A handful of moderate House Democrats may rebuke their party on impeachment; with experts predicting between 4 and a dozen lawmakers from Trump-carried districts could vote against his removal.
“House Democratic leaders are bracing for some defections among a group of moderate Democrats in swing districts who are concerned a vote to impeach President Trump could cost them their seats in November,” reports the Washington Post.
“Lawmakers and senior aides are privately predicting they will lose more than the two Democrats who opposed the impeachment inquiry rules package in late September, according to multiple officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity to talk frankly. Two senior Democratic aides said the total could be as many as a half-dozen, while a third said the number could be higher,” adds the newspaper.
“This is a very grave decision. . . . I’m hearing all sides of it. . . . It’s mixed, it’s very mixed,” said Democratic Rep. Susie Lee of Nevada.
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Source: Washington Post