Rep. Al Green to Force Trump Impeachment Vote on Wednesday

President-elect Donald Trump will become the 45th President of the United States when he takes the oath of office Friday Jan. 20 2017

A Democratic congressman has said he intends to force a vote to impeach President Donald Trump.

Green's memo didn't allege "obstruction of justice" or reference the ongoing investigation into the 2016 presidential campaign's connection with Russian Federation.

Green's resolution is mostly symbolic in the Republican-controlled Congress and even fellow Democrats have backed away from similar efforts. The resolution accuses Trump of "high misdemeanor", worthy of removal from office.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has called the effort premature amid ongoing Russian Federation investigations into alleged ties between the Kremlin and Trump campaign advisers.

"In doing this, hatred disguised as acceptable political correctness has festered in our body politic and polluted our discourse to our detriment", Green said.

Trump's rhetoric, while not criminal, still "divides and damages the social fabric of our country in ways that obstruction of justice can not", Green wrote in his letter. She has also said that impeachment must be rooted in facts rather than personal opinions about the President.

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Top Democratic leaders have repeatedly urged Green to refrain from bringing this up on the floor, arguing this is not the time to push impeachment. Both remained in office after the Senate voted to impeach failed. The articles of impeachment he brought against Trump in October accused the president of "fueling an alt-right hate machine" that's "causing immediate injury to American society".

The resolution has no real chance of advancing in the House.

The calls for removing Mr Trump from office have created some discord throughout the Democratic party. But if they vote against tabling the motion, they could be forced to explain to moderate and independent voters why they acted to impeach Trump before the investigations had concluded.

"As I have said before, this is not about Democrats, it is about democracy". "May everyone vote their conscience knowing that history will judge us all".

Poorly. Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has been aggressively attempting to quell actual votes on impeachment this year, believing that they will hurt Democrats at the ballot box in 2018.

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