildlife refuge before Biden takes office |Trump administration approves controversial oil testing method in Gulf of Mexico | Rep. Scott wins House Agriculture Committee gavel Rep. David Scott wins House Agriculture Committee gavel The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Mastercard - Dem leaders back smaller COVID-19 relief bill as pandemic escalates MORE (Minn.)*

“If anyone thinks a partisan impeachment process would constrain President Trump, they are fooling themselves. Without significant bipartisan support, impeachment proceedings will be a lengthy and divisive action with no resolution," Peterson said in a statement.

"I believe it will be a failed process that will end up even further dividing our country and weakening our ability to act together on issues like passing [the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement], containing foreign threats and growing our economy," he added.

Xochitl Torres Small (N.M.)*

Did not respond to a request for comment.

Jefferson Van Drew (N.J.)*

Did not respond to a request for comment.

 

Updated on Oct. 4 at 5:09 p.m.