GOP lawmaker claims Democrats putting impeachment 'ahead of rule of law'

December 6, 2019
In The News

A Republican member of the House Judiciary Committee accused Democrats on Friday of putting their desire to impeach President Trump ahead of the needs of the country and the laws of the land.

“It’s their top priority — putting their disdain for the president and politics ahead of the Constitution, the rule of law and the needs of this government and the needs of the people of this country,” Rep. Ben Cline (R-Va.) told Hill.TV.

Cline said that Congress is facing a number of issues to be “concerned” about before the end of the calendar year, such as the upcoming budget resolution to fund the government and Trump's trade deal meant to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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