Trump and Republicans Insist on House Vote to Launch Formal Impeachment Inquiry

CNS News | 10/4/2019 | Staff
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( - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) repeatedly has said she wants to be “fair” as House Democrats undertake their “impeachment inquiry,” but Democrats are falling short of fairness, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told Pelosi in an Oct. 3 letter.

“I am writing to request you suspend all efforts surrounding your ‘impeachment inquiry’ until transparent and equitable rules and procedures are established to govern the inquiry,” McCarthy wrote.

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McCarthy and other Republicans say Democrats are so ****-bent on impeaching Trump that they have charged ahead without a full House vote, which would set rules and procedures for a formal impeachment proceeding.

Republicans are particularly upset that Democrats have attempted to limit Republican questioning of witnesses.

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In his letter, McCarthy asks Pelosi a number of questions, as follows:

Do you intend to hold a vote of the full House authorizing your impeachment inquiry?

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Do you intend to involve the full house in each critical step of this inquiry, including defining its scope and establishing its rules and procedures?

Do you intend to grant co-equal subpoena power to both the Chair and Ranking Member at the committee level?

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Do you intend to require that all subpoenas be subject to a vote fof the full committee at the request of either the Chair...
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