Rep. Green: Trump needs to be impeached for ‘bigotry’

In this photo from Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, arrives for a Democratic Caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. The House has overwhelmingly voted to kill a resolution from Green to impeach President Donald Trump. The vote Wednesday was 364-58. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Texas Congressman Al Green is pushing again to impeach President Donald Trump, using the president’s reported use of “sh–hole” during a meeting Thursday to support his claim.

Green said in a news conference Friday that he is submitting articles of impeachment next week.

The Democrat said the “sh–hole” statement and other comments show the nation “elected a bigot as president.”

“I’m going to be on the right side of history,” Green said, adding that the truth always comes out over time.

He said he will not be lobbying for votes from his colleagues on the actions.

“But for those of us who want to remedy this circumstance, we understand that impeach is the means — the methodology, if you will, by which it can be done,” Green proclaimed.

It’s not clear if this vote would have any traction.  Previous attempts have been overwhelmingly voted down.


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