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Bemidji Pioneer: Democrat stops just short of forcing House vote on Trump's impeachment


October 12, 2017

WASHINGTON - A Democratic congressman stopped just short of forcing a House vote on President Donald Trump's impeachment Wednesday, pulling back under apparent pressure from his own party.

Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, read his impeachment resolution on the House floor Wednesday afternoon, bringing it up under rules that would force a rapid vote. But when, less than an hour later, the House's presiding officer called the resolution up for action, Green did not appear on the floor to offer it.


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