AOC says Democrats' refusal to impeach Trump is a national scandal

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Democrat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has called her own party's failure to impeach President Donald Trump a 'national scandal.'

The freshman Congresswoman from New York made the remarks in a tweet late on Saturday, ratcheting up pressure on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to allow impeachment to move forward.

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'At this point, the bigger national scandal isn't the president's lawbreaking behavior - it is the Democratic Party's refusal to impeach him for it,' she wrote.

Ocasio-Cortez's forceful remarks join the growing clamor from some Democrats demanding that party leaders impeach the president, with the intelligence community whistleblower controversy fueling fresh outrage.

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In the latest controversy, Democrats accuse Trump of asking Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy for dirt on Joe Biden, related to an investigation into a Ukrainian company that Biden's son served on the board of while his father was vice president.

Trump says that Biden pressured the Ukrainian government to drop the investigation under threat of withholding U.S. aid.

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The allegations about Trump emerged in a whistleblower complaint from a member of the U.S. intelligence community, who either heard the call with Zelenskiy or read a transcript from it, though details of the complaint have not been made public.

Trump calls the allegations 'just another political hack job.'

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