No. 3 Senate Democrat calls for House to begin impeachment proceedings against Trump

Sen. Patty MurrayPatricia (Patty) Lynn MurrayThese Senate seats are up for election in 2022 CDC leader faces precarious political moment Schumer ramps up filibuster fight ahead of Jan. 6 anniversary MORE (D-Wash.), the No. 3 Senate Democrat, called for House Democrats to begin impeachment inquiries on Sunday. 

"I agree with my fellow members of the Washington delegation that, as we have learned about the gravity of the potential threats to our democracy identified in special counsel Mueller's report, it has become clear that the House should begin proceedings to determine whether the president's action necessitate impeachment," Murray said in a statement.

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Murray joins a growing number of Democrats calling for an impeachment inquiry after Mueller testified on the findings outlined in his 448-page report last week during House committee hearings. 

Several Democratic members of Congress from the state of Washington, including Reps. Suzan DelBeneSuzan Kay DelBeneDemocrats look to scale back Biden bill to get it passed Democrats face tough choices on Biden plan after Manchin setback The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by National Industries for the Blind - Manchin says no; White House fires back MORE, Denny HeckDennis (Denny) Lynn HeckExclusive: Guccifer 2.0 hacked memos expand on Pennsylvania House races Heck enjoys second political wind Incoming lawmaker feeling a bit overwhelmed MORE, Derek KilmerDerek Christian KilmerState Democrat group teams up with federal lawmakers to elect down-ballot candidates Washington redistricting panel reaches late agreement on new lines Democrats fear Virginia is precursor to House drubbing MORE and Kim SchrierKimberly (Kim) Merle SchrierNearly 1 million child COVID-19 infections reported in past week Physician-lawmakers team up to urge boosters Washington state Supreme Court approves new congressional maps MORE, came out in support of impeachment proceedings Sunday, bringing the total to 103, according to The Hill's whip list.

Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiHouse has the power to subpoena its members — but does it have the will? Man who threatened to kill Ocasio-Cortez, Pelosi pleads guilty to federal charges The Hill's 12:30 Report: Dems look to repackage BBB into salvageable bill MORE (D-Calif.) has resisted impeachment and has not changed her approach following Mueller's testimony.