Although support for the impeachment of President Trump has slightly fallen, it still remains fairly high according to a recent poll conducted by Fox News.
The survey notes that 45% of the people polled believe the President should be removed from office. Check out what Breitbart reported:
According to the survey, 45 percent of July respondents support President Trump’s removal, a drop from 50 percent in June. This month, 47 percent expressed support for impeachment and five percent said President Trump should be impeached, but remain in office. Fox News states polling interviews were conducted between July 21-23, 2019. A random national sample of 1,004 registered voters participated. The poll has a three percent margin of error.
The poll comes as House Democrats have begun their so-called “impeachment investigation” by asking a judge to allow access to secret grand jury material underlying former special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on now-debunked collusion between the 2016 Trump campaign and Russia.
The House Judiciary Committee is also expected to go to court next week to try to enforce a subpoena against former White House counsel Donald McGahn, a key Mueller witness. That suit is expected to challenge the White House’s claim that former White House employees have “absolute immunity” from testifying before Congress.
“This is an impeachment investigation,” far-left Representative Eric Swalwell said. “We are suggesting here is the first time we are telegraphing to the court that one remedy we have is impeachment.”
Many people believe Pelosi is trying to slow down the impeachment process however the Speaker is fighting back against these claims.
“No, I’m not trying to run out the clock,” she said.“We will proceed when we have what we need to proceed — not one day sooner.”
“Everybody has the liberty and the luxury to espouse their own position and to criticize me for trying to go down the path in the most determined, positive way,” Pelosi added. “Again, their advocacy for impeachment only gives me leverage.”
Last Friday, the House Judiciary Committee announced that they are going ahead with “impeachment investigations” into President Trump based on what they heard during Robert Mueller’s testimony earlier in the week.
Although most people agreed that Mueller’s testimony was a big win for President Trump, Democrats in the House were somehow convinced that the testimony was damning for the President.
Check out what Fox News reported:
As a major next step, Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., and the committee filed a petition in court on Friday to obtain grand jury materials from the former special counsel’s investigation.
Nadler called the grand jury materials “critically important” for their investigation. In the petition, Democrats on the committee noted that because Justice Department policies do not allow the prosecution of a sitting president, the House of Representatives is “the only institution of the federal government” that can hold Trump accountable.
“The House must have access to all evidence,” Nadler stated. “We are exercising our constitutional authority. We are continuing the investigation of President Trump’s malfeasances, and we will do and consider what we have to consider including whether we should recommend Articles of Impeachment to the House. We may, we may not. It remains to be seen.”
Many Democrats in the House added that these “investigations” were actually just the first step in impeaching President Trump.
“We are crossing the threshold,” Rep. Veronica Escobar of Texas said. “When you think about the mode we were operating under before, it was an oversight function. This is now crossing the threshold with this filing, and officially entering into an examination into whether or not to recommend articles of impeachment—I just want to make that point clear.”
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