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House Dems Rebuff Calls to Start Trump Impeachment Process

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By    |   Wednesday, 07 Jun 2017 02:46 PM

Democrats in the House of Representatives are pushing back against some lawmakers who have broached the idea of starting the impeachment process against President Donald Trump.

"We have to find out what the facts are," Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said, according to The Hill.

"But I don't want to leap to any conclusions about what we'll ultimately find or what the consequences should be," Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said, according to The Hill.

Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-Calif., said Schiff's viewpoint is the "overwhelming sentiment" of Democrats.

"A majority of the (Democratic) Caucus is of the belief that we ought to allow the investigation to continue to its logical conclusion before making any determination," Sanchez said in The Hill's report.

"I have not even thought about it," Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., told The Hill.

Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, D-Md., agreed.

"We need to make sure we get the facts and the elements of what we have to prove. And we're not there yet."

Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, said Tuesday that he plans to draft articles of impeachment against Trump, NBC News reported.

Premature calls to impeach Trump would benefit the president, according to Jane Chong, writing Monday in The Washington Post.

"Where its results are uncertain, such an effort could take a viable tool off the table for future crises and risk our national security as well," Chong wrote.

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