House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler on Friday said “articles of impeachment are under consideration” for President Donald Trump.
Nadler added that no “final determination” has been made.
The Judiciary Committee has been looking into whether the president obstructed justice amid the former special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian election interference.
Democratic leaders like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have so far urged caution on moving forward with impeachment, citing concerns about the potential benefits to Trump ahead of an election year.
A July 3 Gallup poll found 45% of Americans believe Trump should be impeached, while 53% said he should not be.
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House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler on Friday made one of his most direct statements yet on the subject of impeachment.
“Articles of impeachment are under consideration as part of the Committee’s investigation, although no final determination has been made. In addition, the Committee has the authority to recommend its own articles of impeachment for consideration by the full House,” Nadler said.
.@RepJerryNadler: “Articles of impeachment are under consideration as part of the committee’s investigation although no final determination has been made.”
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