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 TrumpZuckerberg launches public defense of Facebook as attacks mount Trump leaning toward keeping a couple hundred troops in eastern Syria: report Warren says making Israel aid conditional on settlement building is 'on the table' MORE on Monday criticized Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTurkey sanctions face possible wall in GOP Senate Trump lashes out at Pelosi as she visits Jordan to discuss Syria Thomas D'Alesandro III, brother of Nancy Pelosi, dies at 90 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 CollinsLawmakers from both sides of the aisle mourn Cummings 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 Graham huddles with House Republicans on impeachment strategy 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. 

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 BidenZuckerberg launches public defense of Facebook as attacks mount Graham: 'Stupid' for Trump to ask China to investigate Biden Romney: Republicans don't criticize Trump because they fear it will help Warren 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.