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Inaction Is No Longer an Option

As the Judiciary Committee’s only career prosecutor, I know we must impose consequences for lawlessness. That includes the president.
Source: Leah Millis / Reuters

We have no choice: Congress must begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Even if the effort to remove him comes up short in the Senate, showing a willingness to hold a lawless president accountable may be the only way to save our democracy.

I purposely have not rushed headlong into this or prejudged the outcome, as he would have done. Along with my colleagues on the House Judiciary Committee, I have carefully

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