Fox News host Chris Wallace asked Democrat Caucus Chair Hakeem Jefferies, (D-NY) whether impeaching President Donald Trump would cost Democrats the House in 2020, citing the failed Russia collusion probe.
“There are 31 House Democrats, moderates, who won in districts that President Trump had carried in 2016 and the Republican National Committee is already going after them about the possibility of impeachment,” Wallace said to Jefferies. “Are you putting those moderates, and in effect, the House majority in jeopardy?”
When Jefferies said Democrats would focus on issues that impact average Americans, Wallace let him know that the focus on impeachment would overtake everything else.
Jefferies said Democrats have a responsibility to uphold the Constitution and that politics didn’t have anything to do with the decision to pursue impeachment.
Millions of Americans who don’t want to see Trump impeached certainly disagree that impeachment is apolitical.
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