Impeachment drumbeat builds on left, as House shifts probes into high gear

House Democrats' rapidly expanding probes of President Trump and his associates have coincided with renewed calls on the left for an impeachment fight, with high-profile testimony against the president and plans for more explosive hearings only fueling a frenzy sure to reverberate into 2020.

Despite some concerns among leadership that impeachment could harm the party politically, liberal rank-and-file members and allies in the media have sounded the impeachment call anew.

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., assured protesters Wednesday she'll introduce a resolution this month urging the Judiciary Committee to move forward with impeachment proceedings against Trump.

“This last election was a calling, I mean we saw record turnout in an election year where people wanted to elect the jury that would begin the impeachment proceedings to Donald Trump,” she said.


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