105 members of Congress now stand in support of opening an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. The new arrivals include four House Democrats from Washington following a lawsuit that was filed this past Friday by the House Judiciary Committee. The lawsuit involves the unsealing of grand jury evidence from the Mueller investigation; documents that would be needed to impeach the sitting President.
While many assumed that nothing would come of last week’s Mueller testimony (a seemingly uneventful hearing), a flurry of Democratic House members announced their support for Trump’s impeachment just yesterday, July 28.
The four Washington-based House Democrats publicly tweeted out their support for opening an impeachment inquiry, as Rolling Stone points out:
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler appeared on ABC News to speak on the possibility of an impeachment inquiry, as well:
While multiple House Democrats still won’t budge on support of an impeachment inquiry, most notably House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, we are finally seeing the tides turn as a result of Trump’s racism, immigration policies, election interference and too many other transgressions to list at this point.