Huffman votes in favor of failed resolution to consider Trump impeachment

US President Donald Trump smiles as he arrives to speak about tax reform legislation in St. Louis Missouri US

US President Donald Trump smiles as he arrives to speak about tax reform legislation in St. Louis Missouri US

Only a few weeks after it was announced six House Democrats were introducing articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, the House of Representatives has decided to table the proposal.

However, Republicans in the House will easily table the symbolic vote, according to the website.

"This is not about Democrats, it is about democracy".

Al Green, D-Texas, says he will force a vote on impeaching President Donald Trump as early as Wednesday, the Washington Examiner is reporting.

In October, Green filed articles of impeachment, but they did not get put to a vote.

The Hill noted Green plans to force the vote on a "privileged" resolution. The president blamed both sides for the violence, including counter-protesters, sparking criticism from many who saw it as an equivocal response.

Green cited Trump's equivocating in the wake of a deadly white nationalist rally in Virginia, his attacks on Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) and his criticisms of NFL players' kneeling during the national anthem in protest of police abusing African-Americans.

"He has harmed the society of the United States; brought shame and dishonor to the office of president of the United States; sowing discord among the people of the United States by associating the majesty and dignity of the presidency with causes rooted in white supremacy, bigotry, racism, anti-Semitism, white nationalism or neo-Nazism", Green said. The leaders said Congressional inquiries and Robert Mueller's investigation into connections between Trump's campaign and Russia should be allowed to continue.

Al Green's plan is not supported by Democratic leaders, according to CNN.

House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley also voted against the impeachment. "I will tell them that tomorrow we will bring articles of impeachment to the floor of the Congress of United States of America for a vote". It is not about Republicans, it is about the fate of our Republic.

"Practically and politically, I think most of us can agree that passing articles of impeachment in this House isn't realistic at this moment in our history".

"Today, I followed my heart and cast a vote to begin a debate on whether this President has committed impeachable acts".

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