Florida Democratic Party Chair Rizzo’s Statement On Impeachment Inquiry
Posted September 24, 2019
Today House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry for the Trump administration. President Trump is dismissing the inquiry as a “Democratic Witch Hunt”. President Trump’s twitter fingers are moving a mile a minute discrediting impeachment talk. Republican Kevin McCarthy has responded by calling it an “Imaginary Impeachment”. Republicans are responding in kind to the impeachment news.
“Today Speaker Nancy Pelosi took the necessary step to safeguard our democracy from tyranny. A formal impeachment inquiry is a serious step, but President Donald Trump’s blatant actions while in office have left the Speaker and the House of Representatives no choice. Our Constitution designed these proceedings to ensure that presidents are held accountable to the public and determine whether the President of the United States had engaged in illegal activity. This isn’t about Democrats or Republicans, this is about protecting our democracy and our
Terrie Rizzo, chair of the Florida Democratic Party, statement in response to Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s announcement of a formal impeachment inquiry: