Sen. Cory Booker on Wednesday called for Congress to launch impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump, becoming the latest 2020 Democratic White House contender to endorse the president’s removal from office.
Booker, of New Jersey, had previously demanded further probes by lawmakers into Trump’s conduct and Russian interference in the 2016 election, pressing for members of Congress to receive special counsel Robert Mueller’s underlying investigatory materials and public testimony.
“Robert Mueller’s statement makes it clear: Congress has a legal and moral obligation to begin impeachment proceedings immediately,” Booker wrote online, adding: “This Administration has continued to stonewall Congress’s oversight. Beginning impeachment proceedings is the only path forward.”
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