CNY Congresspersons React To Impeachment Inquiry

Washington - Local members of Congress are reacting to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's announcement to begin formal impeachment proceedings against President Trump.

Republican Congressman John Katko called the inquiry a dramatic overstep since Congress doesn't have all the information needed to decide if Trump abused his powers.

Democratic Congressman Anthony Brindisi says he and his fellow lawmakers need more details about the intelligence official’s whistleblower complaint into the President’s call with the Ukrainian President.

North Country Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik says she doesn't think Trump should be impeached based on information she has seen but also wants.

Southern Tier Republican Congressman Tom Reed questioned Speaker Pelosi's decision as it came after the President saying he was going to be releasing today a complete, fully declassified and unredacted transcript of his phone conversation with the President of Ukraine.

 

Statewide, reaction to the impeachment of New York's representatives is falling along part lines, with Upstate Democrats hedging impeachment while supporting the process. Downstate Democrats are on the impeachment train.

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