California Democratic Rep. Katie Porter publicly supported a survey on Monday night, posted a video on Twitter about his decision. Porter is one of only two House Democrats representing competitive districts and is publicly supported by President Trump.
Porter's message was met with immediate GOP backlash and a threat that the move "will cost Porter its seat" by 2020. Rep. Tom Malinowski from New Jersey is the second so-called "Frontline" Democrat who says Parliament should start a query. The Democratic Congress Campaign Committee appointed 44 legislators whose districts are seen as the key to holding on to Parliament by 2020.
House President Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Who has the most influential vote in the decision whether to move forward , has repeatedly stated that she is planning to focus on the current Congress Committee Examinations in Trump before discussing an inquiry inquiry.
Currently, 69 Democrats and a Republican in the House of Representatives support the initiation of an inquiry into Trump for potential obstruction of justice. Of the 69 democrats, almost all share two important qualities: their seats are safe by 2020, and they are not members of the democratic leadership team.
Rep. Justin Amash from Michigan is the only Republican to return a query and he has received criticism from constituents and GOP for his decision.
Among the Parliament Democrats who are most influential in this process – key committee chairs, the president and his followers, top executives and of course the speaker himself, examine – only one has signaled that she prefers to pursue the president. Financial Services President Maxine Waters, D-Calif., Has demanded persecution since the early days of Trump's presidency; She wrote in a February 2017 tweet that her greatest desire was to lead [Trump] straight to prosecution. "
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