GOP rep: Pelosi would allow floor vote if this were a 'true' impeachment inquiry

GOP rep: Pelosi would allow floor vote if this were a 'true' impeachment inquiry
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A House Republican and ally of President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - House panel expected to approve impeachment articles Thursday Democrats worried by Jeremy Corbyn's UK rise amid anti-Semitism Warren, Buttigieg duke it out in sprint to 2020 MORE on Monday criticized Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - House panel expected to approve impeachment articles Thursday Democrats seek leverage for trial The Memo: Pelosi-Trump trade deal provokes debate on left MORE's (D-Calif.) handling of the impeachment inquiry, saying if she were serious about the effort, she would bring it up for a floor vote.

"Formal impeachment would actually afford due process and ensure both sides are heard," tweeted Rep. Doug CollinsDouglas (Doug) Allen CollinsThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - House panel expected to approve impeachment articles Thursday Parties clash as impeachment articles move closer to House vote House passes bill that would give legal status to thousands of undocumented farmworkers MORE (R-Ga.), the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee.

Pelosi last week formally launched an impeachment inquiry into Trump over revelations surrounding a whistleblower complaint about his interactions with Ukraine. 

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The intelligence community whistleblower, whom Trump has sharply attacked, says the president sought to pressure the leader of Ukraine into investigating the Biden family amid former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - House panel expected to approve impeachment articles Thursday Democrats seek leverage for trial Democrats spend big to put Senate in play MORE's White House bid. 

Trump has denied any wrongdoing, and congressional Republicans have largely come to his defense, saying Democrats are trying to relitigate the 2016 election.

Members of the House Intelligence Committee, House Oversight and Reform Committee and House Foreign Affairs Committee plan to hold hearings and interviews on impeachment during the current recess, while most lawmakers are on break, but no formal floor vote has been scheduled or discussed publicly by leadership.