‘A Total Sham’: Pelosi Blasted for Putting off Vote on Impeachment Inquiry

House Republicans are knocking House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) after she made it known that she isn’t going to hold a vote now on an impeachment inquiry.

During a press conference on Tuesday, Pelosi announced that the House of Representatives will be holding off on a vote to authorize a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

“There’s no requirement that we have a vote,” the House speaker said, adding, “We’re not here to call bluffs. We’re here to find the truth to uphold the Constitution of the United States. This is not a game for us. This is deadly serious.”

She added that House Democrats are already on a “path to truth.”

See Pelosi’s comments below:

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) blasted his California colleague for Democrats’ “plan to sneak impeachment past the American people” by not holding a “single vote” on it.

“This is a total sham,” McCarthy tweeted.

During Wednesday’s press conference, several House Republicans tore into their Democratic colleagues for continuing with an impeachment inquiry, without a full vote.

House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) claimed that the materials regarding the impeachment probe are being “kept in secret” from other members of Congress.

“The Constitution of the United States does not say that the power of impeachment resides with Speaker Pelosi, doesn’t say it resides with the speaker of the House, doesn’t say it resides with the chairman of the Intel Committee. It says it resides with the House of Representatives. It is a really shameful miscarriage of their responsibilities and their duties, for them to be conducting this exercise, in which they will not even share information with members of Congress beyond the select few that they have identified.”

Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) said House Republicans want to make the “message clear” to their Democratic colleagues “that how [the impeachment inquiry] is happening is absolutely untenable, unacceptable, and unprecedented. It is not due process.”

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) questioned, “Why are they trying to impeach a President of the United States behind closed doors, in secret, where the public can’t see it, the press can’t see it?”

Scalise continued:

“We have an election next year. In fact, we had an election in 2016, and I understand that there were some people that didn’t support Donald Trump, but he won. He was duly elected by the American people. Some of them still haven’t gotten over it and are trying to reverse the decision that was made by the people of this country.”

Watch the press conference below:

Additionally, Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) had something to say about Pelosi’s announcement on holding off on the vote.

As he said on Twitter, Pelosi’s remarks “further reveals that she intends to keep her partisan ‘impeachment’ push in the shadows, where she and [Adam Schiff] can keep the truth and their unfair tactics are hidden from public scrutiny.”

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General Confusion
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Cult members forget that the public feeling against King Donald The Loser is STARTING at 52% and it ENDED at 58% against Richard Nixon, when he resigned. If the impeachment vote happens close to the end of the year, there is a long way to go for more info to come out & for public sentiment to change.

Do you all have open or closed minds?

Charles
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The sore loser Democrats are stalling to carry out this witch hunt/fishing expedition until as close to the election as possible. It’s designed to indoctrinate their loyal supporters and keep them against President Trump. The DEMOCRAT INQUISITION is nothing more than a political move to gain votes. Democrats ave no decency or morals. It’s win at all costs, control, control, control. In their debates, their insanity comes out. Lying, cheating, corrupt Democrats.

General Confusion
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I am so glad that so many of you like hiding your comments AND the comments of others. So much for the ideals of free speech.

Morte206
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PS: Chillax Phyllis. My friend’s kid was not claiming there was no need, rather simply expressing frustration. Or is that no longer allowed?

Frankly I’m am delighted that any 19yo thinks about politics at all. Agreement is not necessary in order to have a good conversation, at least for me.

Kathy Garry Moynan
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Pelosi and crew don’t give two hoots about what the people think. Isn’t that a true Socialistic/Communistic attitude? No one that watches any of the cable news or the alphabet channels is getting any truth about what is going on. State TV is pushing the propaganda and most people are to uninformed to realize it! SAD!

Captain Snowflake
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No one with any sense expected anything other than this.

Morte206
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My friend’s 19yo summed it up best I think: I thought they already were doing a formal impeachment inquiry? WTF have they been doing for the last month almost !?!

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