Trump District Democrats Feel the Heat on Impeachment

Breitbart | 12/11/2019 | Staff
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Freshman Rep. Conor Lamb (D-PA) is getting lit up in his district in local press over a lack of any commitment on which way he intends to vote when Articles of Impeachment come to a floor vote.

Lamb, who represents one of the 31 districts that President Donald Trump won in 2016, “doesn’t want to say much” about where he stands on impeachment now that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced plans to move forward on the House floor, according to a local television report in Pittsburgh.

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Pittsburgh’s Action 4 News’ David Kaplan wrote on Tuesday:

In October, Lamb told Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 he didn’t want to say much publicly about the inquiry. Now, after learning which articles will be introduced, Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 still hasn’t learned much. Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 made multiple calls over the last few days to get any sort of statement or update on where Lamb is leaning. Each of the other representatives in Western Pennsylvania has indicated which way they are leaning — along party lines.

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A Lamb spokesperson has also not replied to a Breitbart News request for comment on where he intends to vote.

Lamb, who won a special election in Western Pennsylvania by pledging to oppose Pelosi for Speaker, is hardly alone in finding the position the partisan impeachment push has put them in to be a tough one.

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A total of 31 Democrats currently represent districts that President Trump won in 2016, none of whom have said they intend to support impeachment on the floor at this time. Two of them joined all Republicans in the House in voting against the authorization of the actual impeachment inquiry several weeks ago, Reps. Jeff Van Drew (D-NJ) and Collin Peterson (D-MN).

Both Van Drew and Peterson are again expected to join all Republicans on the floor of...
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