Today, after months of investigations and hearings conducted by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the Judiciary Committee, the House of Representatives announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. The articles allege the president has abused the power of the presidency and obstructed Congress in their investigation and charge him with committing high crimes and misdemeanors.
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement:
“This is a sad day for America, but it is a day that has been made necessary by the president’s conduct.
“As the articles of impeachment brought forward today move to the Senate, I’m calling on both parties to stay rooted in the facts and in fairness, with the Constitution as our guide. I am confident that the American public will, over time, see that these actions are as necessary as they are unfortunate.”
“We will hold the president accountable for his conduct. I hope my colleagues in the Senate do the same.”