The quest to impeach President Donald Trump is becoming stronger, at least 95 Democrats in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have supported his impeachment proceedings.
According to Reuters reports, more lawmakers joined the move after congressional testimony by former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Concise News learned that the former U.S. Special Counsel investigated Trump over alleged Russians involvement in the 2016 presidential election.
Over 40 per cent of the 235 Democrats in the House now backed the impeachment process, including 30 representatives from different states.
At a press conference on Friday, Judiciary Chairman, Jerrold Nadler, when questioned if the panel’s ongoing probe still stand as an impeachment inquiry, he said: “in effect.”
A representative from Maryland, Jamie Raskin, stated: “From my personal stand point, I would say we’re in an impeachment investigation.”
Meanwhile, another representative, Eric Swalwell, recalled that the House efforts to impeach former Presidents, Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton took different dimentions.
“This is an impeachment investigation,’’ the California Democrat added.