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Democrats say Trump impeachment proceedings ‘possibly coming’ after Mueller report

 

On Sunday, Rep. Elijah Cummings, among other lawmakers, sounded open to the possibility of bringing impeachment proceedings against the president.

Democrats “can foresee” the possibility of impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.

Speaking on the Sunday political talk shows, the chairmen of three key House investigatory committees sounded open to the possibility of bringing impeachment proceedings against the president.

“I can foresee that possibly coming,” House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday, adding that he is “not there yet” on impeachment.

The report itself, Cummings said, provides Congress with an investigatory “roadmap,” he said.

“I think [Mueller] basically said to us as a Congress, ‘It’s up to you to take this further with regard to obstruction and the other matters that might come up,'” Cummings said. Read more

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Democrats say Trump impeachment proceedings ‘possibly coming’ after Mueller report