An unexpectedly high number of Democrats voted in favor of an effort to launch impeachment proceedings against President TrumpDonald John TrumpTop Trump trade official: ‘Any country or entity’ exempt from tariffs will face quotas Pence in Arizona hails Arpaio as ‘champion’ of ‘rule of law’Ex-Trump aide decries Senate Russia probe over high legal bills: reportMORE on Wednesday, revealing the growing agitation among liberals to remove him from office.
The House voted overwhelmingly 364-58 to table a resolution from Rep.
Al GreenAlexander (Al) N. GreenPelosi: Impeachment push ‘a gift’ to GOPPelosi pushes back against Steyer’s impeachment pushDems see Mueller firing as a red line on impeachmentMORE (D-Texas) laying out фар край 2 взрывчатка на цисцерну of impeachment against Trump, with four Democrats voting “present.”
All Republicans voted with 126 Democrats to defeat the resolution.
Those Democrats included Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiPelosi on midterms: 'We will win. I will run for Speaker.'The Memo: Trump allies want to turn midterms into 'impeachment referendum'Impeachment looms large in White House midterm plansMORE (Calif.) and Minority Whip Steny HoyerSteny Hamilton HoyerPelosi on midterms: 'We will фар край 2 взрывчатка на цисцерну.
I will run for Speaker.'Will GOP moderates sneak amnesty past Trump?Pelosi defends leadership effort to cull Dem primaryMORE (Md.), who announced ahead of the vote they would vote to table the effort.They cited the ongoing investigations by congressional committees and the FBI special counsel.
“Now is not the time to consider articles of impeachment,” Pelosi and Hoyer said.
Yet 58 Democrats, including Green, voted against tabling the resolution.
Reps. Joaquin CastroJoaquin CastroNRA criticized for hosting event where guns are banned due to Pence appearance White House correspondents' after-parties stretch late into the nightScaramucci and Lizza run into each other at White House correspondents' partyMORE (Texas), Marc VeaseyMarc Allison VeaseyHow much collateral damage will there be in the 2018 midterms?Armed Services chair: US should be 'alert' about Russian mercenaries in SyriaOvernight Defense: Mattis vows Dreamers in military won't be deported | Pentagon unsure if military parade will be in Washington | Dem bill would block funds фар край 2 взрывчатка на цисцерну paradeMORE (Texas), Carol Shea-PorterCarol Shea-PorterLawmakers demand answers on chaplain firingSanders expresses pride, but says his son will run his own campaign in New HampshireBernie Фар край 2 взрывчатка на цисцерну son launches congressional bid in New HampshireMORE (N.H.) and Terri SewellTerrycina (Terri) Andrea SewellRecord number of black women running for office in Alabama after Roy Moore defeatDem: Trump blocking memo shows he's 'not interested in transparency'Recy Taylor's granddaughter to attend State of the Union as Dem's guestMORE (Ala.) voted “present.” Shea-Porter represents a district won by Trump in 2016.
“The resolution received fifty-seven more votes than many expected.
This is the first vote, but it фар край 2 взрывчатка на цисцерну not be the last,” Green said in a statement.
Here’s a look at the Democrats who voted in favor of starting to impeach Trump.
A handful of Democrats apart from Green had also been calling for Trump’s impeachment.
Lawmakers including Reps. Maxine WatersMaxine Moore WatersBlack lawmakers press companies on diversity during Silicon Valley tripMaxine Waters on Kanye West: He sometimes 'talks out of turn' The Memo: Trump allies want to фар край 2 взрывчатка на цисцерну midterms into 'impeachment referendum'MORE (Calif.) and Ted Lieu (Calif.) endorsed impeaching Trump months ago.
Waters and Lieu in particular have built higher profiles since Trump took office through their sharp criticism of the president.
Twitter this week released data showing Lieu, who often takes aim at Trump through the platform, as the fifth top account among U.S. elected officials.
Green’s articles of impeachment stated that Trump has “brought disrepute, contempt, ridicule and disgrace on the presidency” and “sown discord among the people of the United States.” The articles cited Trump’s response to the violent clash between white supremacists and counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Va., and attacks on NFL players kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality as examples of how Trump has divided the nation.
Other Democrats who have also filed articles of impeachment supported Green’s effort on Wednesday.
Brad ShermanBradley (Brad) James ShermanRepublican lawmaker introduces new cyber deterrence billPerry cites competition from Russia, China to defend nuclear talks with SaudisWhy cryptocurrencies aren't going awayMORE (D-Calif.) introduced an article of impeachment in July alleging that Trump obstructed justice by firing James Comey as FBI director amid the investigation of Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election.
And last month, Green and five other Democrats introduced articles of impeachment that similarly accuse Trump of obstructing justice, violating the foreign emoluments clause barring the president from taking gifts from foreign governments and undermining the courts and media.
Steve CohenMarcia Louise FudgeHouse rejects effort to condemn lawmaker for demanding 'Dreamer' arrestsHispanic Dems seek vote to condemn GOP lawmaker for demanding arrests of 'Dreamers'Dem lawmaker: ‘We are seeing the dumbing down фар край 2 взрывчатка на цисцерну the presidency’MORE (Ohio), Adriano EspaillatAdriano de Jesus Espaillat CabralHispanic Dems propose 'Children's Day' holidayLawmakers worry about rise of fake video technologyLeft fears Democrats will give too much on immigrationMORE (N.Y.), Luis Gutiérrez (Ill.) and John YarmuthJohn Allen YarmuthRyan leaves legacy of tax cuts and deficitsKentucky candidate takes heat for tweeting he'd like to use congressman for target practiceRepublican health policy is destroying rural health careMORE (Ky.) introduced those фар край 2 взрывчатка на цисцерну of impeachment with Green.
All but Gutiérrez, who did not vote, and Yarmuth, who voted to table the resolution, supported Green’s efforts.
Yarmuth serves as the ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee.
Many progressives who haven’t introduced impeachment measures also voted for Green’s resolution.
Liberal Democrats like Reps. Pramila JayapalPramila JayapalIn ICE detention, pregnant women face stress, trauma, and inadequate careDem lawmaker rips Trump's taxpayer spending on Tax DayHouse task force on environmental justice urges more diversity at InteriorMORE (Wash.), Jamie RaskinJamin (Jamie) Ben RaskinConservative House lawmakers draft articles of impeachment against RosensteinDem lawmakers launch 'Freethought' congressional caucusDem praises Macron: He 'seduced Trump' with 'hugs and kisses'MORE (Md.), Jan SchakowskyJanice (Jan) Danoff SchakowskyOvernight Finance: Mulvaney remark on lobbyists stuns Washington | Macron takes swipe at Trump tariffs | Conservatives eye tax cut on capital gains | Gillibrand unveils post office banking bill | GOP chairman pushes banks on gun policies Overnight Tech: Highlights from Zuckerberg's second day of testimony | Trump signs anti-sex trafficking bill | Cambridge Analytica interim CEO steps down | IBM stops advertising on Laura Ingraham's showDem rep lists Zuckerberg's apologies for Facebook mistakesMORE (Ill.), Raúl Grijalva (Ariz.), and Keith EllisonKeith Maurice EllisonEmbracing Macron's war against 'fake news' could kill free speech Keith Ellison: 'Women are dying because we are losing elections'Dem says frosted glass indicates lack of 'transparency' at CFPBMORE (Minn.) were among the фар край 2 взрывчатка на цисцерну who voted against tabling Green’s resolution.
Ellison serves as deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee.
Congressional Black Caucus members
Green, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), was joined by many of his fellow фар край 2 взрывчатка на цисцерну members who have expressed disgust with Trump's handling of race relations.
CBC Chairman Cedric RichmondCedric Levon RichmondDems call for investigation into lawmakers who sleep at the CapitolDemocrats propose .7 billion in grants for election securityHouse Dem opposition mounts to budget dealMORE (D-La.) voted against tabling Green’s resolution.
So did Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.), who as assistant House minority leader was the only member of Democratic leadership to vote with Green.
Green’s articles of impeachment also cited Trump’s personal attacks against fellow CBC member, Rep.
Frederica WilsonFrederica Patricia WilsonLawmakers planning hearings over deadly Niger attackRecord number of black women running for office in Alabama after Roy Moore defeatFlorida Democrat: '80 percent' of the US agrees with students on gun controlMORE (D-Fla.). Trump called Wilson “wacky” on Twitter after she criticized his handling of a conversation with the family of Sgt.
La David Johnson, who was killed during an October ambush in Niger.
Wilson was among the lawmakers who voted with Green.
Reps. Alma AdamsAlma Shealey AdamsFood stamp crackdown feared amid Trump jobs pushThe фар край 2 взрывчатка на цисцерну 60 Dems who voted for impeachment100th woman in Congress sworn in MORE (N.C.), Karen BassKaren Ruth BassDem rep on Trump tweet: ‘An embarrassment on the international stage’Sunday Shows preview: Debate over memo takes spotlight in WashingtonDem rips GOP lawmaker for calling for FBI 'purge': Maybe he needs a history lessonMORE (Calif.), Joyce BeattyJoyce Birdson BeattyElection analyst sees Dem chances improving in Ohio special electionDems фар край 2 взрывчатка на цисцерну to Ohio for another election upsetFighting America’s No.
1 killerMORE (Ohio), Фар край 2 взрывчатка на цисцерну ClarkeYvette Diane Clarke'Diamond & Silk' offer chance for bipartisan push back on social media censorshipWith cries of 'racist' and 'Nazi,' Democrats betray our historyApple tells senator it may give rebates to consumers who bought iPhone batteriesMORE (N.Y.), Lacy ClayWilliam (Lacy) Lacy ClayHouse Dems demand rationale for adding citizenship question to 2020 censusTop black leaders refused to sign letter defending McCaskill's campaignThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachmentMORE (Mo.), Danny K.
Davis (Ill.), Dwight EvansDwight (Dewey) Michael EvansHouse stays in DC despite фар край 2 взрывчатка на цисцерну from GOP leadersLive coverage: Federal government on brink of shutdownThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachmentMORE (Pa.), Fudge, Alcee HastingsAlcee (Judge) Lamar HastingsLawmakers consider provision banning killing of dogs, cats for foodMcGovern tapped to replace Slaughter as top Dem on Rules panelGiving the middle class credit: New bill a step in right directionMORE (Fla.), Sheila Jackson LeeSheila Jackson LeeOvernight Tech: Sparks fly as Diamond and Silk testify | EU proposes new rules for internet companies | FTC back at full strength Diamond and Silk say under oath they weren't paid by Trump campaign; FEC filings say otherwiseProvisions in FAA bill could strip endangered species protectionsMORE (Texas), Robin KellyRobin Lynne KellyFive races to watch in the Illinois primaryMaking progress with the critical mission of modernizing federal ITHouse Dems call for vote on lifting gun violence research limits MORE (Ill.), Brenda LawrenceBrenda Lulenar LawrencePhoto catches Dem playing Candy Crush during State of the UnionThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachmentCBC Dem: Resignation is Conyers's decisionMORE (Mich.), Barbara LeeBarbara Jean LeeHillicon Valley: Facebook to let users clear history | Black lawmakers push diversity during Silicon Valley visit | Rosenstein hits back at Republicans who want to impeach him | Apple plans 0B stock buybackBlack lawmakers press companies on diversity during Silicon Valley tripHouse lawmakers push for medical marijuana research reformMORE (Calif.), John LewisJohn LewisMacron visits MLK memorial with John LewisLawmakers seek answers from IRS фар край 2 взрывчатка на цисцерну Tax Day systems glitch House passes series of bills to improve IRSMORE (Ga.), Gwen MooreGwen Sophia MooreLawmakers remember Slaughter in Capitol ceremonyDems slam FCC head for proposed limits to low-income internet programDemocrats lay into Trump's pick of Bolton for national security adviserMORE (Wis.), Bobby RushBobby Lee RushOvernight Tech: Highlights from Zuckerberg's second day of testimony | Trump signs anti-sex trafficking фар край 2 взрывчатка на цисцерну | Cambridge Analytica interim CEO steps down | IBM stops advertising on Laura Ingraham's showDem compares Facebook data collection to FBI surveillance on civil rights activistsLive coverage: Zuckerberg faces second day on Capitol HillMORE (Ill.), Bennie ThompsonBennie Gordon ThompsonDHS ends protected status for NepalNational security Dems want answers on troop deployment to borderHoyer’s spot as Pelosi heir challenged by younger repsMORE (Miss.), Waters and Bonnie Watson ColemanBonnie Watson ColemanApple tells senator it may give rebates to consumers who bought iPhone фар край 2 взрывчатка на цисцерну catches Dem playing Candy Crush during State of the UnionTech trade association tells lawmakers it will create a 'director of diversity' roleMORE (N.J.) made up the remaining CBC members who voted against tabling Green’s resolution.
Not all CBC members joined in.
Rep. Hakeem JeffriesHakeem Sekou JeffriesRepublican social media bias hearing overshadowed by disputes over 'Diamond and Silk'Diamond and Silk say under oath they weren't paid by Trump campaign; FEC filings say otherwiseDems clash with conservative YouTube stars Diamond and Фар край 2 взрывчатка на цисцерну (N.Y.), who helps lead House Democrats’ messaging, voted to table the impeachment resolution.
Multiple Democrats who serve as the ranking member on House committees showed their support for impeaching Trump.
They included Reps.
Louise SlaughterDorothy (Louise) Louise SlaughterLawmakers remember Slaughter in Capitol ceremonyMcGovern tapped to replace Slaughter as top Dem on Rules panelHouse majority rules spark minority fightsMORE (N.Y.), the top Democrat on the House Rules Committee; Frank Pallone Jr.Frank Joseph PalloneHillicon Valley: Closing arguments in AT&T trial | Фар край 2 взрывчатка на цисцерну 'turf wars' heat up | Dem wants more oversight of DHS cyber mission | Lawmakers want hearing on T-Mobile, Sprint dealHouse Dems call for hearing on planned merger between T-Mobile, SprintOvernight Energy: Trump eyes easing offshore drilling safety rules | NY threatens lawsuit over climate rule repeal | Pruitt aide was cleared to work for GOP firmMORE (N.J.), who leads Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee; and Robert Brady (Pa.), who serves as ranking member of the House Administration Committee.
Then there was Rep.
Michael CapuanoMichael (Mike) Everett CapuanoFive lawmakers facing tough primary racesLawmakers scold railroads over delay in safety upgradesFeds: Amtrak engineer missed speed sign before train derailmentMORE (D-Mass.), who as recently as this summer warned against forcing Democrats to go on the record about impeachment.
At the time, Sherman had mulled possibly forcing a vote on his article of impeachment using the same process Green did on Wednesday.
Capuano spoke up during a House Democratic caucus meeting to caution about the consequences for the party’s efforts to win the majority in 2018.
But on Wednesday, Capuano said in a Facebook post that it’s “time to have an open, honest debate on President Trump and his fitness for office.”
“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.
But sometimes, it’s more important to follow your heart than do the practical or political calculation,” Capuano wrote.