On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, Congressman Al Green (D-TX 9th District) , who has tried several times to move articles of impeachment against President Trump released the following statement in response to the announcement of an impeachment inquiry:
“On behalf of people of goodwill, I thank the First 58 who voted to move articles of impeachment on December 6, 2017, the Historic 66 who voted to move articles of impeachment on January 19, 2018, and the Noble 95 who voted to move articles of impeachment on July 17, 2019. For their tireless and progressive efforts, I would also like to thank By The People, Center for Popular Democracy, Citizens Impeachment Coalition, Common Cause, Courage Campaign, CREDO, CREW, DC Action Lab, Democracy for America, Free Speech For People, Indivisible, Lawyers for Good Government, Mainers for Accountable Leadership, March for Truth, March for Truth – Boston, MoveOn, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Need to Impeach, NextGen America, Our Revolution, Popular Democracy, Progressive Democrats of America, Revolving Door Project, Social Security Works, StandUp America, and Women’s March.
“With nearly 200 Members of the House of Representatives favoring an impeachment inquiry, we have been
“However, as we approach the 218 votes needed to impeach, there is more to be done.”