The most likely result, however, is that House Speaker Paul Ryan will bring up a vote on a "motion to table" Green's impeachment resolution Wednesday - essentially killing it. But even a motion to table could present difficulties for some of Green's colleagues as a symbolic vote on removing Trump from office.
"The special counsel's investigation is moving forward as well, and those inquiries should be allowed to continue", she added, referring to Robert Mueller.
"For this reason I will bring articles of impeachment to a vote in the House of Representatives", Green wrote in a letter to colleagues.
"I will tell them I refuse to sit on the sidelines while the world is considering one of the great issues of our time", Green said.Читайте также: Exhiben imágenes de senador descubierto con menor en un hotel
The measure was voted down 364-58 as every Republican and a majority of Democrats opted to table the measure.
Democratic leaders have previously warned party members against enacting articles of impeachment against Trump, arguing that such a move would be premature given the ongoing investigations into the former New York businessman's election campaign and administration.
"Legitimate questions have been raised about his fitness to lead this nation", Pelosi and Hoyer continued. "May everyone vote their conscience knowing that history will judge us all".
Al Green's plan is not supported by Democratic leaders, according to CNN.
Green also has cited Trump lashing out at NFL players who kneeled during the National Anthem to protest police brutality and his Muslim travel ban. It divides and damages the social fabric of our country in ways that obstruction of justice cannot. It is not about Republicans, it is about the fate of our Republic. The president blamed both sides for the violence, including counter-protesters, sparking criticism from many who saw it as an equivocal response.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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